For travel effective June 18, 2012, any single item, which exceeds 158 cms in total dimensions is subject to an oversize charge of USD 150 per bag/piece irrespective of the booking date. This fee is applicable for international journeys (except from London) under both weight and piece concept.
For travel effective August 27, 2012, sporting equipments are exempted from Oversize charge. Standard excess baggage charges will apply to sporting equipments exceeding free baggage allowance irrespective of the booking date.
For ease of reference, the different categories of sporting equipment are defined as under:
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 next to him / her. The weight of the musical instrument on the extra seat should not exceed 75 kgs and must be of a size and shape so 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 any JPMiles for the extra seat. Tele Check-in and Web Check-in will not be permitted for such guests.
Security regulations prohibit the carriage of weapons in the passenger cabin except authorized by Government of India.
Besides actual weapons, certain items are also prohibited from being carried in the passenger cabin. These items are those that may be misused as weapons or resemble weapons.
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 / securely packed to prevent injury to handlers and screeners:
On International sectors guest will be charged US $100 for the additional service provided during handling and carriage of fire arm, air gun or ammunition in their registered baggage.
Following Personnel are exempted and will not be charged provided they fulfill the conditions as specified:
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 animals can be carried on Jet Airways flights as guest 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 be b i.e. not made of chewable material. One guest can check in maximum of 3 containers.
Charges: Excess baggage is charged for the live animal including the weight of the container irrespective of the free baggage allowance of the guest.
On flights within India, live animals are not carried in ATR flights.
On international flights for the U.K., 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, jewelry, 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 value of the item.
The maximum amount of Rs. 100,000 / USD 4,000 can be declared, for domestic travel. The valuation charge is USD 0.50 per 100 USD or portion thereof for international travel.
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.
B737: 2.5 kgs maximum per guest with 20 kgs max per compartment. Maximum is 80 kgs.
ATR: 2.5 kgs maximum per guest with 20 kgs max per compartment. Maximum is 40kgs.
B737: 2.5 kgs maximum per guest with 20kgs max per compartment. Maximum is 80 kgs.
A330: 2.5 kgs maximum per guest with 20kgs.
The maximum for bulk hold is 50 kgs for others holding no restriction.
Cremated remains may not be carried as carry-on or checked-in baggage. Should you wish to carry cremated remains, Jet Airways' cargo team will help you make arrangements.
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