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The following baggage policies are shown as they appear on Air India’s website. Your Vacations To Go travel counselor can answer any additional questions you may have.


Carry-on Baggage

Carry-on bags cannot exceed the dimensions of 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm and a maximum weight of 8 kg.


Checked Baggage

On domestic flights, economy class travelers have a free baggage allowance of 25 kg.


International (Economy Class) 


Free Baggage Allowance

London – India – London

46 kg


London – Kathmandu or London – Kathmandu – London


35 kg

London – Dhaka or London – Dhaka – London

35 kg


London – South East/Far East or

London – South East/Far East – London


35 kg

India and Tokyo/Osaka

1 piece


2 pieces


Checked Baggage Fees


In the weight system, the excess baggage charge 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.


Piece System: 






Trans Atlantic

USA/India – to/from New York/Baltimore/Boston/Philadelphia/Washington


To/from other cities in US

USD 123 per piece


USD 133 per piece





USA/India – to/from Alaska/Hawaii



To/from Los Angeles/Portland/San Francisco/South East Asia




To/from other US cities

USD 109 per piece


USD 121

per piece


USD 129 per piece





Canada/India – Trans-Atlantic

To/from Manitoba/Saskatchewan/Ontario



To/from Alberta/British Columbia



Northwest Territory and Yukon



To/from points other than listed above

CAD 185 per piece




CAD 196 per piece


CAD 173 per piece


Note: The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 32 kg. 

Note: Additional discounts may apply depending on fly-specific factors (e.g. frequent flyer status, military, etc.).