EXCESS BAGGAGE

  • Air India bans excess baggage checked in by VIPs August 25, 2012

    New Delhi: In an attempt to plug revenue loss of Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has imposed a blanket ban on excess baggage checked in by ministers and civil servants, which is generally carried free by the airlines. Singh, in a letter to Air India CMD Rohit Nandan, said that...
  • Marooned at Toronto airport over Rs 1800 dues May 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Frequent fliers are well aware that its heavy going with airlines when it comes to any excess baggage. But 24yearold Vinish Vincent George claims, in his particular case, national carrier Air India has gone too far. Falling short of 35 Canadian dollars towards payment for his extra baggage proved...
  • Haj pilgrims stranded for refusing to pay AI's baggage fine December 27, 2007

    New Delhi: About 130 Indian Haj pilgrims are stranded at the Jeddah airport in Saudi Arabia. They were due to return on an Air India flight, but refused to pay the excess baggage fare demanded by the airline about nearly Rs 600 per extra Kg. The pilgrims were carrying more...