New Luggage Limit for Passengers- Air India Reduces Free Luggage Allowance

Air India makes a significant change in baggage allowance policy


Air India, the most popular airline in India, which was recently acquired by the Tata Group has announced a shocking luggage limit that could have a negative impact on the airline’s overall bookings. It is not secret that despite Tata Group’s best efforts, Air India is still a loss making aviation company and therefore the organisation has decided to make a bold change in its luggage allowance.

New Luggage Limit for Passengers- Air India Reduces Free Luggage Allowance

The airline has moved away from a one-size-fits-all approach, introducing a fare structure with three categories: Comfort, Comfort Plus, and Flex. Each category provides unique amenities at various price points.


Effective May 2, the complimentary cabin baggage allowance for the Comfort and Comfort Plus categories has been reduced to 15 kg from the previous 20 kg and 25 kg allowances. Prior to this update, passengers on Air India domestic flights had a 25 kg cabin baggage allowance without additional fees.

With this movie, Air India has joined several other airlines like Vistara which follow a category based baggage allowance structure. Will this have an adverse effect on the overall bookings of Air India tickets? Only time is going to tell the answer.

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Meanwhile, Air India has also announced that it will restart the flights to Tel Aviv from 16 May 2024. Currently, the airline is not operating on the route of Tel Aviv due to some trouble in the Middle East. Air India has also announced its plan of launching direct flight to Zurich from New Delhi. The first plane to operate on this route will take flight on 16 June 2024. This service is going to be available on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.


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