Jet Airways

Jet Airways Baggage Allowance

Oversize charges

Any single item, which exceeds 158 cms in total dimensions is subject to an oversize charge of USD 150 per bag or piece This fee is applicable for international journeys (except flights from London) under both weight and piece concept. For flights departing from London, an oversize charge of GBP 150 per piece will apply.

Baggage Allowance for guests travelling on migrant visas

Guests travelling from India and holding migrant visas will be permitted to carry a maximum of 40 kgs as Free Baggage Allowance on Jet Airways international flights and on the connecting Jet Airways flights within India.

This will be valid for travel to destinations across our network, where the weight concept is applicable.

The baggage allowance for guests holding a migrant visa can be availed only on the guest’s first outbound journey and not on subsequent trips. This baggage allowance can also be extended to 'dependents' of the migrant i.e. spouse and children who may either accompany the migrant or travel subsequently for their first outbound journey after issuance of the 'said' visa.

Visas eligible for the above mentioned baggage allowances are those issued for immigration purposes. Visas also include those issued to dependants of the primary migrant visa holder who are entitled to immigrant status by virtue of their relationship such as spouse, children, fiancée, etc. Australian Fiancée / Provisional Spouse visas are also eligible.

Interline / Codeshare Baggage Allowance

Journey: Indonesia to India

Free Baggage Allowance for interline journeys originating from Indonesia to India

Routing Via Economy Première
RoutingIndonesia to India ViaBangkok / Hong Kong / Singapore Economy30 kgs Première40 kgs

Journey: India to Indonesia

Routing Via Economy Première
RoutingIndia to Indonesia ViaBangkok / Singapore Economy30 kgs Première40 kgs

 

Free Baggage Allowance for interline journeys originating from India to Australia

The Free Baggage Allowance for interline journeys originating from India to Australia via Singapore / Abu Dhabi is as follows.

  • Economy - 30 Kgs
  • Première - 40 Kg

Free Baggage Allowance for interline journeys originating from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah

The Free Baggage Allowance for interline or codeshare journeys originating from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah for travel in Economy is 35 kgs (inclusive of 5 Litre Zamzam water).

 

Journey: New Zealand to India (where Jet Airways is the Most Significant Carrier)

POS Routing Economy Première
POSNew Zealand RoutingAuckland/ Christchurch / Wellington to India Economy30 kgs Première40 kgs

Journey: Vietnam to India

POS Routing Via Economy Première
POSVietnam RoutingHo Chi Minh City / Hanoi to India ViaBangkok / Hong Kong / Singapore Economy30 kgs Première40 kgs

Journey: India and Africa

Routing Economy Première
RoutingIndia to Africa and v.v Economy2 pcs of 23 kgs each Première2 pcs of 32 kgs each

Journey: Mumbai and Dar Es Salaam

Routing Economy Première
RoutingMumbai - Dar Es Salaam - Mumbai and v.v Economy30 kgs Première40 kgs

 

Journey: Madinah to India

Routing Via Economy Première
RoutingMadinah to India ViaAbu Dhabi Economy30 kgs PremièreN/A
RoutingMadinah to India ViaExcept Abu Dhabi Economy37 kgs PremièreN/A

Journey: India to United Kingdom

Routing Economy Première First
RoutingIndia to United Kingdom Economy2 pcs of 23 kgs each Première2 pcs of 32 kgs each First3 pcs of 32 kgs each

Journey: India to Europe

Free Baggage Allowance for interline journeys originating from India to Europe for sales effective Aug 25, 2016

Routing Economy Première First
RoutingIndia to Europe EconomyRBDs K & above - 2 pieces of 23 kgs each
RBDs W, O, V & H - 1 piece of 23 kgs
Première2 pcs of 32 kgs each First3 pcs of 32 kgs each

Journey: India to Seoul

India to Seoul on 9W Marketing flights for sale effective Feb 27, 2016 and travel effective Mar 1, 2016

Routing Economy Première
RoutingIndia to Seoul Economy23 kgs Première32 kgs each

 

