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Cabin Baggage

In our endeavor to ensure an enhanced travel experience, on-time departure and safety of our guests, we request all our guests to carry only 1 cabin baggage weighing a maximum of 7 kgs. With effect from Oct 1, 2016, guests will be charged INR 900, at select airports, for every piece of cabin baggage carried in addition to the permitted free cabin baggage.

  • Applicable on flights within India at metro airports i.e. Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad.

  • This amount will be charged at the boarding gate.

  • Such additional baggage will be carried along with the checked-in baggage in the aircraft hold.

  • A single charge will apply on connecting flights. For example, on a connecting flight from Mumbai - Kolkata - Guwahati, only a single charge of INR 900 will apply till the final destination.

  • Guests departing from non-metro airports within India and having a connecting flight via any of the above metro airports will be charged at the metro airport.

  • Guests departing from an international airport and having a connecting flight via any of the above metro airports will be charged at the metro airport.

  • Duty free bags will be exempt from additional cabin baggage charge.


Cabin baggage allowance may vary depending on the type of aircraft, class of travel (First Class, Première or Economy), domestic or international flights, route and JetPrivilege Tier status.

Flights within India

Aircraft TypeNumber of pieces allowedDimensions of Cabin BaggageMaximum Weight
Aircraft TypeBoeing Number of pieces allowed1 Dimensions of Cabin Baggage55 cms X 35 cms X 25 cms* Maximum Weight7 kgs
Aircraft TypeATR Number of pieces allowed1 Dimensions of Cabin Baggage50 cms X 45 cms X 20 cms* Maximum Weight7 kgs
* not exceeding 115 linear cms

The Government of India regulations permit only one piece of cabin baggage on board.

  • Trolley bags with the above specified dimensions will be allowed.

  • An infant carrying basket is allowed per infant traveling within India.

  • JetPrivilege Platinum, Gold members and Premiere guests will be entitled to cabin baggage allowance of 10kgs + 1 laptop across all Jet Airways flights within India.

Guests travelling on flights originating from Jammu, Srinagar and Leh stations will not be allowed to carry any cabin baggage.


International Flights

CabinNumber of pieces allowedDimensions of Cabin BaggageMaximum Weight
CabinFirst Class Number of pieces allowed1 piece Dimensions of Cabin Baggage55 cms X 35 cms X 25 cms* Maximum Weight10 kgs
CabinPremière Number of pieces allowed1 piece Dimensions of Cabin Baggage55 cms X 35 cms X 25 cms* Maximum Weight10 kgs
CabinEconomy Class Number of pieces allowed1 piece Dimensions of Cabin Baggage55 cms X 35 cms X 25 cms* Maximum Weight7 kgs
* not exceeding 115 linear cms

  • Trolley bags with the above specified dimensions will be allowed.

  • In addition to the above one foldable garment bag or a lap top bag will be permitted.

  • One fully collapsible stroller or an infant carrying basket is allowed per infant travelling on our international routes.


Cabin Baggage Acceptance Criteria

Contours are available at all airports to check the dimensions of your cabin baggage. In case your cabin baggage exceeds the specifications, you will be requested to check-in your bag. Hand baggage is accepted in the cabin subject to availability of space in the overhead bin. Restricted stowage space is also available under the seat in front of you. In case there is no space available in the aircraft to stow hand baggage, we will need to remove and load the same in the baggage hold as per safety regulations.


Additional items which are allowed in the cabin

In addition to the free cabin baggage allowance, the following articles, may be carried inside the aircraft (subject to security regulations):

  • An overcoat wrap or blanket

  • An umbrella or walking stick

  • A lady's handbag, pocketbook or purse

  • Reading material for the flight

  • A small camera and/or a pair of binoculars

  • Infant's carrying basket

  • Infant food for consumption on the flight

  • A fully collapsible invalid's wheelchair and/or a pair of crutches and / or braces or other prosthetic device for the guest's use provided that the guest is dependent upon them.


Kindly follow these simple steps for carriage of cabin baggage for your convenience, safety and to enable us complete the boarding process seamlessly and ensure an on-time departure.

  • Always carry a single cabin bag per guest.

  • Your cabin bag weight should not exceed 7 kgs.

  • Ensure the containers carrying liquids must not exceed 100 ml in volume.

  • Reach the boarding gate at least 25 minutes prior to departure.


Regulations for cabin baggage

Gels, alcohol, liquids, creams and lotions more than 100 ml and sharp articles, etc. are not permitted in the cabin baggage.

Guests arriving at Delhi and Mumbai from an international flight and transiting to another flight (international or within India) will not be permitted to carry liquids more than 100 ml in their cabin baggage when undergoing security clearance at these airports.


Carriage of Liquids, Aerosols and Gels

Guidelines for carrying liquids and gels in your hand baggage:

  • You are required to present liquids and gels separately when passing through the security check.

  • You can carry a re-sealable transparent plastic bag which should not exceed 1 litre in volume. Only 1 bag will be allowed per guest.

  • Liquids, gels, pastes, lotions and aerosols are not permitted in containers bigger than 100 ml.

Liquids, aerosols and gels include:

  • Water, soups, syrups and other drinks

  • Creams, lotions and oils

  • Perfumes
  • Sprays
  • Mascara
  • Gels including hair and shower gels

  • Contents of pressurised containers, including shaving foam, other foams and deodorants

  • Pastes including toothpaste

  • Liquid — solid mixtures

  • Any other item of similar consistency

The below mentioned items will be permitted for carriage along with cabin baggage.

  • Baby food
  • Medication
  • Special diet food

Prohibition of carriage of Lithium battery powered devices onboard.

In the interest of safety of all guests onboard our flights, all personal motorized transportation devices using Lithium-ion batteries, including, and similar to hover-boards, Segways, airwheels, solowheels, mini-segway, balance wheels, self-balancing boards, balance gliders are prohibited for transportation on Jet Airways flights as checked-in or carry-on baggage, with immediate effect.

Such devices will be accepted as cargo consignments subject to production of the required documentation for the device and batteries as well as meeting the packaging and labeling requirements as per the IATA DGR Manual for Safe Transportation of Dangerous Goods.


Rules for carrying liquids in a hand baggage at EU Airports

The European Union (EU) has adopted new security rules for carrying liquids in hand baggage to ensure the safety of guests on all flights.

Shopping at EU Airports

Buying liquids and gels at any European Union (EU) airport, after passing through the security check or onboard the aircraft, which are packed orsealed and accompanied with a receipt, will be permitted. An unbroken seal is valid for 24 hours.

Shopping at Non-EU Airports

Buying liquids and gels at non-EU airports is not permitted. If you change planes at an EU airport your purchases will be confiscated by the airport security.
Your purchases can also be confiscated if you buy liquids and gels onboard an aircraft operated by an airline from a non-EU country.

If case of any queries, our cabin crew and ground staff will be happy to assist you.

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