Air India Checked Baggage in UK / Cabin / Excess Baggage, How to Purchase Extra Baggage in Air India?


Air India Checked Baggage in UK / Cabin / Excess Baggage, How to Purchase Extra Baggage in Air India?

Checked-in Baggage Allowances

For Domestic Flights
Cabin Class Baggage Allowance

First class– 40 kg/88 lb
Business class-35 kg/79 lb
Economy class-25 kg/55 lb
Infants in all classes-10 kg/22 lb

  • Note that the above checked baggage allowance applies to only Air India operated flights and not on Air India Express or any other codeshare flights.
  • For passengers travelling on Air India domestic sector and connecting to Air India international sector or vice versa on the same ticket
  • Star Alliance Gold members are permitted an additional 20 kg/44 lb of baggage in Economy class.
  • Members of premium clubs and our Flying Returns programme will continue to be permitted additional baggage.
  • Infants will be entitled to one collapsible stroller/carrycot/infant car seat.
  • The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 32 kg/71 lb.
  • Equipment are entitled to an additional baggage allowance of up to 15 kg/33 lb free of charge

UK – India (For journeys originating from UK)

First Class 3 Pc / 23Kgs.Each
Executive Class 3 Pc / 23Kgs.Each

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece

The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 23 kgs or 51 pounds.

Economy Class 2 Pc / 23Kgs.Each

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece

The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 23 kgs or 51 pounds.

India – UK (For journeys originating from India and tickets issued on/before 17th Jul 2014): As displayed on the tickets

India – UK (For journeys originating from India and tickets issued on/after 18th Jul 2014)

First Class 3 Pc / 23Kgs.Each
Executive Class 3 Pc / 23Kgs.Each

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece

The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 23 kgs or 51 pounds.

Economy Class 2 Pc / 23Kgs.Each

The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece

The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 23 kgs or 51 pounds.

Journeys originating UK (London / Birmingham) to beyond India points (Via India) except Colombo on Air India operated flights.

First Class 50 Kgs. (each Pc not to exceed 23 Kgs.)
Business Class 50 Kgs. (each Pc not to exceed 23 Kgs.)
Economy Class 30 Kgs. (each Pc not to exceed 23 Kgs.)

Journeys originating UK (London / Birmingham) to Colombo (Via India) for ticket issued upto 01st May 2016 on Air India operated flights.

First Class 50 Kgs. (each Pc not to exceed 23 Kgs.)
Business Class 50 Kgs. (each Pc not to exceed 23 Kgs.)
Economy Class 30 Kgs. (each Pc not to exceed 23 Kgs.)

Journeys originating UK (London / Birmingham) to Colombo (Via India) for ticket issued on / after 02nd May 2016 on Air India operated flights.

Business Class 3 Pc / 23 kg. each
Economy Class 2 Pc / 23 Kg. each

Rules for Baggage Dimensions

Cabin Class Baggage Dimension Allowance

  • Economy class Total combined dimensions (length + breadth + height) of both pieces should not exceed 272 cm/107 in and that of each piece should not exceed 157 cm/62 in.
  • First and Business class Total combined dimensions (length + breadth + height) of each piece should not exceed 157 cm/62 in.

To report Lost / Damaged baggage

Call centre is available 24×7.

Toll-free number:1800 452 308

Email: [email protected].

Air India Baggage Allowance

Check the above link for the Cabin baggage, Excess baggage charges, Over weight baggage charges, over sized baggage charges.

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