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Checked Baggage Allowances

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Domestic

Free Checked Baggage Allowance within India :

Baggage exceeding in size, the sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) in excess of 45 inches or 115 centimeters, cannot be treated as hand baggage and will have to be checked in.

First Class 40Kgs.
Executive Class 35 Kgs.
Economy Class (Y,B,M & H) 20 Kgs.
Economy Class (K,Q,V,W,G,L,U,S,T,X, N & E) 15 Kgs.
Infants not entitled to a seat (All economy classes) NIL

Note

  • Infants will be entitled to 1 collapsible stroller/carrycot/infant car seat.
  • The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 32 kgs. This rule is applicable on the entire Air India network.

The revised allowance is applicable on all aircraft types including ATR-42. Above allowances will be applicable for Tickets issued on/after 13th May 2013, including reissuance after that date. Tickets issued prior to this date will be honoured as per the baggage allowance mentioned on the tickets.

Free Checked In Baggage Allowance (FBA) in Economy Class on Domestic Sectors

To reaffirm our commitment to constantly enhance customer service, Air India offers additional free checked-in baggage allowance as under:

Sale Period: 12th August 2015 to 07th February 2016

Travel Period: 12th August 2015 to 07th February 2016

Additional Free Baggage Allowance in Economy Class on Domestic Sectors is applicable for tickets issued on or after 12th August 2015 up to 07th February 2016 including reissuance during the period for travel being undertaken during same period.

Cabin RBD FBA(Adult/Child) FBA (Infants)
First/Business Class F,A,O,C,D,J,Z,I No Change 10 Kgs
Economy Class (Domestic Sectors) Y, B, M, H, K, Q, V, W, G, L, U, T, S, E, X 25 Kgs 10 Kgs
  • The offer is valid on all flights on the domestic network.
  • Passenger travelling on Air India domestic sector and connecting to Air India International sector or vice versa, the Free Baggage Allowance of International sector will be applicable.
  • Passengers dependent on a wheelchair travelling with a fully collapsible wheelchair stored in the aircraft hold or dependent on braces or crutches would be entitled to additional baggage allowances, free of charge.

Note:

  • All Tickets issued prior to this offer i.e. before 12th August 2015 would also be eligible for enhanced current baggage allowance of 25 Kgs for Adult / Children and 10 Kgs for infant on domestic sectors on the entire spectrum of Economy class RBDs for travel from 12th August 2015 up to 07th February 2016.(irrespective of the Free Baggage Allowance (FBA) mentioned on the ticket).
  • Passenger travelling on Alliance Air to Air India or vice versa would be allowed Free Baggage Allowance of 25 Kgs per passenger per flight (irrespective of the Free Baggage Allowance (FBA) mentioned on the ticket).
  • For journey applicable only on Alliance Air Flights (Aircraft types - CRJ / ATR 42) FBA would continue to be restricted to 15 Kgs.

Booking Period: Ongoing

Travel Period: With effect from 8th February 2016

Tickets issued for travel in Economy Class on Domestic Sectors for travel from 8th February 2016 would be as follows:

Cabin RBD FBA(Adult/Child) FBA(Infants)
Economy Class Y, B, M, H 20Kgs Nil
Economy Class K, Q, V, W, G, L, U, T, S, E, X 15Kgs Nil
  • Gold Member of Star Alliance would continue to be permitted an additional 20Kgs of baggage allowance in Economy Class
  • Members of Premium Club and Flying Returns members would continue to be permitted additional baggage, as notified from time to time, over the same.

International

Free Checked Baggage Allowance on the International Network :

Australia

Sydney / Melbourne to India for tickets issued after 22nd Oct 2014 (For journeys originating from Australia)

Executive Class One way fare 40 kgs.
Return fare 40 kgs.
Economy Class One way fare 30 kgs.
Return fare 30 kgs.

India to Sydney / Melbourne for tickets issued after 22nd Oct 2014 (For journeys originating from India)

Executive Class One way fare 40 kgs.
Return fare 40 kgs.
Economy Class One way fare 40 kgs.
Return fare 30kgs.
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Sydney / Melbourne to Rome / Milan / Paris / Frankfurt / London / Birmingham for tickets issued on / after 29th August 2014 (Via Delhi for journeys originating from Australia)

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Sydney / Melbourne to the Middle East for tickets issued after 11th Mar 2015 (For journeys originating from Australia)

Executive Class One way fare 40 kgs.
Executive Class Return fare 40 kgs.
Economy Class One way fare 30 kgs.
Economy Class Return fare 30 kgs.