Journey: US and India / SAARC / Far East / Gulf

Routing Economy Première Excess Baggage Charge Overweight & Oversize charge
RoutingUS and India / SAARC / Far East / Gulf Economy2 pcs (max. 23 kgs each) Première3 pcs (max. 23 kgs each PremièreExtra Piece
USD 200 per piece (maximum of 23 kgs)
PremièreUSD 150 / piece

 

Journey: India to Kuala Lumpur

Routing Economy Première *Excess Baggage Charge
RoutingIndia to Kuala Lumpur Economy30 kgs (Limited to 2 pieces weighing 30 kgs in total) Première40 kgs (Limited to 2 pieces weighing 40 kgs in total) *Excess Baggage ChargeUSD 27 for every additional 5 kgs
USD 27 per additional piece

*Excess Baggage Charge: If a passenger checks in more than 2 pieces, excess baggage charges will apply per additional piece(s), provided the total weight does not exceed the weight allowed by cabin. If the total weight exceeds the allowable weight, guests shall be charged for the additional piece as well as for the additional weight.

Example:
If guest carries 1 additional piece in Economy cabin i.e. 3 pieces weighing 30 kgs in total, the applicable excess baggage charge is USD 27. If guest carries 1 additional piece and additional weight in Economy cabin i.e. 3 pieces weighing 33 kgs in total, the applicable excess baggage charge is USD 54 (USD 27 for the additional piece and USD 27 for the additional weight.) If guest carries 1 additional piece and additional weight in Economy cabin i.e. 3 pieces weighing 37 kgs in total, the applicable excess baggage charge is USD 81 (USD 27 for the additional piece, USD 27 for the 1st block for 5 kgs and USD 27 for the 2nd block of 5 kgs.)

Baggage handling at London

Baggage handling at London is operated by Cobalt Ground Solutions. For all baggage related issues at London, call +44 208 897 3464.

 

Note:

    • Jet Airways will not accept any single piece of baggage weighing more than 32kgs.

Excess Baggage Charge as defined below is applicable on Interline and Codeshare flights.

  • Weight Concept - 1.5% of the Economy one - way IATA fare if available or 1.5% of the highest, direct, adult, one way, Economy class fare.

  • Piece concept- USD 100 for the 2nd piece and USD 200 for the 3rd piece onwards. Overweight charge for piece weighing between 23 kgs & 32 kgs is USD 150/per piece

  • All charges / fees / penalties given in USD will be collected in equivalent local currencies only.

Special Baggage

Oversize charges

Any single item, which exceeds 158 cms in total dimensions is subject to an oversize charge of USD 150 per bag or piece This fee is applicable for international journeys (except flights from London) under both weight and piece concept. For flights departing from London, an oversize charge of GBP 150 per piece will apply.

Sporting equipments are exempted from oversize charges. Standard excess baggage charges will apply to sporting equipments exceeding free baggage allowance.

The different categories of sporting equipment are defined as under:

Type of Sporting Equipment Definition
Type of Sporting EquipmentBicycle DefinitionNon-motorized touring or racing bicycles.
Type of Sporting EquipmentFishing Equipment Definition2 rods + 1 reel + 1 landing net + 1 pair of waders + tackle box
Type of Sporting EquipmentGolf Kit Definition1 golf bag containing not more than 14 golf clubs + 12 golf balls + 1 pair of golf shoes
Type of Sporting EquipmentParagliding Equipment DefinitionNon-motorized paragliding equipment. Motorized paragliding equipment and hang-gliding equipment are not permitted as baggage.
Type of Sporting EquipmentScuba Diving Equipment Definition1 empty scuba tank + 1 scuba regulator + 1 tank harness + 1 tank pressure gauge + 1 mask + 2 fins + 1 snorkel + 1 knife + 1 spear gun + 1 safety vest
Type of Sporting EquipmentSki Kit Equipment Definition1 pair of skis + 1 pair of ski poles + 1 pair of boots
Type of Sporting EquipmentSnow board Definition1 snowboard + 1 pair of boots
Type of Sporting EquipmentSurfboard DefinitionSurfboard of fibre glass.
Type of Sporting EquipmentWater Ski Definition1 pair of standard water skis or 1 slalom water ski

Example:

  • Free Baggage Allowance: 15 Kgs
  • Guest carrying 1 bag weighing 5 kgs + 1 golf kit (exceeding 158 cms) weighing 10 kgs
  • No excess baggage charge will apply.

