Rules for Excess Baggage

Packing heavy? We’ve got your back

Fly without baggage worries. Pay an additional fee to carry all your baggage, be it heavy or larger than allowed, in both our international and domestic sectors. If your luggage exceeds the weight limit of 32 kg/70lb per bag, you will be charged a fee for the excess baggage based on your ticket.

Domestic routes 

Origin/Destination

Cost

India

INR 600/kg per sector/flight

 

Tax rates are applicable on the value reflected on Excess Baggage Tickets (EBTs) issued in India, except those from tax-exempted airports.

Passengers travelling from or to the following airports are exempt from paying tax.

  • Dibrugarh Airport (Assam) 
  • Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati (Assam) 
  • Rowriah Airport or Jorhat Airport, Jorhat (Assam)  
  • Lilabari Airport or North Lakhimpur Airport, Ujjalpur (Assam) 
  • Silchar Airport, Kumbhirgram (Assam) 
  • Salonibari or Tezpur Airport (Assam) 
  • Bir Tikendrajit International Airport, Imphal (Manipur)  
  • Umroi Airport or Shillong Airport, Umroi (Meghalaya) 
  • Lengpui Airport, Aizawl (Mizoram)  
  • Dimapur Airport, Dimapur (Nagaland) 
  • Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Airport, Agartala (Tripura) 
  • Civil Aérodrome Bagdogra or Bagdogra Airport, Siliguri (West Bengal)

International routes 

Excess baggage rates are defined as weight or piece concept, as applicable to the point of origin and destination.

Weight concept 

Excess baggage will be determined based on number, size and weight of the bags carried by the passenger. Charges will be dependent on the origin and destination as per band classification for piece concept.

Band classification for weight concept 

Band 1

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Doha, Saudi Arabia, and Oman.

Band 2

Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Russia.

Band 3

Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and Shanghai.

Band 4

Within same country except India.

 

Charges applied as per weight concept

Currency is in USD per kg.

From / ToBand 1Band 2Band 3
Band 1

20

30

45

Band 2

30

20

55

Band 3

45

55

20

Band 410

_

_

 

From / ToUAE, Oman, Bahrain,  
Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq
Band 1Band 2Band 3

UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Doha,  
Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq

30

35

40

50

 

Travelling from or to India

To/ FromExcess baggage charges (USD/kg)
Australia35
Bahrain15
Bangladesh15
China35
Hong Kong20
Kuwait15
Maldives15
Myanmar15
Nepal15
Oman15
Qatar15
Saudi Arabia15
Singapore20
Sri Lanka15
Thailand20
United Arab Emirates15

 All fees are exclusive of applicable taxes.

Piece concept 

Excess baggage will be determined based on number, size and weight of the bags carried by the passenger. Charges will be dependent on the origin and destination as per band classification for piece concept.

Band classification for piece concept 

Band 1

Northern, Southern, Central America

Band 2

Australia, New Zealand, Fiji

Band 3

UK, Europe, Israel, Africa

Band 4

Japan

Band 5

Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong SAR-China, China, Republic of Korea, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Russia 

Band 6

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar

Band 7

Within the same country and between/within UK, Europe, Israel

 

Note 

For bands 2, 5, and 6, the piece concept will be applied only in case of a connecting journey to a destination. Else, passengers will be charged under weight concept only.

 Charges as per piece concept

Currency is in USD per kg.

1. Extra Piece (0-23 kg)/(0-51 lb)

Origin/ Destination

India

Band 1

Band 2

Band 3

Band 4

Band 5

Band 6

India

_

240

200

180

160

130

100

Band 1

240

_

340

200

300

280

260

Band 2

200

340

_

300

_

260

240

Band 3

180

200

300

_

280

240

220

Band 4

160

300

_

280

_

220

200

Band 5

130

280

260

240

220

120

_

Band 6

100

260

240

220

200

_

_
Band 750______

 

2. Overweight: 23-32 kg per piece/50-70 lb per piece

Place of origin or destination

India

Band 1

Band 2

Band 3

Band 4

Band 5

Band 6

India

 _

130

110

100

90

70

50

Band 1

130

_

180

110

160

150

140

Band 2

110

180

_

160

_   

140

130

Band 3

100

110

160

_

150

130

120

Band 4

90

160

_  

150

_

120

110

Band 5

70

150

140

130

120

90

 _

Band 6

50

140

130

120

110

 _

_

Band 740__ ___ _

 

3. Oversize: 158-203 cm per piece/62-80 in per piece

Place of origin or destination

IndiaBand 1Band 2Band 3Band 4Band 5Band 6
India_130110100907050
Band 1

130

_

180

110

160

150

140

Band 2

110

180

_

160

_

140

130

Band 3

100

110

160

_

150

130

120

Band 4

90

160

_

150

_

120

110

Band 5

70

150

140

130

120

90

_

Band 6

50

140

130

120

110

_

_

Band 7

40

_

_

_

_

_

_

 

4. Oversized baggage charges for travel from India to the US or Canada

Description

Charges Applied 

USA Canada

Part of FBA* excess weight up to 32 kg/70 lb

USD 130

CAD 160

Part of FBA and excess size up to 203 cm or 80 in

USD 130

CAD 160

Excess piece

USD 240

CAD 300

Excess piece and weight 32 kg/70 lb 

USD 370

CAD 460

Excess piece and weight 32 kg70 lb and size up to 203 cm/80 in 

USD 500 

CAD 620

Part of FBA and excess size above 203 cm/80 in

USD 720 

CAD 890

Excess piece and excess size above 203 cm/80 in

USD 960 

CAD 1180

*FBA stands for Free Baggage Allowance 

Note 

  • Baggage exceeding 203 cm/80 in can only be carried as accompanied baggage (if prior handling arrangements have been made with carrier's local office).
  • TV can be included in the FBA for excess piece and size.

Prepaid baggage

You can purchase prepaid baggage after you book your tickets to save time and money.