Air Travel FAQs! How much luggage is allowed on flights?

Are you one of those travellers who carry a lot of bags while travelling? If yes, then this story will help you to decide which flight to book based on how much the luggage allowance is.

Every airline has different baggage allowance for domestic and international flights. So, to clear all your doubts, we have curated all important information for you to have a seamless travel experience.

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Disclaimer: The information on baggage limit has been taken directly from the airline websites. However, to avoid any inconveniences, please re-confirm them with your respective airline prior to booking your ticket.

IndiGo

For domestic flights:

> Hand Baggage: One hand bag up to 7 kg is allowed per customer.

> Check-in Baggage: 15kg per person (1 piece only). For Double or MultiSeats bookings, extra 10 kg is allowed.

For international flights:

> Hand Baggage: One hand bag up to 7 kg is allowed per customer.


> Check-in Baggage:  20 kg for Bangkok, Colombo, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Malé, Phuket and  Singapore. 30 kg for Abu Dhabi, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Kuwait, Muscat, Sharjah and Yangon. For flights from Jeddah to India, 25 kg + 5 L Zamzam water is permitted. 

Kindly note: For flights under Vande Bharat Mission, the baggage allowance will be 25 kg (check-in baggage) + 7 kg (hand baggage).

*Additional charges may apply for excess baggage.

Air India

For domestic flights:

> Hand Baggage: One hand bag up to 8 kg is allowed per customer for economy class. On the other hand, hand baggage allowance for first and business class is 12 kg per passenger.

> Check-in Baggage: For first class it is 40 kg, for business class it is 35 kg and for economy class it is 25 kg.

For international flights:

Check-in Baggage: For travel to Australia, Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong: 30 kg (economy class) and 40 kg (executive class).

For travel to USA, Canada, Europe, UK and Israel it is 2 pieces (23 kg each, economy class) and 2 pieces (32 kg each, first/business class).


*For return baggage limits and baggage limits for other destinations, check here

Vistara

> Hand baggage allowance for travel within and outside India: Economy class (7 kg), premium economy (10 kg), business class (12 kg).

> Standard check-in baggage allowance for travel within India: Economy class (15 kg), premium economy (25 kg), business class (35 kg).

> Standard check-in baggage allowance for travel to Bangkok, Colombo, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Sharjah, and Singapore: Economy class (30 kg), premium economy (35 kg), business class (40 kg).

> Standard check-in baggage allowance for travel to Kathmandu: Economy class (20 kg), premium economy (25 kg), business class (35 kg).

> Standard check-in baggage allowance for travel to London and Frankfurt: Economy class (2pcs, 23 kg each), premium economy (2pcs, 23 kg each), business class (2pcs, 32 kg each).

>Standard check-in baggage allowance for travel to Maldives: Economy class (20 kg), premium economy (25 kg), business class (30 kg).

Check-in baggage allowance for lite/value and flexi classes can be checked here.

SpiceJet

For domestic flights:

> Hand Baggage: One hand bag up to 7 kg, is allowed per customer.

> Check-in Baggage: 15kg per person (1 piece only), effective 24th October 2020.

For international flights:

> Hand Baggage: One hand bag up to 7 kg, is allowed per customer.

> Check-in Baggage: For Malé, Bangkok, Dhaka it is 20 kg. For Muscat, Colombo, Dubai, Hong Kong and Ras Al-Khaimah it is 30 kg.

*For other destinations, check here.

AirAsia

> Hand Baggage: Two pieces of baggage with the total weight of both items not exceeding 7 kg.

> Check-in Baggage: 15 kg per person


Go First

For domestic flights:

> Hand Baggage: One hand bag up to 7 kg is allowed per customer.

> Check-in Baggage: 15 kg per person.

For international flights:

For India to Phuket, Bangkok and Malé it is 20 kg. From India to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Muscat, Doha, Dammam and Colombo it is 30 kg.

We hope this list will help you the next time you travel. Till we meet again, happy travels 🙂