Prepaid Baggage Charges

Pay for your excess baggage in advance

Make the most of our Prepaid Baggage offer to escape last-minute airport dashes!

Any additional weight carried by a passenger beyond the allotted Free Baggage Allowance (FBA) is considered excess baggage. Take advantage of our prepaid baggage offer to pay for excess baggage ahead of time (up to six hours before the flight departure) and save money. Any passenger holding a valid e-ticket starting with a number 098 can utilise this offer for domestic flights on Air India.

Prepaid baggage charges for piece concept

Here is how you prepay for excess baggage and get the discounts listed below:

  • Pay online: Go to the Manage Booking tab on our homepage
  • Pay over the phone: Call customer support
  • Pay in person: Visit Air India's City Booking Offices (CTO), Airport Offices (ATO), or an authorised Air India agent.

 

Extra piece (0-23 Kg)/(0-51 lb)

From/ToIndiaBand 1Band 2Band 3Band 4Band 5Band 6
India_19216014412810480
Band 1192_272160240224208
Band 2160272_240_208192
Band 3144160240_224192176
Band 4128240_224_176160
Band 510422420819217696_
Band 680208192176160__
Band 740

Please note that excess baggage rates are quoted in USD and shall be applicable in USD or its equivalent in local currency.

 

**Overweight: More than 23 kg up to 32 kg (per piece) /More than 50 lb to 70 lb (per piece)
From/ToIndiaBand 1Band 2Band 3Band 4Band 5Band 6
India_1048880725640
Band 1104_14488128120112
Band 288144_128_112104
Band 38088128_12010496
Band 472128_120_9688
Band 5561201121049672_
Band 6401121049688__
Band 732

Please note that excess baggage rates are quoted in USD and shall be applicable in USD or its equivalent in local currency.

 

Oversize: 158-203 cm (per piece)/62-80 in (per piece) 
From/ToIndiaBand 1Band 2Band 3Band 4Band 5Band 6
India_1048880725640
Band 1104_14488128120112
Band 288144_128_112104
Band 38088128_12010496
Band 472128_120_9688
Band 5561201121049672_
Band 6401121049688__
Band 732

Please note that excess baggage rates are quoted in USD and shall be applicable in USD or its equivalent in local currency. 

 

Band 1Northern/Southern/ Central America
Band 2Australia, New Zealand, Fiji
Band 3UK, Europe, Israel, Africa
Band 4Japan
Band 5          Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, South Korea, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Africa, Qatar, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Russia.
Band 6Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
Band 7Within Same Country and between/within the UK, Europe, Israel

Prepaid Baggage Charges Ex India (Prices are inclusive of 5% tax for Economy and 12% tax for Business and First class)

Terms & Conditions:

  1. Prepaid excess baggage booked is non-transferable, and not applicable for an infant.
  2. Any extra weight, over and above the prepaid allowances, must be paid for at the airport, as per the standard airport excess baggage rate.
  3. Excess baggage purchased must be used for checked baggage on the flight specified in the booking. This service cannot be used for cargo transportation.
  4. If there is a change in the date or time of the booked flight, the excess baggage allowance will be linked with the new flight.
  5. For passengers holding round trip tickets, separate excess baggage payment is required for the return flight if needed.
  6. Prepaid excess baggage is only applicable for multi-city travel if the passenger is in transit and when the baggage is checked through to the final destination. If baggage is collected by the passenger at any airport during the journey, additional excess baggage fees apply to subsequent flights.
  7. Refund policy: 
    • No partial or complete refund will be made at the check-in counter for baggage weighing less than the purchased excess baggage amount.
    • Air India will provide a full refund of excess baggage payments if the flight is cancelled by Air India.
    • For bookings that are cancelled by passengers in accordance with fare terms prior to flight departure, Air India will provide a full refund of excess baggage payments.
    • Excess baggage payments are non-refundable in case of a no-show for scheduled flights.
  8. Unused excess baggage weight cannot be refunded or used on subsequent or alternate flights.