Chandigarh, 11 August, 2015: Air India passengers travelling in Economy Class on its domestic sectors will now get an enhanced free check-in baggage allowance of 25 kgs making it the only airline in the country to do so. This offer is valid from Aug 12, 2015 to Feb 7, 2016, across all fare levels of Economy Class.  Additionally, infants will now get a free baggage allowance of 10 kgs.  

Passengers who have booked before Aug 12, 2015, will also get the benefit of the increased allowance.

The free baggage allowance of the international sector will be applicable, for passengers travelling on Air India domestic sectors and connecting to Air India international sectors and vice versa.

Passengers travelling on Alliance Air flights and connecting to Air India flights and vice versa, will also be eligible for this offer. However, this offer will not be available for passengers travelling exclusively on Alliance Air flights.

For more information, log on to www.airindia.in

About Air India: 

Air India occupies a special place in the global and Indian aviation scenario. It pioneered the aviation in India and its history is synonymous with the history of civil aviation in India. Air India is not a mere airline that transports passengers, baggage and cargo. It is a multi-faceted organization. The aviation infrastructure it has created over the years is a testimony of its contribution. Apart from servicing of all its aircraft in-house with its own engineering facilities, Air India also undertakes ground handling services of many airlines in many cities in India. Air India has grown to become a mega international airline with a network of 34 destinations across the USA, Europe, Far-East and South-East Asia, Australia and the Gulf. The airline’s domestic network covers 50 destinations, including far-flung areas of the North-East, Ladakh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Air India, today, flies one of the youngest, state-of-the-art, fleet of aircraft comprising a mix of the wide-body Boeing B777s, B747s, its latest acquisition- the B787 Dreamliner and the narrow body Airbus A321s, A320s and A319 aircraft. 

  
About Star Alliance: 

The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveler. Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI and United. The integration of AviancaBrasil is currently in progress. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,321 airports in 193 countries. For additional information visit www.staralliance.com and/or follow us on FacebookTwitterYoutube or  LinkedIn