This Article is From May 09, 2013

Jet Airways reduces free baggage allowance to 15 kg


Jet Airways today said it has revised, effective from May 15, the free baggage allowance to 15 kg in the economy class on all domestic routes, but has retained the cabin baggage limit at the previous level of 7 kg.

The airline, in a statement, said it will charge a passenger flat Rs 250 for every additional baggage.

However, the JetPrivilege members will continue to enjoy the additional free baggage allowance as per their JP membership status, while Premiere guests will continue to avail 30 kg of free baggage allowance on Jet Airways and JetKonnect flights, it said.

The move follows the recent move of the government to unbundle on-board and on-ground services like preferred seating and baggage allowances. Globally airlines have already unbundled their services which helps shore up revenue.

Low-cost airline IndiGo today announced that it would charge passengers more for pre-booking certain seats in the flight. (Read story)

Last week, Air India had allowed revised downward its free baggage limit to 15 kg.