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.

OriginDestinationEconomy ClassExecutive ClassTicket Sale and Travel Validity
IndiaAustralia30 kg/66 lb40 kg/88 lbOpen
AustraliaIndia30 kg/66 lb40 kg/88 lbOpen

 

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)30 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
Sri Lanka (LK)30 kg/ 66.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb35 kg/ 77.1 lb440 kg/ 88.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
ISC excl. IN/LK30 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
Israel (IL)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
MIDDLE EAST excl. IL30 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
Thailand (TH) /Singapore (SG) /Hongkong (HK)30 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
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
Area 03 excl. ISC/TH/SG/HK/JP/KR30 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
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
Americas (North, South and Central America)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)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
ISC excl. IN/LKTwo 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
Israel (IL)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
MIDDLE EAST excl. ILTwo 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
Area 03 excl. ISC/TH/SG/HK/JP/KRTwo 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
Americas (North, South and Central America)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
Area 03 excluding Indian Subcontinent /TH/SG/HK/JP/KRINDIA (IN)30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
Sri Lanka (LK)30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
ISC excl. IN/LK30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb30 kg/ 66.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb40 kg/ 88.1 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb45 kg/ 99.2 lb
Israel (IL)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
MIDDLE EAST excl. IL30 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
Thailand (TH) /Singapore (SG) /Hongkong (HK)30 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
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
Area 03 excl. ISC/TH/SG/HK/JP/KR30 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
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
Americas (North, South, and Central America)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

 

OriginDestinationEconomy Class (OW fares)Executive Class (OW fares)Sale and Travel Validity
SeoulHong Kong25 kg40 kg/88 lb 
OsakaHong Kong20 kg/44 lb30 kg/66 lb 
Hong KongSeoul/Osaka30 kg/66 lb40 kg/88 lb 
Tokyo/ OsakaEurope/ UK/ Israel/ USA /Middle East and Gulf/ SAARC2 pieces of up to 23 kg/51 lb each2 pieces of up to 32 kg/71 lb each 
Australia/ Far East/ Southeast AsiaEurope/ UK/ Israel2 pieces of up to 23 kg/51lb each2 pieces of up to 32 kg/71 lb each 
Sydney/ MelbourneMiddle East and Gulf/SAARC30 kg/66 lb40 kg/88 lb 
Australia/ Far East/ Southeast AsiaNew York/Chicago/ San Francisco/Washington2 pieces of up to 23 kg/51 lb each2 pieces of up to 32 kg/71 lb each 
Australia/Hong Kong/ Seoul/ Singapore/ BangkokMiddle East and Gulf /SAARC30 kg/66 lb40 kg/88 lb 
ShanghaiMiddle East and Gulf /SAARCO/B: 20 kgO/B: 30 kg 

 

OriginDestination Revised FBAValidity
DelhiHong Kong40 kg/88 lb (applicable for booking classes except S and T)Till 31  Dec 2023
Hong KongDelhi40 kg/88 lb (applicable for booking classes except S and T)Till 31  Dec 2023

 

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 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) *One piece as per cabin class20 kg/44 lb
Golden Edge Club (STAR GOLD) * One piece as per cabin class20 kg/44 lb
Silver Edge ClubOne 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

RegionAustralia
Countries 
 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 8,0001 free, INR 8,000 thereafterFreeINR 8,000FreeINR 8,000FreeFree
Cancellation FeeINR 20,000INR 12,000INR 8,000INR 12,000INR 8,000INR 15,000INR 12,000INR 12,000
Within No-show window: No Show+ Refund feeINR 36,000INR 26,000INR 20,000INR 26,000INR 20,000INR 29,000INR 24,000INR 26,000
Within No-show window: No Show+ Change feeINR 24,000INR 22,000INR 18,000INR 22,000INR 18,000INR 22,000INR 18,000INR 20,000
Loyalty40%70%100%120%135%150%200%300%
UpgradeAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedAllowedNA
SeatsChargeableChargeableChargeableIncludedIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded

 

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.

A few more things to keep in mind

  • 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 Edge Club Members are eligible for additional baggage allowance on flights operated by Air India only, whereas Golden Edge Club (GEC) and The Maharaja Club (TMC) Members (corresponding to Star Gold) are eligible for additional baggage allowance on Star Alliance operated flights.
  • 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.