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Air India to provide enhanced baggage limit for economy class


Air India

New Delhi: National carrier Air India on Tuesday started a new promotional scheme offering an enhanced baggage check-in allowance of 25 kg for passengers travelling in economy class on its domestic network.

According to the airline, the offer is valid from August 12, 2015 to February 7, 2016, across all fare levels of the economy class. “Passengers, who have booked before August 12 will also get the benefit of the increased allowance. Additionally, infants will now get a free baggage allowance of 10 kg,” the airline was quoted in a statement.

On the international sector, the airline has offered student travelling to the US, Britain, Europe, Russia, Japan and Australia with enhanced baggage allowance limit. “Maharaja scholars offer is available for students travelling from India to international destinations on a student visa,” the airline said.

“The offer allows an extra piece of luggage weighing up to 23 kg, in addition to the current checked baggage allowance of one piece of luggage for the UK and Europe, or two pieces of luggage for destinations in the US and Canada.”

In addition to the regular luggage allowance, 20 kg of free baggage is permitted for students travelling to destinations such as Singapore, Bangkok, Hong kong, Shanghai, Seoul, Sydney and Melbourne. This scheme is valid between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016.