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Checked Baggage Allowances

Checked Baggage Allowances

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.

International

Free Checked Baggage Allowance on the International Network :

Australia

Sydney / Melbourne to India for tickets issued on/before 11th May 2014 (For journeys originating from Australia)

Executive Class One way Journey 30 kgs.
Return Journey 30 kgs.
Economy Class One way Journey 20 kgs.
Return Journey 20 kgs.

India to Sydney / Melbourne for tickets issued on/before 11th May 2014 (For journeys originating from India)

Executive Class One way Journey 40 kgs.
Return Journey 30 kgs.
Economy Class One way Journey 40 kgs.
Return Journey 20 kgs.

Sydney / Melbourne to India for tickets issued effective 12th May 2014 (For journeys originating from Australia)

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

India to Sydney / Melbourne for tickets issued effective 12th May 2014 (For journeys originating from India)

Executive Class One way Journey 40 kgs.
Return Journey 40 kgs.
Economy Class One way Journey 40 kgs
Return Journey 30 kgs
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Sydney / Melbourne to India from 10th Dec 2014 to 11th Jan 2015 (For journeys originating from Australia)

Executive Class One way Journey 30 kgs.
Return Journey 30 kgs.
Economy Class One way Journey 20 kgs
Return Journey 20 kgs
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India to Sydney / Melbourne from 11th Jan 2015 to 10th Feb 2015 (For journeys originating from India)

Executive Class One way Journey 40 kgs.
Return Journey 30 kgs.
Economy Class One way Journey 40 kgs
Return Journey 20 kgs
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Europe

Frankfurt - India - Frankfurt (For journeys originating from Germany) - valid till 31st March 2015

First Class 2 Pc / 23Kgs.Each
Executive Class 2 Pc / 23Kgs.Each
Economy Class 1 Pc / 23Kgs.
Infant Ticket 1 Pc / 10 Kgs.

Linear dimensions (length+height+width) of each piece not exceeding 158cms (62inches).

Above Free Baggage Allowance is valid for travel originating in Germany only for tickets issued in Germany only.

Please contact your travel agent in Germany for Information on Indian Ethnic Baggage Allowance ex-Germany.

For further queries please contact Air India at reservations@airindia.de or at traffic@airindia.de

Frankfurt - Kathmandu - Frankfurt (For journeys originating in Germany) - valid till 31st March 2015

First Class 2 Pc / 23Kgs.Each
Executive Class 2 Pc / 23Kgs.Each
Economy Class 1 Pc /30 Kgs.
Infant Ticket 1 Pc / 10 Kgs.
Linear dimensions (length+height+width) of each piece not exceeding 158cms (62inches).

For further queries please contact Air India at reservations@airindia.de or at traffic@airindia.de.

India – Frankfurt

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

Paris - India (For journeys originating from Paris)

Executive Class 48 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Paris - Other Destinations (For journeys originating from Paris)

Executive Class 35 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs.

India - Paris (Except Chennai)

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

Chennai – Paris

First Class 40 Kgs.
Executive Class 35 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Rome/Milan (For journeys originating from Italy)

Executive Class 2 Pc / 23Kgs.Each
Economy Class 1 Pc / 23Kgs.
Infant Ticket 1 Pc / 10 Kgs.

Linear dimensions (length+height+width) of each piece not exceeding 158cms (62inches).

Above Free Baggage Allowance is valid for travel originating in Italy only for tickets issued in Italy only.

Please contact your travel agent in Italy for Information on Indian Ethnic Baggage Allowance ex Italy.

India – Rome/Milan

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs.
Infant 10 Kgs.
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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) - valid till 31st March 2015

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Bangkok - UK (Journey originating Bangkok) - valid till 31st March 2015

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Bangkok -Europe (Journey originating Bangkok) - valid till 31st March 2015

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Bangkok - Middle East (Journey originating Bangkok) - valid till 31st March 2015

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Bangkok - Kathmandu (Journey originating Bangkok) - valid till 31st March 2015

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Bangkok - USA (Journey originating Bangkok) - valid till 31st March 2015

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.

Hongkong - India - Hongkong (Journey originating Hongkong) - valid till 31st March 2015

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

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, London, Dhaka & Kathmandu (Journey originating Singapore)

Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 30 Kgs.

Singapore to Birmingham, Frankfurt, Paris, Rome, Milan (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.

