AUSTRALIA, FAR EAST, and SOUTHEAST ASIA

Baggage guidelines for travelling to and from Australia, Far East, and Southeast Asia

Whether you’re off on a family adventure to Southeast Asia or heading to the Outback of Australia, there’s plenty of room for all your must-haves. Learn more about baggage allowances for travel to these countries.

CabinEconomyPremium EconomyBusinessFirst
FromToComfort 
(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)
Thailand (TH)/ Singapore (SG)/ Hongkong (HK)India (IN)25 kg/ 55.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
Sri Lanka (LK)30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
Bangladesh (BD)30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb
Nepal, Myanmar, Maldives25 kg/ 55.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
IsraelTwo 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
Middle East and Gulf region25 kg/ 55.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb
35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
Thailand (TH)/ Singapore (SG)/ Hongkong (HK)25 kg/ 55.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
Japan (JP)/ South Korea (KR)Two 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
Australia and New Zealand25 kg/ 55.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
EuropeTwo 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
AfricaTwo 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 each2Two 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
United States and CanadaTwo 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
Japan (JP) / South Korea (KR)India (IN)Two 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
Sri Lanka (LK)Two 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
Nepal, Myanmar, Maldives, BangladeshTwo 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
IsraelTwo 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
Middle East and Gulf regionTwo 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
Thailand (TH)/ Singapore (SG)/ Hongkong (HK)Two 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
Japan (JP)/ South Korea (KR)Two 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
Australia and New ZealandTwo 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
EuropeTwo 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
AfricaTwo 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
United States and CanadaTwo 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
Australia and New ZealandIndia (IN)25 kg/ 55.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
Sri Lanka (LK)30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
Bangladesh (BD)30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb
Nepal, Myanmar, Maldives25 kg/ 55.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
IsraelTwo 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
Middle East and Gulf region25 kg/ 55.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
Thailand (TH)/ Singapore (SG)/ Hongkong (HK)25 kg/ 55.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
Japan (JP)/ South Korea (KR)Two 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
Australia and New Zealand25 kg/ 55.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
EuropeTwo 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
AfricaTwo 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
United States and CanadaTwo 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

 

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/70 lb will not be allowed on the flight. This rule is applicable across the Air India network. 

 

Baggage allowance by size and weight

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

 

Additional allowance for Flying Returns members

Flying Returns members can bring additional baggage on flights operated by Air India and Star Alliance member airlines. The additional allowance is based on the tier status of Flying Returns members for weight concept and piece concept sectors.

Flying Returns TierPiece Concept FlightsWeight Concept flights
Platinum (Star Gold)One piece upto 23 kg20 kg/44 lb
Gold (Star Gold)One piece upto 23 kg20 kg/44 lb 
Silver 10 kg/22lb
RedNilNil

Terms and conditions apply. Extra baggage allowance and lounge access is subject to change as per government directive.

 

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

RegionFar East 
CountriesJapan, Korea
 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 6,0001 free, INR 6,000 thereafterFreeINR 6000FreeINR 6000FreeFree
Cancellation FeeINR 14,000INR 9,000INR 6,000INR 9,000INR 6,000INR 12,000INR 9,000INR 9,000
Within No-show window: No Show+ Refund feeINR 28,000INR 21,000INR 16,000INR 21,000INR 16,000INR 24,000INR 19,000INR 21,000
Within No-show window: No Show+ Change feeINR 20,000INR 18,000INR 15,000INR 18,000INR 15,000INR 18,000INR 15,000INR 17,000
Loyalty40%70%100%120%135%150%200%300%
UpgradeAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedNA
SeatsChargeableChargeableChargeableIncludedIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded

 

RegionAPAC 
CountriesSingapore, Thailand, HongKong
 EconomyPremium EconomyBusinessFirst Class
BrandComfortComfort PlusFlexComfort PlusFlexComfort PlusFlexFirst
ItemS/T/U/LG/W/V/Q/KH/M/B/YNA/RZ/JD/CF
Baggage30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
Change feeINR 6,0001 free, INR 6,000 thereafterFreeINR 6,000FreeINR 6,000FreeFree
Cancellation FeeINR 8,000INR 7,000INR 5,000INR 7,000INR 5,000INR 7,000INR 7,000INR 7,000
Within No-show window: No Show+ Refund feeINR 23,000INR 19,000INR 15,000INR 19,000INR 15,000INR 19,000INR 17,000INR 19,000
Within No-show window: No Show+ Change feeINR 21,000INR 18,000INR 14,000INR 18,000INR 14,000INR 18,000INR 14,000INR 16,000
Loyalty40%70%100%120%135%150%200%300%
UpgradeAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedNA
SeatsChargeableChargeableChargeableIncludedIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded

Note: All rates mentioned are in INR.

 

Points to remember:

  • Additional baggage allowance is not available on partner or codeshare flights, including flights marketed by Air India and operated by a partner airline or partner-marketed flights operated by Air India. 
  • 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 carry-on bags alone.