Scenario 2

  • Free Baggage Allowance: 15 Kgs
  • Guest carrying 1 bag weighing 10 kgs + 1 golf kit (exceeding 158 cms) weighing 10 kgs
  • Excess baggage fee for 5 kgs at the applicable rate will be levied.

 

Musical Instruments

A guest can carry fragile or delicate items such as musical instruments, electronic equipments, paintings and diplomatic mail in the cabin by blocking an extra seat beside himself or herself. The weight of the musical instrument on the extra seat should not exceed 75 kgs and must be of a size and shape such that it can be secured with the seat belt or extension belt. JetPrivilege members will earn JPMiles only for one seat as per class eligibility. JetPrivilege members would not earn JPMiles for the extra seat. Tele Check-in, Web, kiosk and Mobile Check-in will not be permitted for such guests.

 

Television carriage charges

Jet Airways levies a fee for carriage of television from the below airports

Airport Effective Date Fee for television
AirportBangkok Effective DateNov 26, 2012 Fee for televisionUp to 39 inches: Free if within Free Baggage Allowance
Between 40 inches and 49 inches: THB 1000
Between 50 inches and 55 inches: THB 3000
AirportHong Kong Effective DateJun 1, 2012 Fee for televisionBetween 36 inches and 49 inches: HKD 300
From 50 inches and above: HKD 1,490
AirportLondon Effective DateJun 15, 2012 Fee for televisionUpto 42 inches: GBP 175
Above 42 inches: GBP 300
AirportSingapore Effective DateJun 1, 2012 Fee for televisionBetween 43 inches and 49 inches: SGD 50
From 50 inches and above: SGD 240
AirportToronto Effective DateJun 11, 2012 Fee for televisionUpto 46 inches: CAD 75
Above 46 inches: CAD 150
AirportAbu Dhabi / Sharjah* Effective DateJun 22, 2012 Fee for television40 inches and above: AED 180
AirportDammam* Effective DateAug 19, 2016 Fee for televisionUp to 39 inches: SAR 80
Between 40 inches and 42 inches: SAR 188
Between 43 inches and 49 inches: SAR 244
AirportJeddah / Riyadh* Effective DateJun 22, 2012 Fee for television40 inches and above: SAR 180
AirportMuscat* Effective DateJun 24, 2016 Fee for television40 inches and above: OMR 20
AirportQatar* Effective DateJun 24, 2012 Fee for television40 inches and above: QAR 180
AirportKuwait* Effective DateJun 24, 2012 Fee for television40 inches and above: KWD 17
AirportDubai* Effective DateJun 22, 2012 Fee for televisionBetween 40 inches and 48 inches: AED 190
49 inches and above: AED 600
AirportBahrain* Effective DateApr 1, 2016 Fee for television40 inches and above: BHD 16

* For flights departing from Gulf airports on Boeing 737 aircraft, the maximum acceptable size for LCD / LED TV is 48 inches.

Note:

    • LCD / LED TVs exceeding the size 55 inches will not be accepted.

    • Excess Baggage charges will apply as per standard baggage policy in addition to above flat fee for TV sets exceeding free baggage allowance.

 

Weapons and Ammunitions

Security regulations prohibit the carriage of weapons in the passenger cabin except for those authorized by the Government of India.

Besides actual weapons, certain items that may be misused as weapons or resemble weapons are also prohibited from being carried in the passenger cabin.

Bringing a prohibited item to the Passenger and Cabin Baggage Screening point without authorization is a criminal offence and may result in charges and prosecution. The following list of weapons may be carried in checked-in luggage, provided they are sheathed or securely packed to prevent injury to handlers and screeners:

  • Knives
  • Box cutter
  • Swords
  • Spears
  • Martial Arts weapons
  • Licensed firearms

Note: On domestic sectors we will levy a charge INR 5,000 per fire arm, air gun and or ammunition (up to 50 rounds) per guest towards additional services provided during handling and carriage of fire arms, air gun(s) or ammunition in their registered baggage.

On international sectors guests will be charged USD 100 for the additional service provided during handling and carriage of fire arm(s), air gun(s) or ammunition in their registered baggage.

