With a view to promote more students travel, Air India and Indian Airlines are offering special extra baggage allowance for students travelling to the West, Far East and South East Asian Countries on Air India flights till October 31, 2008, To avail the special offer, students should be in possession of student visa.
FRANKFURT/PARIS/LONDON/BIRMINGHAM Students travelling on Air India services to Frankfurt/Paris/London to interior Points in UK/Europe can avail additional free baggage allowance of 20 kgs. i.e. total allowance will also be applicable to students travelling from interior points in India on IC (erstwhile Indian Airlines) flights and connecting to Air India flights to UK/Europe, provided they are travelling on a through ticket. SINGAPORE/CHINA/NEW ZEALAND Students travelling to Singapore/China/New zealand on Air India/Indian Airlines flights will be allowed to carry a total free baggage of 40 kgs. in their outbound journeys.
AUSTRALIA Students travelling on one way tickets to Australia on Air India flights can avail a free baggage allowance of 40 kgs plus extra baggage allowance of 10 kgs. i.e.total 50 kgs.
NEWYORK/CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES Students travelling from India to gateway points in USA can carry one additional piece weighing 23 kgs on Air India flights i.e. total free baggage allowance for 69 kgs for three pieces.
This is applicable for travel commencing on or before 31st March 2009. The additional baggage allowance will also be applicable to students travelling from interior points in India on Air India/Indian Airlines domestic flights and connecting to Air India flight to USA, provided they are trvelling on a through ticket.