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Star Air India is an Indian airline based in Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore, Karnataka. Star Air began operations to domestic Indian destinations in January 2019 with the aim of offering commuter flights within Karnataka state as well as to neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.

The airline was established by Ghodawat Enterprises, the Aviation arm of Sanjay Ghodawat Group (SGG), which also operates a private best-in-class helicopter service.

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Baggage Policy

Star Air India has different baggage rules for carry-on and checked baggage.

Carry-on Baggage

When flying with Star Air, passengers can carry a bag of up to 7 kg (including a laptop). Hand baggage must not exceed the following dimensions: L 38cm, B 15cm, H 40cm – 5kg.

Checked Baggage

Passengers flying with Star Air can check in 1 free bag that weighs no more than 15 kilograms.

Any passengers who wish to add extra baggage can do so at the time of booking.

Excess Baggage

At the airport, a fee of INR 400 (5.44 United States Dollars) will be charged for every extra Kilogram of excess baggage which exceeds the free limit of 1 Bag of 15Kgs.

Cabin Classes

Economy Class is the only cabin class available onboard Star Air flights.

Economy Class


On a Star Airlines flight, there are up to 50 standard seats available. Pre-flight seat selection is available (charges apply) and can be completed during the booking process.


Light snacks, beverages (including hot and cold drinks), and warm meals are available onboard flights. But please note that this is not complimentary and fees will apply. Adjustable air-con, lighting, and W/C facilities are available on all flights.


Star Air India passengers can check in online and at the airport. Find out about Star Air India's check-in policy, including check-in closing and opening times.

Online Check-in

Passengers can check-in through Star Air India's website up to 24 hours before the scheduled flight departs.

Airport Check-in

It is recommended that passengers flying with Star Air check in at least 3 hours prior to scheduled departure. Check-in opens and closes 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of the flight.

Frequent Flyer Programme

Star Air India does not currently offer a frequent flyer program.

Airline Alliance

Star Air India is not currently part of an airline alliance program.

Special Services

If you're travelling with Star Air, the airline can provide a number of special services for those with disabilities or requiring additional assistance. It is advised to contact our customer service team before you book to avoid disappointment, or at least 48 hours before departure.

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Destinations that Star Air India flies to

Flying from its hub airports at Kempegowda International Airport and Belagaavi Airport, Star Air flies to a number of domestic destinations within India: Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Belgaum, Tirupati, Kalaburagi, Hubli, Indore, Mumbai, Ajmer, Ghaziabad. In November 2020, the airline also started flights to Delhi.

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Hub Airport

Kempegowda International Airport

Kempegowda International Airport is Bengaluru’s international airport. The airport is currently a hub for many airlines including IndiGoAlliance Air, Star Air and Go Air.

In addition, there are a number of airlines operating flights from this airport. This includes Saudia, Air France, Thai AirwaysMalindo Air and Vistara.

Belagaavi Airport

Belagaavi Airport was first established by the Royal Air Force in 1942. Since then, the airport has become the hub for various private airlines. The airport is located 15km away from the main city and it resides next to the city's state highway.

Currently, the airport is the hub for Star Air India.


The Star Air fleet includes 5 Embraer 145LR aircraft, each of which has a capacity of up to 50 passengers.


5th November 2020

Star Air India to begin new route between Kalaburagi and Delhi

Star Air India, a growing regional carrier, is planning to begin commercial flights between Kalaburagi and Delhi (Hindon). The non-stop flight is set to begin from November 2020. This will be the flight between the cities. Currently, the journey is only available by road or rail, which takes up to 24 hours.

11th November 2019

Star Air commences new route to Gulbarga

Things are looking good for Indian regional carrier Star Air. Star Air is set to provide the first scheduled service to the city of Gulbarga when it launches a weekly service from Bangalore Int'l. This service is set to begin in November 2020. The carrier will use its fleet of three E145s for the route. Star Air has also recently started more weekly scheduled flights between Hubli and Delhi Hindon.

Frequently asked questions

Can I check in online with Star Air India?

Yes, check-in is available online with Star Air. Check-in is open 24 hours prior to the scheduled departure of your flight.

What is Star Air's hub airport?

Star Air use Kempegowda International Airport and Belagaavi Airport as their hub airports. They're located in Bengaluru and Samba.

Who owns Star Air India?

The Sanjay Ghodawat Group are the parent company of Star Air India. The airline was founded in 2017 but began operations in 2019.