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Excess Baggage

Excess Baggage

Excess Baggage

Should your baggage exceed the limitations of the Free Baggage allowance, an excess baggage charge needs to be paid.

For Domestic sectors within India, the excess baggage rate is INR 250 per kg.per coupon.

Service Tax will be applicable on the value reflected on all Excess Baggage tickets (EBTs), issued in India, except from the exempted airports. As in the case of passenger tickets, the rate of Service Tax will be5.6% of the excess baggage amount reflected on the EBT for economy class passengers and 8.4% of the excess baggage amount reflected on the EBT for other than economy class passengers.

Airports exempted from Service Tax

Passengers originating or terminating in an airport located in the

state of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura or Bagdogra in West Bengal. The exemption therefore applies to/from the following airports: Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Lilabari, Silchar, Tezpur, Imphal, Shillong, Aizawl, Dimapur, Agartala, Bagdogra

Service Tax is not applicable in the state of Jammu & Kashmir (place of provision is outside taxable territory) i.e airports Jammu, Srinagar and Leh

Pre Paid Baggage Allowance Scheme

Now you can purchase excess baggage through Air India’s call centre or at any of theAir India booking offices (CTO) and save 10% compared to airport rates. Excess baggage is the additional weight you intend to carry beyond the permitted Free Baggage Allowance.

Pre-paid Baggage Allowance Base rate Scheme

RFISC Pre-paid Baggage Allowance Base rate Slab Discounted Base rate Slab (INR) Total Taxes Total amount to be charged to the passenger (after rounding off)
First/Business Class Economy Class First/Business Class Economy Class
0CW Upto 5 kgs 1125 101.25 67.50 1230 1190
0CZ > Upto 5 kgs and <=10 kgs 2250 202.50 135.00 2450 2390
0C1 > Upto 10 kgs and <=15 kgs 3375 303.75 202.50 3680 3580
0C2 > Upto 15 kgs and <=20 kgs 4500 405.00 270.00 4900 4770


Tax Code Total Taxes
First/Business Class Economy Class
JN 8.4% 5.6%
F2 0.3% 0.2%
G1 0.3% 0.2%

The scheme will be valid across all domestic flights, including domestic legs of international flights. The scheme will have four slabs and each slab will have a uniform discount rate of 10%. A passenger can call the call centre or go to the Air India booking office and purchase for himself a baggage allowance in return for payment. E.g. one can make a payment of INR 1125 and purchase a baggage allowance with a maximum limit of 5 Kgs. Now the passenger can travel with an excess baggage going up to a maximum of 5 Kgs without going through the process of making the payment at the airport. Also by purchasing through the call centre or Air India booking office he will be paying 10% less than he would have paid at the airport. Passenger will not get any refund for any unutilized excess baggage. In the example even if he carries 3 Kgs excess baggage, he will not be refunded for the unutilized 2 Kgs.

The terms and conditions are as follows:

1.Pre Paid Excess baggage cannot be purchased through call centre or booking office (CTO) within 24 hours of departure.

2.Pre Paid Excess baggage cannot be purchased throughAir India website.

3.In case Pre Paid Excess Baggage is not bought in advance, Normal Excess baggage charges will apply at the time of check-in.

4.Pre Paid Excess baggage is not applicable for Multicity travel.

5.In case the booking is cancelled as per the fare terms, amount for Pre Paid excess baggage purchased through call centre or booking office (CTO) will be refunded in full.

6.Passenger may cancel his/her pre paid baggage allowance up to 6 hours prior to scheduled or revised departure, as the case may be, for flights within India.

7.In case of date or time change, the pre paid excess baggage purchased will be associated to the new flight.

8.re Paid Excess baggage purchased through call centre or booking office (CTO) is non-endorsable, non-transferable and not applicable for infant.

9.No part or full refund will be permitted at the check-in counter, for baggage weighing lower than the purchased excess baggage limit. I.e. amount for unutilized excess baggage weight cannot be refunded or used on subsequent flights.

10.Refund on pre paid excess baggage purchased will be applicable:

(i) If the passenger chooses to cancel the flight booking 6 hours before departure or

(ii) If Air India cancels the flight.

11.Purchase of excess baggage through call centre or booking office (CTO) is applicable for passengers holding a valid e-ticket having ticket number commencing with 098 series.

12.Purchase of excess baggage through call centre or CTO is not permitted for Alliance Air and Air India’s own international, code share and interline flights. It is permitted only for the domestic passengers flying on domestic flights and on domestic legs of international flight

13.In case of 'No Show', pre paid excess baggage purchased will not be refunded.

