Baggage Guidelines

Baggage Guidelines

Whether you are packing for a solo trip across Europe or taking the family to the Far East, we have all the information you need. Find out what you cannot carry onboard our flights or what to do if you have done a little extra shopping to take back home.


Cabin or Carry-on Baggage

Not sure of what you can carry as cabin baggage? Learn more about weight, number of pieces, and what you can take onboard our flights.

Checked Baggage Allowance

What you must know about your checked baggage on our domestic and international flights.
Restricted items and baggage advisory

Restricted Items & Baggage Advisory

Here is a list of what you can and cannot carry on your Air India flight. Also, read our baggage advisory for a hassle-free travel experience.
Excess Baggage

Excess Baggage

Need to pack something extra? Find out what you need to do and review our excess baggage fees.
Special Baggage

Special Baggage

Take advantage of our special baggage feature to fly with your sports equipment or musical instrument right next to you.
Unaccompanied Baggage

Unaccompanied Baggage

Are you sending baggage as cargo? Check this to know about what you can carry and when your unaccompanied baggage will reach you.
Lost or Damaged Baggage

Lost or Damaged Baggage

Still waiting for your baggage to arrive? Has your baggage been damaged or lost? Learn about what we do to ensure your luggage is safe.
Track your Bags

Track Your Bags

Delayed or damaged baggage? Just enter your details into the WorldTracer Baggage Tracing System and leave the rest to us.
Pre-Paid Baggage Charges

Prepaid Baggage Charges

Pay less when booking additional baggage using Air India's prepaid baggage allowance scheme.

Baggage policy for International Airports

Baggage Policy for International Airports

Find information on the baggage acceptance policy of airports in Oman, Bahrain, Sharjah and Dubai.