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Airport Upgrades

International Airport Upgrades - Get Upfront offer

Airport Upgrade for travel Ex - India .CLICK HERE

Airport Upgrade for travel Into India. CLICK HERE

Salient features:

Passenger can get upgraded from Economy Class to Business Class and Business Class to First Class, against the fixed payment. Details of fixed payment for various sectors can be viewed above.

Additional 12% GST is applicable on upgrade amount, effective 01st July 2017.


  • Applicable to all passenger type i.e. Adult, Child.
  • The offer is open to all valid ticket holders, i.e. revenue and non -revenue tickets. Non -Revenue tickets include : Airline Employee flying on free tickets(SOL) , or Interline. Industry Discount (e.g. ID50) tickets.


  • Upgrade is permitted from Business class to First Class.
  • Upgrade is permitted from Economy Class to Business Class. Economy Class to First Class which represents upgrading a passenger to two cabin classes, is permitted.
  • No Child /Infant discount permitted on upgrade amounts.
  • Lounge Facility at the Airport is permitted only for Revenue Passengers under the paid upgrade offer.
  • Upgrade is non-transferable, non-reusable and cannot be converted to cash or otherwise.
  • The upgrade is applicable for the specific flight only.

Scheme Validity:

The scheme is valid up to 31st March 2023. The Upgrade Amounts are subject to change, without prior notice and also subject to availability of seats.

Applicable Sectors:

The scheme is applicable on all international sectors on flights operated by Air India, departing with Business and/or First Class configuration.


  • The upgraded passengers will be checked -in through separate Business Class counter.
  • The upgraded passenger is entitled to priority immigration and security check wherever applicable.


  • Upgrade is offered on First Come First Serve basis subject to physical presence of a passenger at the airport. Advance reservation in Business class is not permitted.
  • The facility to upgrade at the airport will be open up to 1 hour before the departure of flight.
  • Airport upgrade scheme will also be available to the passengers who have Tele checked in /Web checked in /City checked in.
  • Passenger can pay the Airport upgrade amount at the Airport, Air India City Office or through Call Center in advance across the country.
  • The upgrade voucher can be redeemed against the airport upgrade subject to seat available in higher cabin.

Baggage Allowance:

Passenger can now avail enhanced baggage allowance of the higher upgraded class of travel.

FFP Miles:

FFP miles will be as per original class of travel. – e.g. Passengers holding Economy class ticket availing the Airport Upgrade will get FFP accrual of miles of Economy class.

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