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Air India Baggage Allowance

Carry-On Allowance: Domestic Sector

Air India permits each passenger to carry one bag and one personal item on the plane. This personal item can either be a briefcase, laptop bag or handbag. It should be noted that outer garments and assistive devices are not counted as personal items. All the luggage that is carried on-board must fit under the seat in front or in the overhead bin. There are some regulations that should be followed though. These are:

  • Maximum Dimensions of Carry-on Luggage: 22 in x 16 in x 8 in/55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm (length + width + height)
  • Maximum Weight of Carry-on Luggage: 18 lb/8 kg

Checked-In Baggage (Domestic)

  • For one piece of baggage, the maximum weight allowed is 70 lb/32 kg.
  • For First Class: 88 lb/40 kg
  • For Executive Class: 88 lb/40 kg
  • For Economy Class: 66 lb/30 kg
  • For Infants not occupying a seat: 22 lb/10 kg

Checked-In Baggage (International flights except to or from USA or Canada)

  • For First Class: 88 lb/40 kg
  • For Executive Class: 66 lb/30 kg
  • For Economy Class: 44 lb/20 kg
  • For Infants not occupying a seat: 22 lb/10 kg

Checked-In Baggage (International flights to or from USA or Canada)

For First Class and Executive Class, two pieces of baggage are allowed.

  • Maximum Weight/piece: 70 lb/32 kg
  • Maximum Dimensions: 62 linear inches/158 cm (length + width + height)

For Economy Class, two pieces of baggage are allowed.

  • Maximum Weight per piece: 50 lb/23 kg
  • Maximum Dimensions: 62 linear inches/158 cm (length + width + height)

For Infants who don't occupy a seat, one piece of baggage is allowed. Also, an infant car seat or collapsible stroller is allowed.

  • Maximum Weight per piece: 50 lb/23 kg
  • Maximum Dimensions: 45 linear inches/115 cm (length + width + height)

Excess Baggage Fees

For every extra kg of baggage carried, the extra fee calculated is equal to 1.5% of the highest full fare of a direct one-way adult economy class. On the date of issuance of the excess baggage ticket, these charges will be in effect.

Special Baggage

There are a number of sports equipment items that Air India offers to transport without charging any additional amount.

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