Europe, UK & Israel

Baggage allowance rules for travel to and from Europe, the UK, and Israel

Learn about additional baggage allowance for premium club members when travelling to iconic places in Europe, the UK, or Israel.

OriginDestinationEconomy ClassExecutive Class
IndiaEurope/ UK/ Israel2 pieces of up to 23 kg/51 lb each2 pieces of up to 32 kg/71 lb each
Europe/UK/IsraelIndia/SAARC /Australia/Far East/Southeast Asia2 pieces of up to 23 kg/51 lb each2 pieces of up to 32 kg/71 lb each

 

Cabin

Economy

Premium Economy

Business

First

From

To

Comfort
(RBD: S/T/U/L)

Comfort Plus
(RBD: G/W/V/Q/K)

Flex
(RBD: H/M/B/Y)

Comfort Plus
(RBD: N)

Flex
(RBD: A/R)

Comfort Plus
(RBD: Z/J)

Flex
(RBD: D/C)

First
(RBD: F)

Israel (IL)

INDIA (IN)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Sri Lanka (LK)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

ISC excl. IN/LK

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Israel (IL)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

MIDDLE EAST excl. IL

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Thailand (TH) /Singapore (SG) /Hongkong (HK)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Japan (JP)/ South Korea (KR)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Area 03 excl. ISC/TH/SG/HK/JP/KR

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Europe

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Africa

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Americas (North, South and Central America)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Europe

INDIA (IN)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Sri Lanka (LK)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

ISC excl. IN/LK

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Israel (IL)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

MIDDLE EAST excl. IL

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Thailand (TH) /Singapore (SG) /Hongkong (HK)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Japan (JP)/ South Korea (KR)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Area 03 excl. ISC/TH/SG/HK/JP/KR

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Europe

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Africa

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Americas (North, South and Central America)

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Two pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each

Note:

  • Infants in all classes are allowed one piece of baggage of up to 10 kg/22 lb.
  • A piece of baggage weighing more than 32 kg/71 lb will not be allowed. This rule is applicable across the Air India network.

    

Weight and piece concept for baggage allowance

Cabin ClassBaggage DimensionsBaggage Weight 
First and BusinessThe sum of length, breadth, and height of each piece must not exceed or 158 cm/62 inThe weight of each piece must not exceed 32 kg/70 pounds.
EconomyThe total combined dimensions (length + breadth + height) of both pieces should not exceed 273 cm/107 in.The weight of each piece must not exceed 23 kg/50 pounds.

 

Additional baggage allowance for Flying Returns members

Members of the Flying Returns Club can enjoy additional baggage allowance on flights operated by Air India or Star Alliance member airlines.

Flying Returns ClubPiece Concept FlightsWeight Concept flights
The Maharaja Club (STAR GOLD) *1 piece as per cabin class20 kg/44 lb
Golden Edge Club (STAR GOLD) *1 piece as per cabin class20 kg/44 lb
Silver Edge Club1 piece as per cabin class10 kg/22 lb
Flying Returns (Base)NilNil
*For Primary Active/Active members only

 

New Fare Family

Ex-India

No show: When a passenger fails to change/cancel booking within the stipulated time before departure.

No show window: 4 hours

RegionUK & Europe 
CountriesUK, Germany, France, Denmark, Austria, Italy, Netherlands, Israel
 EconomyPremium EconomyBusinessFirst Class
BrandComfortComfort PlusFlexComfort PlusFlexComfort PlusFlexFirst
ItemS/T/U/LG/W/V/Q/KH/M/B/YNA/RZ/JD/CF
BaggageTwo pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb eachTwo pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb eachTwo pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb eachTwo pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb eachTwo pieces of up to 23 kg/ 50.7 lb eachTwo pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb eachTwo pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb eachTwo pieces of up to 32 kg/ 70.5 lb each
Change feeINR 9,6201 free, INR 9,620 thereafterFreeINR 9,620FreeINR 9,620FreeFree
Cancellation FeeINR 18,220INR 12,150INR 6,080INR 12,150INR 6,080INR 12,150INR 12,150INR 12,150
Within No-show window: No Show+ Refund feeINR 30,360INR 22,270INR 14,170INR 22,270INR 14,170INR 22,270INR 20,240INR 20,24
Within No-show window: No Show+ Change feeINR 21,760INR 19,730INR 14,170INR 19,730INR 14,170INR 19,730INR 14,170INR 14,170
Loyalty40%70%100%120%135%150%200%300%
UpgradeAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedNA
SeatsChargeableChargeableChargeableIncludedIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded

Note: All rates mentioned are in INR.

 

Few more things to keep in mind:

  • Baggage allowance cannot be increased on partner or codeshare flights, including those marketed by Air India and operated by a partner airline, or vice versa. 
  • Silver members are eligible for additional baggage allowance on flights operated by Air India only, whereas Gold and Platinum members (corresponding to Star Gold) are eligible for additional baggage allowance on Star Alliance flights as well.
  • Lithium battery powered self-balancing devices are banned and cannot be carried in passenger baggage. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is banned and cannot be carried in checked or hand baggage. Power banks cannot be carried in checked baggage but can be carried in hand baggage.
  • Power banks should be packed in the carry-on bags alone.