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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 EquipmentDefinition
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


  • 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.

Sporting equipment including but not limited to, cricket bats, golf clubs, ski poles, hockey sticks, pool cues etc. or items that can be used as a weapon, are not permitted as part of cabin baggage on flights operating from airports within India.
These articles may be carried as checked in baggage.

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
Airport Bangkok Effective Date Nov 26, 2012 Fee for television Up 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
Airport Hong Kong Effective Date Jun 1, 2012 Fee for television Between 36 inches and 49 inches: HKD 300
From 50 inches and above: HKD 1,490
Airport London Effective Date Jun 15, 2012 Fee for television Upto 42 inches: GBP 175
Above 42 inches: GBP 300
Airport Singapore Effective Date Jun 1, 2012 Fee for television Between 43 inches and 49 inches: SGD 50
From 50 inches and above: SGD 240
Airport Toronto Effective Date Jun 11, 2012 Fee for television Upto 46 inches: CAD 75
Above 46 inches: CAD 150
Airport Abu Dhabi / Sharjah* Effective Date Jun 22, 2012 Fee for television 40 inches and above: AED 180
Airport Dammam* Effective Date Aug 19, 2016 Fee for television Up to 39 inches: SAR 80
Between 40 inches and 42 inches: SAR 188
Between 43 inches and 49 inches: SAR 244
Airport Jeddah / Riyadh* Effective Date Jun 22, 2012 Fee for television 40 inches and above: SAR 180
Airport Muscat* Effective Date Jun 24, 2016 Fee for television 40 inches and above: OMR 20
Airport Qatar* Effective Date Jun 24, 2012 Fee for television 40 inches and above: QAR 180
Airport Kuwait* Effective Date Jun 24, 2012 Fee for television 40 inches and above: KWD 17
Airport Dubai* Effective Date Jun 22, 2012 Fee for television Between 40 inches and 48 inches: AED 190
49 inches and above: AED 600
Airport Bahrain* Effective Date Apr 1, 2016 Fee for television 40 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.


  • 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

    As per directives from the Regulatory Authority of India, weapons and ammunition can be placed onboard the aircraft only in a special compartment designed for carriage of weapons and ammunition. Accordingly, the weapon will be segregated from the registered baggage and will be placed separately in the weapon compartment in case you are traveling on an ATR aircraft.

    To comply with the requirement of the regulatory authority, a special compartment measuring 09" wide, 30" in height and 04" in depth has been provided onboard the ATR aircraft . Only weapons that fit into this special compartment shall be accepted for carriage on the ATR aircraft. Weapon holders are requested to confirm the type of aircraft and the size of weapon at the time of ticket booking.

    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.

      • Standard excess baggage charges will apply for carriage of weapons and ammunitions exceeding the free baggage allowance.

    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



    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.


    • 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.


    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)


    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.

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