Sydney / Melbourne to SASC (Colombo / Dhaka / Kabul / Kathmandu / Male/ Yangon ) for tickets issued on / after 19th March 2015 (Via Delhi for journeys originating from Australia)

Executive Class One way fare 40 kgs.
Executive Class Return fare 40 kgs.
Economy Class One way fare 30 kgs.
Economy Class Return fare 30 kgs.

Europe

From India to Europe (Frankfurt / Rome / Milan) for tickets issued on/after 1st May 2015 (For journeys originating from India).

For tickets issued on / before 30th April 2015, Baggage Allowance as displayed on ticket will apply.

Executive Class One way fare 2 Pc /23 Kg. each
Return fare 2 Pc /23 Kg. each
Economy Class One way fare 1 Pc /23 Kg.
Return fare 1 Pc /23 Kg.

From India (except Chennai) to Europe ( Paris ) for tickets issued on/after 1st May 2015 (For journeys originating from India).

For tickets issued on / before 30th April 2015, Baggage Allowance as displayed on ticket will apply.

Executive Class One way fare 2 Pc /23 Kg. each
Return fare 2 Pc /23 Kg. each
Economy Class One way fare 1 Pc /23 Kg.
Return fare 1 Pc /23 Kg.

From India (Chennai) to Europe (Paris ) for tickets issued between 1st May 2015 and 27th August 2015 (For journeys originating from Chennai).

For tickets issued on / before 30th April 2015, Baggage Allowance as displayed on ticket will apply.

Executive Class One way fare 2 Pc /23 Kg. each
Return fare 2 Pc /23 Kg. each
Economy Class One way fare 1 Pc /23 Kg.
Return fare 1 Pc /23 Kg.

From India (Chennai) to Europe (Paris ) for tickets issued on/after 28th August 2015 (For journeys originating from Chennai).

Executive Class One way fare 2 Pc /23 Kg. each
Return fare 2 Pc /23 Kg. each
Economy Class One way fare 1 Pc /30 Kg.
Return fare 1 Pc /30 Kg.

From Europe (Frankfurt / Paris / Rome / Milan) for tickets issued on/after 1st May 2015 (For journeys originating from Europe i.e. Frankfurt / Paris / Rome / Milan)

FREE BAGGAGE

Far East And South East Asia (Except Japan)

India - Bangkok (Journey originating India and ticket issued in India)

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs.

India - Far East / South East Asia (Except Japan)

First Class 40 Kgs.
Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs.

Bangkok - India (Journey originating Bangkok)

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Bangkok - UK (Journey originating Bangkok)

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Bangkok -Europe (Journey originating Bangkok)

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Bangkok - Middle East (Journey originating Bangkok)

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Bangkok - Kathmandu (Journey originating Bangkok)

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Bangkok - USA (Journey originating Bangkok)

Executive Class 2 Pc / 32 Kgs. Each
Economy Class 2 Pc / 23 Kgs. Each

Shanghai - India – Shanghai

First Class 40 Kgs.
Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs.

Shanghai to Birmingham, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Rome & Milan (Journey originating Shanghai)

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs.

Hongkong - India - Hongkong (Journey originating Hongkong)

First Class 50 Kgs.
Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Hongkong - Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Bahrain, Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh, Muscat, & Kabul (Journey originating Hongkong)

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs.

Hongkong to Birmingham, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Rome, Milan, Moscow (Journey originating Hongkong)

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs.

Hongkong - USA (Chicago [ORD], New York [JFK], Newark [EWR]) (Journey originating Hongkong)

Executive Class 2 Pcs (32 Kgs Each Pc)
The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) of each piece must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece.

The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 32 kgs. or 70 pounds.
Economy Class 2 Pcs (23 Kgs each Pc)
For Economy passengers with two pieces of luggage, the total combined dimensions (length + breadth + height) of both pieces should not exceed 273cm (107 inches). Also the linear dimension of each piece should not exceed 62 inches.

The weight of each bag must not exceed 23 Kilos or 50 pounds.

Seoul – India

First Class 40 Kgs.
Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs.