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.

India - Jeddah (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.

Riyadh - India (Journey originating Riyadh)

First Class 60 Kgs.
Executive Class 50 Kgs.
Economy Class 40 Kgs.

Return Journey

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

Jeddah - India (Journey originating Jeddah)

First Class 60 Kgs.
Executive Class 50 Kgs.
Economy Class 40 Kgs.

Return Journey

First Class 50 Kgs.
Executive Class 40 Kgs.
Economy Class 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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South Asian Sub Continent

Between India and Male

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs

Between India and Kabul

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs

Between India and Dhaka

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs

Between India and Kathmandu

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs

Between India and Yangon

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs

Between India and Colombo

Executive Class 30 Kgs.
Economy Class 20 Kgs
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UK

UK - India (For journeys originating from UK)

First Class 3 Pc / 23Kgs.Each
Executive Class 3 Pc / 23Kgs.Each

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece

The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 23 kgs or 51 pounds.

Economy Class 2 Pc / 23Kgs.Each

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece

The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 23 kgs or 51 pounds.

India - UK (For journeys originating from India and tickets issued on/before 17th Jul 2014)

First Class 69 Kgs.
Executive Class 69 Kgs.
Economy Class 28 Kgs.

India - UK (For journeys originating from India and tickets issued on/after 18th Jul 2014)

First Class 3 Pc / 23Kgs.Each
Executive Class 3 Pc / 23Kgs.Each

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece

The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 23 kgs or 51 pounds.

Economy Class 2 Pc / 23Kgs.Each

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece

The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 23 kgs or 51 pounds.

UK to beyond India points (Via India)

First Class 50 Kgs. (each Pc not to exceed 23 Kgs.)
Executive Class 50 Kgs. (each Pc not to exceed 23 Kgs.)
Economy Class 30 Kgs. (each Pc not to exceed 23 Kgs.)
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USA / Canada

First Class and Executive Class : 2 Pc. / 32 Kgs. Each

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) 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 Pc. / 23 Kgs. Each

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) of both must not exceed 107 inches. Moreover the linear dimension of each piece should not exceed 62 inches.

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

Infants in all classes 1 Pc 10 kg/ 22 lb.

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 45 inches or 115 centimeters. In addition they are entitled to 1 collapsible stroller/carrycot/infant car seat subject to availability of space.

Note

Piece concept is not Applicable on Flights operated by Beech craft & ATR Aircraft and on class of travel U,T & S.

The following items will be considered as part of your checked in baggage allowance and must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters - sleeping bag or bedroll/rucksack/knapsack/back-pack/fishing kit/sporting arms/snow-skis/water skis/golfing kit/fishing kit/wheelchair or assistive devices that the passenger is dependant upon.

Child fares are entitled to the same baggage allowance as adults.

Incapacitated passengers may carry one wheelchair or other assistive devices.

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Checked Baggage Allowance-Rest Of The World-Weight System

First Class 40 Kgs. (88 lbs)
Executive Class 30 Kgs. (66 lbs)
Economy Class 20 Kgs. (44 lbs)
Infants in all classes 10 Kgs. (22 lbs)

Infants not entitled to a seat are allowed one checked baggage or carry-on fully collapsible stroller or pushchair, or an infant's carrying basket that may be carried in the passenger cabin, subject to availability of space.

The following items will be considered as part of your checked in baggage allowance and must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters - sleeping bag or bedroll/rucksack/knapsack/back-pack/fishing kit/sporting arms/snow-skis/water skis/golfing kit/fishing kit/wheelchair or assistive devices that the passenger is dependant upon.

Musical instruments will be permitted as part of checked-in baggage only. Musical instruments may be pooled in the Free Baggage Allowance but if in excess of the Free Baggage allowance, a charge will be levied as per the applicable excess baggage charges. No musical instrument will be permitted to be carried as Cabin baggage.

The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 32 kgs. This rule is applicable on the entire Air India network.

Child fares are entitled to the same baggage allowance as adults.

Incapacitated passengers may carry one wheelchair or other assistive devices.

For oversized baggage with total dimensions exceeding 204 cm (80 inches), advance arrangements need to be made with Air India. Should the weight of any one piece exceed 32 kg., or dimensions exceed those prescribed, an additional charge may be levied.

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