Air India Baggage

Carry-On Allowance: 1 Bag + 1 Personal Item

Each passenger is allowed to carry on one bag and one personal item such as a laptop bag, handbag, or briefcase. Assistive devices and outer garments do not count as personal items. All carry-on luggage must fit in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you. You must be able to lift your carry-on into the overhead storage without assistance. All carry-on bags must adhere to the following requirements:

  • 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

REMINDER: Bulkhead seats do not have underseat storage during take-off and landing.
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Checked Baggage Allowance for all International flights except to/from USA or Canada:

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

Checked Baggage Allowance for all Domestic flights:

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

The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 70 lb/32 kg.

Checked Baggage Allowance for flights to/from USA or Canada:

First Class and Executive Class:

  • Baggage Allowance: 2 pieces
  • Maximum Weight per piece: 70 lb/32 kg
  • Maximum Dimensions: 62 linear inches/158 cm (length + width + height)

Economy Class:

  • Baggage Allowance: 2 pieces
  • Maximum Weight per piece: 50 lb/23 kg
  • Maximum Dimensions: 62 linear inches/158 cm (length + width + height)

Infants not occupying a seat:

  • Baggage Allowance: 1 piece
  • Maximum Weight per piece: 50 lb/23 kg
  • Maximum Dimensions: 45 linear inches/115 cm (length + width + height)
  • In addition, one collapsible stroller or infant car seat.

Excess and Overweight Baggage

The excess baggage charges per kilo is 1.5% of the highest normal direct one-way economy class fare. These charges will be in effect on the date of issuance of the excess baggage ticket.

Sports Equipment

Air India offers transportation of several sports equipment items for no additional charge. For a full list of which items are permitted, please visit Air India's sports equipment information page.

Disclaimer: The information on this page is true and correct at the time of publication. Because airlines reserve the right to change policies at any time, see airindia.in for official and up-to-date baggage restrictions.

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