The following personnel are exempted and will not be charged the mentioned fee provided they fulfill the conditions as specified:

      • Serving personnel from Indian Defence forces, Para military forces and Police if travelling on duty and carrying an official movement order issued by their concerned department authorizing the carriage of weapon and or ammunition for official purpose.

      • Indian sportsperson traveling to either domestic or international destinations for a competition or representing the country, will be exempted from paying the charge levied for firearms, air gun(s) andor ammunition provided they fulfill the following conditions :

        • Provide a government recognised identification document for the sportsman. Evidence of identity can be established by a photo identity card issued by a government agency or the sponsoring club.

        • Valid license or authorization of fire arms and ammunition.

        • Bonafide for carriage of arms and ammunition on the basis of a written document issued by the President or Secretary of the sports club sponsoring him orher for the shooting event.

 

Carriage of Kirpans in the Passenger Cabin

The 'Kirpan' is an important religious symbol of Sikhism. As per Indian law, guests travelling on flights with point of origin and destination both being within India, on an Indian registered aircraft are permitted to carry a 'Kirpan' in person. The dimensions of the 'Kirpan' must not exceed a total maximum length of 9 inches (22.86 cms.), including the length of the blade not exceeding 6 inches (15.24 cms.) and the length of the handle not exceeding 3 inches (7.62 cms).

Carriage of ‘Kirpan’ shall not be permitted in the cabin of an aircraft on an International flight and the same shall be carried by the guest in his check-in baggage only.

 

Pet in Hold

Pet animals can be carried on Jet Airways flights as baggage or shipped cargo. Pets such as dogs, cats, household birds, rabbits, canaries are allowed only in the aircraft holds. Live animals should be carried in escape proof containers of proper size with ample ventilation. The container must not be made of chewable material. One guest can check in a maximum of 3 containers. For more information, please click here

Charges:

International

The weight of the pet along with the container is taken into consideration when charging excess baggage.

      • Weight Concept: The weight of the pet plus the container will be charged, irrespective of the owner's baggage being within the Free Baggage Allowance or not.

      • Piece Concept: The container inclusive of the pet is considered as an additional piece of baggage, irrespective of the number of baggage pieces the guest is carrying. Excess baggage charges for such additional baggage is twice the standard excess baggage charges applicable per piece. If the piece of baggage is overweight or oversized, additional excess baggage charges will apply.

Within India

      • Jet Airways will levy a flat fee of INR 5,000 per container for carriage of pets on domestic journeys within India. This fee will not apply to Service Animal accompanying a disabled guest.

Note:

      • On flights within India, live animals are not carried onboard flights operated by ATR aircraft.
      • On international flights to the United Kingdom, pets are not permitted as baggage and must be sent as cargo.
      • Health and vaccination certificates must be in order.

 

Valuables

As per article of General Conditions of Carriage, guests should not include in checked baggage, any valuable item like money, jewellery, electronic and photographic equipment, precious metal, silverware, negotiable papers, certificates , securities or valuable business documents, passports or any identification documents or samples.

However, a guest may declare a value for checked baggage in excess of the applicable liability limits. Valuation charge is paid at the time of check-in. If such a bag is missing or damaged, the insurance company will settle the declared value provided the guest can prove that the value declared was in fact the actual value of the item.

 

Valuation Charge

= 1% of guest liability

= 1% (Declared Value - Airline Liability)

= 1% (Declared Value - 350 X Weight of piece in kgs)

Example:

Value declared INR 25,000
Less: Airline liability (or Airline Compensation for 20 kgs of checked baggage) INR 7,000 (350 X Weight of piece in kgs)
Guest Liability INR 18,000
Valuation Charge INR 180 (1% of guest liability)

A maximum amount of Rs. 100,000 / USD 4,000 can be declared, for domestic travel. The valuation charge is USD 0.5 per 100 USD or portion thereof for international travel.

 

Dry Ice

Jet Airways accepts dry ice in cabin and checked in baggage but in limited quantities only. As cabin baggage for domestic and international sectors: Not exceeding 2.5 kg used to refrigerate perishable products. However the restriction per compartment varies and is listed below.

As checked baggage for flights within India:

      • B737: Up to 2.5 kgs per guest with a maximum of 20 kgs per compartment. Maximum is 80 kgs.

