Flying lotus? holding company air india ltd. owns india's national flag carrier, air india, which serves top yoga (and many other less serene) destinations. the carrier and its affiliates boast a fleet of 150-plus airbus and boeing aircraft that offer domestic and international flights to passengers. affiliate air india express operates as a low-fare carrier between india and the middle east and southeast asia. air india cargo provides freight transportation. the government of india combined air india and indian airlines, both state-controlled carriers, under one umbrella (formerly known as national aviation company of india limited [nacil]), in 2007. today, air india holds more than 18% domestic market share.