Singapore - India (Via Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai for journey originating Singapore)

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Singapore - Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Bahrain, Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh, Muscat, Kuwait, Dhaka & Kathmandu (Journey originating Singapore)

First Class 40 Kgs.
Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Singapore to Birmingham, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Rome, Milan, Moscow (Journey originating Singapore)

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Singapore - USA (Chicago [ORD], New York [JFK], Newark [EWR]) (Journey originating Singapore)

Executive Class : 2 Pcs (32 Kgs Each Pc)
The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) of each piece must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece.
The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 32 kgs. or 70 pounds.
Economy Class : 2 Pcs (23 Kgs each Pc)
For Economy passengers with two pieces of luggage, the total combined dimensions (length + breadth + height) of both pieces should not exceed 273cm (107 inches). Also the linear dimension of each piece should not exceed 62 inches.
The weight of each bag must not exceed 23 Kilos or 50 pounds.

Note

1) For passengers traveling to interior points in India, International baggage rule is applicable for transit within 24 hours and when the entire journey is ticketed against a through fare. (Not applicable on Domestic flights operated by ATR, CRJ type of Aircraft)

2) In case of separate tickets being issued for travel to the interior points, the domestic baggage rule is applied for the domestic sector/s.

3) Wherever Free Baggage Allowance mentioned above is different from that of mentioned on ticket, Free baggage allowance mentioned on ticket would apply.

4) Passengers carrying volumetric registered baggage will be charged the higher rate, if the gross/actual weight of the registered baggage is less then the volumetric weight

India – Singapore (journey originating India)

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.
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Gulf And Middle East

Dammam - India

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

India - Dammam

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Bahrain - India

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

India - Bahrain

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Kuwait - India

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

India - Kuwait

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Dubai - India

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

India - Dubai

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Sharjah - India

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

India - Sharjah

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Muscat - India

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

India - Muscat

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Abu Dhabi - India

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

India - Abu Dhabi

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

India - Riyadh (Journey originating India)

First Class 50 Kgs.
Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Return Journey

First Class 50 Kgs.
Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Jeddah - India (Journey originating Jeddah)

First Class 50 Kgs.
Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Return Journey

First Class 50 Kgs.
Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Dubai / Abu Dhabi / Muscat to Bangkok / Singapore / Hongkong / Shanghai / Tokyo / Osaka / Seoul / Sydney / Melbourne for tickets issued on / after 8th August 2015

Executive Class One way fare 40 kgs.
Executive Class Return fare 40 kgs.
Economy Class One way fare 30 Kgs.
Economy Class Return fare 30 Kgs.
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Japan

Tokyo/Osaka – Delhi (or Mumbai when travel is on AI315 from Osaka)

First Class 2 Pc / 32 Kgs. (32Kgs. Each Pc)
Executive Class 2 Pc / 32 Kgs.(32Kgs. Each Pc)
The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece
Economy Class 2 Pc / 23 Kgs. (23Kgs. Each Pc)
The sum of the 3 dimensions (length+breadth+height) of both together must not exceed 107 in.
The linear dimension of each piece (length+breadth+height) must not exceed 62 in. or 158cms.
Infants in all classes 1 pc 10kg / 22lb
The sum of the 3 dimensions (length+breadth+height) must not exceed 45 in or 115 cms
For passengers traveling to interior points in India, International baggage rule is applicable for
transit within 24 hours and when the entire journey is ticketed against a single ticket number.
In case of separate tickets being issued for travel to the interior points, the domestic baggage rule is applied for the domestic sector/s.

Delhi (or Mumbai when travel is on AI314 to Osaka) - Tokyo/Osaka

First Class 2 Pc / 32 Kgs. (32Kgs. Each Pc)
Executive Class 2 Pc / 32 Kgs. (32Kgs. Each Pc)
The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece
Economy Class 2 Pc / 23 Kgs. (23Kgs. Each Pc)
The sum of the 3 dimensions (length+breadth+height) of both together must not exceed 107 in.
The linear dimension of each piece (length+breadth+height) must not exceed 62 in. or 158cms.
Infants in all classes 1 pc 10 kg/ 22lb
The sum of the 3 dimensions (length+breadth+height) must not exceed 45 in or 115 cms
In addition they are entitled to 1 collapsible stroller/carrycot/infant car seat
For passengers traveling from interior points in India connecting either to Tokyo or to
Osaka, International baggage rule is applicable for transit within 24 hours and when the entire journey is ticketed against a single ticket number.
In case of separate tickets being issued for travel from the interior points, the domestic baggage rule is applied for the domestic sector/s.

Osaka - Hongkong - Osaka (Journey originating Osaka)

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs.
Infant (Executive/Economy Class) 10 Kgs.
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