14.Pre Paid Excess baggage purchased must be utilized by the passenger for the flight booked and for checked-in baggage only.

15.Pre Paid Excess baggage facility cannot be used for transportation of any type of cargo.

16.In case a passenger is holding a return ticket and wants to purchase pre paid excess baggage for both the segments in his PNR/ticket, he will required to purchase two separate EMDs for the above.

Say goodbye to last minute hassles at the airport!!!

Excess Baggage – Weight System (For International travel)

Weight System

In the weight system 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.

Excess Baggage for travel from India to USA.

Excess Baggage Charges (Per piece) More than 23 kgs up to 32 kgs (51-70 lbs) - USD 100.00 per piece. 3rd and each additional piece upto 50 lbs - USD 200.00 between India and US.

Oversize baggage fee between India and USA

  • If oversize baggage (including TV) is part of the free baggage allowance and is under 62" in total linear dimensions then no extra baggage charges apply.
  • If oversize baggage (including TV) is an additional piece and under 62" in total linear dimensions the fee is USD200 to/from Chicago/JFK/EWR/San Francisco.
  • If oversize baggage (including TV) is part of the free baggage allowance and is in excess of 62" and within 80" in total linear dimensions the fee is USD200 to/from Chicago/JFK/EWR/San Francisco.
  • If the oversize baggage (including TV) is an additional piece and measures between 62" to 80" in total linear dimensions the fee is USD400 to/from Chicago/JFK/EWR/San Francisco.
  • If oversize baggage (including TV) is part of the free baggage allowance and is in excess of 80’ in total linear dimensions the fee is USD600 to/from Chicago/JFK/EWR/San Francisco.
  • If the oversize baggage (including TV) is an additional piece and exceeds 80" in total linear dimensions the fee is USD600 to/from Chicago/JFK/EWR/San Francisco.

Excess Baggage for travel from USA to India effective 15th March 2016 till 15th June 2016.

Excess Baggage Charges (Per piece) More than 23 kgs up to 28 kgs – USD 50 (51- 62 lbs) per piece.
More than 28 kgs up to 32 kgs – USD100 (64- 71 lbs) per piece.
3rd and each additional piece up to 23 kgs (51 lbs) – USD 200 per

Excess Baggage for travel from USA to India Upto/on 14th March 2016 and on/after 16th June 2016.

Excess Baggage Charges More than 23 kgs up to 32 kgs – USD 100 ( 51 -71 lbs) per piece. 3rd and each additional piece up to 23 kgs- USD 200 ( 50 lbs)

Excess Baggage for travel between India and Canada.

Excess Baggage Charges (Per piece) From India to Canada:
More than 23 kgs up to 32 kgs (51-70 lbs) - USD 100.00 per piece. 3rd and each additional piece upto 23kgs (50 lbs) - USD 225.00.

From Canada to India:
More than 23 kgs up to 32 kgs (51-70 lbs) - CAD 100.00 per piece. 3rd and each additional piece upto 23 kgs (50 lbs) - CAD 225.00.

Oversize baggage fee between India and Canada

  • If oversize baggage (including TV) is part of the free baggage allowance and is under 62" in total linear dimensions then no extra baggage charge to/from Canada.
  • If oversize baggage (including TV) is an additional piece and under 62" in total linear dimensions the fee is CAD 225 to/from Canada.
  • If oversize baggage (including TV) is part of the free baggage allowance and is in excess of 62" and within 80" in total linear dimensions the fee is CAD 225 to/from Canada
  • If the oversize baggage (including TV) is an additional piece and measures between 62" to 80" in total linear dimensions the fee is CAD 450 to/from Canada
  • If oversize baggage (including TV) is part of the free baggage allowance or is an additional piece and exceeds 80" in total linear dimensions the fee is CAD 675 to/from Canada

Excess Baggage Rates between India and UK

From India to UK

  • Extra Piece : USD 140 per piece
  • Overweight* : USD 100 per piece

* Baggage weighing more than 23 kgs upto 30 kgs ( single piece )

From UK to India

  • Extra Piece : GBP 140 per piece
  • Overweight* : GBP 40 per piece
  • Oversize # : GBP 150 per piece

* Baggage weighing more than 23 kgs upto 30 kgs ( single piece )

# Baggage exceeding the total linear dimensions ( single piece )

Excess Baggage for travel originating India to Europe (Frankfurt / Paris / Rome / Milan) and vice versa on Air India's own operated services effective 01st March 2016

  • Overweight (Above 23 Kg. upto 30 Kg.) - EUR 50
  • Additional piece (upto 23 Kg) – EUR 150 per piece

Excess Baggage for travel originating India to Europe (Frankfurt / Paris / Rome / Milan) and vice versa on Air India's own operated services.

