Maharashtra is one of the 28 states of India, and is located in the southwest of the country. It is the richest state in India  by quite a long shot, thanks in no small part to the state's capital, Mumbai, which is also the financial capital of India.
- Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) is the main airport in Mumbai. It has regular and direct air links with the major cities of India, like Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata and Chennai, among dozens of other destiantions. It is also linked by air to many major cities of the world. Destinations include London, Tokyo, Bangkok, Bahrain, Tel Aviv, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Muscat, Singapore, Tehran, Dubai, Hong Kong, New York, Nairobi, Frankfurt, Munich, Kathmandu, Doha, Brisbane, Colombo, Zürich, Istanbul, Paris, Mauritius, Cairo, Kuala Lumpur, Addis Ababa, Seoul, Amman, Shanghai, Johannesburg and Sana'a. The international airport terminal is located in Andheri and is one of the busiest in South Asia. The domestic terminal is located at Santa Cruz and handles flights from all parts of the country. Keeping in view the growing number of flights and India's fast growing economy, a new integrated airport terminal is being planned at Panvel and is scheduled to be completed by 2012-2013. Taxis, auto rickshaws, the Mumbai Suburban Railway, BEST bus and rental cars are possible ways to get to/from the airport. Free shuttle service between the international and domestic terminals, running every half hour or so. Pre-paid taxi service is also available between the international and domestic terminals.
- Pune International Airport (PNQ) offers flights to Delhi, Dubai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Nagpur, Shirdi, Indore, Goa, Frankfurt, Kochi and Coimbatore.
- Sonegaon airport connects Nagpur to Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Bhubaneswar and Raipur. International flights include destinations such as Sharjah, Bangkok and Doha.