      • ATR: Up to 2.5 kgs per guest with a maximum of 20 kgs per compartment. Maximum is 40kgs.

As checked baggage for international flights:

      • B737: Up to 2.5 kgs per guest with a maximum of 20kgs per compartment. Maximum is 80 kgs.

      • A330: Up to 2.5 kgs maximum per guest with a maximum of 20kgs.

The maximum limit for bulk hold is 50 kgs.

 

Carriage of Human Remains

We accept human remains* and cremated remains on our flights.

For information on procedures and requirements to transport human remains, kindly contact our cargo team.

Cremated remains may be carried on board on our flights as hand baggage or alternately as cargo.

In order to comply with regulations, guests will need to carry a certificate of death and cremation of the deceased (or other country-specific equivalent document) issued by a competent authority from the country of departure. Guests will also need to ensure that the cremated remains are packed in a sealed outer box or case.

Please note if you are carrying cremated remains in your hand baggage, all existing security procedures will apply and the sealed box or case will be scanned through the X-ray device at the airport security point. Guests will be permitted to carry cremated remains as hand baggage subject to airport security clearance.

*Not applicable for carriage on ATR aircraft type.

Please Note:All guests carrying check-in baggage or items exceeding the specified dimensions of 158 cms will be charged a flat fee of INR 1000 at the airport counter. This fee will be charged in addition to the existing excess baggage fee wherever applicable. This fee is applicable to all guests travelling within India.

Baggage information for journey(s) to / from United States of America (USA)

For journeys(s) to / from USA, Jet Airways will honour the baggage policy of the first marketing airline irrespective of the validating airline.

Example

Route: Ahmedabad - Mumbai - Chicago

Sector Carrier
SectorAhmedabad - Mumbai CarrierJet Airways
SectorMumbai - Chicago CarrierLufthansa

For the above journey(s), Jet Airways is the first marketing airline and hence Jet Airways' baggage policies will apply.

 

Route: Ahmedabad - Mumbai - Hong Kong - Chicago - London - Mumbai

Sector Carrier
SectorAhmedabad - Mumbai CarrierUnited Airlines codeshare flight
SectorMumbai - Hong Kong CarrierUnited Airlines codeshare flight
SectorHong Kong - Chicago CarrierUnited Airlines
SectorChicago - London CarrierUnited Airlines
SectorLondon - Mumbai CarrierJet Airways

For the above journey(s), United Airlines is the first marketing airline, and hence United Airlines' baggage policies will apply.

Note: If separate tickets are issued for routes within India with international connections, the baggage allowance shown on the domestic ticket will apply to routes within India on Jet Airways flights.

Baggage information for journey(s) to / from Canada

For tickets issued on or after April 1, 2015, Jet Airways will apply the First Marketing Carrier's baggage rules for Interline / Codeshare journeys to / from Canada.

Example

Route: Ahmedabad - Mumbai - London - Vancouver - London - Mumbai - Ahmedabad

Sector Carrier
SectorAhmedabad - Mumbai CarrierJet Airways
SectorMumbai - London CarrierBritish Airways
SectorLondon - Vancouver CarrierAir Canada
SectorVancouver - London CarrierAir Canada
SectorLondon - Mumbai CarrierBritish Airways
SectorMumbai - Ahmedabad CarrierJet Airways

For the above journey(s), Jet Airways is the first marketing airline and hence Jet Airways' baggage policies will apply.

Route: Ahmedabad - Mumbai - London - Vancouver - London - Mumbai - Ahmedabad

Sector Carrier
SectorAhmedabad - Mumbai CarrierEtihad Airways codeshare flight
SectorMumbai - London CarrierBritish Airways
SectorLondon - Vancouver CarrierAir Canada
SectorVancouver - London CarrierAir Canada
SectorLondon - Mumbai CarrierBritish Airways
SectorMumbai - Ahmedabad CarrierJet Airways

For the above journey(s), Etihad Airways is the first marketing airline and hence Etihad Airways' baggage policies will apply.

 

Note: The First Marketing Carrier is the airline whose designator code is on the first flight segment of an interline / codeshare itinerary issued on a single ticket.