  • Overweight (Above 23 Kg. upto 30 Kg.) - EUR 50
  • Second piece (EYCL) - EUR 100 per piece
  • 3rd Piece onwards - EUR 150 per piece

Additional handling charge of EUR 35 is applicable at Rome and Milan airports for every EMD issued for excess baggage.
Additional handling charge of EUR 30 is applicable at Frankfurt airport for every EMD issued for excess baggage.

Excess Baggage for travel originating Europe (Frankfurt / Paris / Rome / Milan) to India and vice versa on Air India's own operated services.

  • Overweight (Above 23 Kg. upto 30 Kg.) - EUR 50
  • Additional Piece (upto 23 Kg.) - EUR 150 per piece

Additional handling charge of EUR 35 is applicable at Rome and Milan airports for every EMD issued for excess baggage.
Additional handling charge of EUR 30 is applicable at Frankfurt airport for every EMD issued for excess baggage.

Excess Baggage from Europe (Frankfurt / Paris / Rome / Milan) to SASC/SEA/FEA (Singapore / Bangkok / Dhaka / Kabul / Male / Tokyo / Osaka / Shanghai / Hong Kong / Seoul) over India on Air India's own operated services.

  • Overweight (Above 23 Kg. upto 30 Kg.) - EUR 100
  • Second piece (EYCL) - EUR 150 per piece
  • 3rd Piece onwards - EUR 250 per piece

Additional handling charge of EUR 35 is applicable at Rome and Milan airports for every EMD issued for excess baggage.
Additional handling charge of EUR 30 is applicable at Frankfurt airport for every EMD issued for excess baggage.

Excess Baggage from Europe (Frankfurt / Paris / Rome / Milan) to Nepal (Kathmandu) and Australia (Sydney / Melbourne) over India on Air India's own operated services.

  • Overweight (Above 23 Kg. upto 30 Kg.) - EUR 100 (except EYCL 1st piece)
  • Second piece (EYCL) - EUR 150 per piece
  • 3rd Piece onwards - EUR 250 per piece

Additional handling charge of EUR 35 is applicable at Rome and Milan airports for every EMD issued for excess baggage.
Additional handling charge of EUR 30 is applicable at Frankfurt airport for every EMD issued for excess baggage.

Excess Baggage from Europe (Frankfurt / Paris / Rome / Milan) to Sri Lanka (Colombo) over India on Air India's own operated services.

  • Overweight (Above 23 Kgs. upto 30 Kgs.) - EUR 100
  • 3rd Piece onwards (upto 23 Kgs.) - EUR 250 per piece

Additional handling charge of EUR 35 is applicable at Rome and Milan airports for every EMD issued for excess baggage.
Additional handling charge of EUR 30 is applicable at Frankfurt airport for every EMD issued for excess baggage.

Excess Baggage from UK (London / Birmingham) to Sri Lanka (Colombo) over India on Air India's own operated services eff. 02nd May 2016

  • Overweight (Above 23 Kgs. upto 30 Kgs.) - GBP 40 per piece
  • 3rd Piece onwards (upto 23 Kgs.) - GBP 140 per piece

Excess Baggage from Sri Lanka (Colombo) to UK (London / Birmingham) over India on Air India's own operated services eff. 02nd May 2016

  • Overweight (Above 23 Kgs. upto 30 Kgs.) - LKR 14700 per piece
  • 3rd Piece onwards (upto 23 Kgs.) - LKR 20600 per piece

Excess Baggage for travel from Dubai to UK (London / Birmingham) and Europe (Frankfurt / Paris / Rome / Milan / Moscow / Vienna) via Delhi on Air India operated flights effective 24th May 2016.

  • Overweight (Above 23 Kgs. upto 30 Kgs.) – USD 75 per piece.
  • 3rd and each additional piece up to 23 kgs - USD 250

Excess Baggage for travel between India and Moscow for tickets issued upto 16th March 2016

Excess Baggage for travel from Moscow to India

  • Extra/Additional Piece - EUR 150 per piece

Overweight (per piece)

  • 23 Kgs. – 32 Kgs. - EUR 100

Oversize (total linear dimensions)

  • Between 158 cms. - 203 cms.- EUR 100
  • More than 203cms. - EUR 150

Excess Baggage for travel from India to Moscow

  • Extra/Additional Piece - USD 150 per piece

Overweight (per piece)

  • 23 Kgs. – 32 Kgs. - USD 100

Oversize (total linear dimensions)

  • Between 158 cms. - 203 cms.- USD 100
  • More than 203cms. - USD 150

Excess Baggage for travel between India and Tokyo/Osaka

Extra Piece - USD 150 per piece (The sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) must not exceed 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece)

Oversize (total linear dimensions) - USD 150 per piece*

*Definition:

If the sum of the 3 dimensions (length+breadth+height) of both together exceed 107 inches or 273 centimeters

or

If the sum of the 3 dimensions (length + breadth + height) exceeds 62 inches or 158 centimeters for each piece

Maximum length of each piece restricted to 2.5 meters (size of compartment) subject to availability of space.

Overweight (per piece)

  • 23 – 32 kgs. - USD 60

Note:

Baggage weighing more than 32 kgs will not be accepted.

Excess Baggage for travel from Singapore to India.

  • Singapore to Delhi/Mumbai/Chennai - SGD 16 per Kg.
  • Singapore to Interior points in India - SGD 21 per Kg.

Excess Baggage Rate for travel from Singapore to Gulf, Middle East & SAARC via Indian Gateway Points.

  • Singapore to Abu Dhabi/Dubai/Sharjah USD 30 per Kg.
  • Singapore to Kuwait/Muscat/Bahrain USD 30 per Kg.
  • Singapore to Dammam/Jeddah USD 30 per Kg.
  • Singapore to Kathmandu/Dhaka/Colombo USD 30 per Kg.

Excess Baggage rate for travel between India and Australia

  • India to Sydney/Melbourne : As per IATA rule.
  • Sydney/Melbourne to India : AUD 33 per KG (one way travel)

Excess Baggage Rate for travel between India and Gulf / Middle East

Excess Baggage rate between India and Bahrain/Kuwait/Muscat/Abu Dhabi/Dubai/Sharjah/Dammam

First 10 kgs (1-10 kg) of additional baggage over and above the standard Free Baggage Allowance will be at a slab rate of USD 40. These rates will be the same for journeys boarding ex Gulf or ex India. These special rates are not applicable if there is a promotion of additional FBA of 10 kgs being given for some particular period and / or Sectors.

Baggage over and above Excess Baggage of 10kgs, the Excess Baggage rate will be 1 .5% of the highest normal direct one way economy class fare per kilo.
The applicable conversion rates for payment in local currencies will apply.

Excess Baggage rate from Muscat to Gateway Points (Mumbai/Delhi/Hyderabad/Bengaluru/Chennai) in India

OMR 5.00 per kg.

Excess Baggage rate from Muscat to Interior Points in India

OMR 6.00 per kg.

Excess Baggage rate from India to Riyadh/Jeddah

The Excess Baggage rate will be 1 .5% of the highest normal direct one way economy class fare per kilo.

Excess Baggage rate from Riyadh/Jeddah to India

Excess Baggage will be charged at the rate of SAR 30 per kilo.

Excess Baggage rate for journeys originating Europe (Frankfurt / Paris / Rome / Milan) to Colombo (valid for travel on or before 30 November 2015.)

  • Overweight (23 kg upto 30 kg.) - EUR 100
  • Third piece onwards - EUR 250

Note:

Additional handling charge of EUR 30,- is applicable at Frankfurt Airport for every EMD issued for Excess Baggage

Additional handling charge of EUR 35,- is applicable at Rome/Milan Airports for every EMD issued for Excess Baggage

Excess Baggage Rates between India and Nepal

From India to Nepal

Delhi - Kathmandu INR 380 per kg.
Kolkata - Kathmandu INR 204 per kg.
Varanasi - Kathmandu INR 210 per kg.

From Nepal to India

Kathmandu - Delhi NPR 441 per kg.
Kathmandu - Kolkata NPR 320 per kg.
Kathmandu - Varanasi NPR 332 per kg.

Excess Baggage Rates between India and Maldives

From India to Maldives

Bengaluru - Male INR 413 per kg.
Chennai - Male INR 413 per kg.
Kochi - Male INR 315 per kg.

From Maldives to India

Male - Bengaluru USD 4 per kg.
Male - Chennai USD 4 per kg.
Male - Kochi USD 3 per kg.
Male - Thiruvananthapuram USD 3 per kg.

Excess Baggage Rates between India and Afghanistan

From Delhi to Kabul INR 390 per kg.
From Kabul to Delhi USD 7 per kg.

Excess Baggage Rates from Myanmar to India

Yangon - Delhi USD 10 per kg.
Yangon - Gaya USD 10 per kg.
Yangon - Kolkata USD 10 per kg.
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