Jet Airways extra luggage rule changed; this is what will happen when you have more bags
Get set to change your packing habits. Jet Airways will now allow only one check-in baggage after July 15. This was among the new guidelines which Jet Airways has introduced for following a number-based check-in baggage policy.
Jet Airways extra luggage rule changed: This private airliner has now introduced a new facility for its passengers, one that will change their packing habits for sure. The airline will allow only one check-in bag after July 15. This was among the new guidelines which Jet Airways has introduced in its number-based check-in baggage policy. Therefore, in case you are planning a hassle free journey on Jet Airways, try avoiding carrying extra bags to ensure they do not violate the criteria.
Guests with bookings made on or after Jun 15, 2018 for travel on or after Jul 15, 2018, will be entitled to free baggage allowance of one piece, not exceeding 15kgs for travel in Economy and 2 pieces, a total of 30 kgs, for travel in Premiere, said Jet Airways.
It added, “Guests with bookings on or after Jun 15, 2018 for travel on or before Jul 14, 2018 will be entitled to free baggage allowance by weight of 15 kgs for travel in Economy and 30 kgs for travel in Premiere.” The same rule is applicable for guests with bookings on or before Jun 14, 2018.
Reportedly, Jet platinum card members travelling in economy class will also be able to carry two bags not exceeding 15 kg each.
This would make Jet Airways the first airline in India to introduce such restrictions on check-in baggage for customers.
Although, it needs to be noted that, while announcing this guidelines Jet Airways is still to clarify on what happens if a passenger brings in a number of bags.
For now, only excess weight attracts fee at Jet Airways.
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.
For flights departing from Dammam, carriage of all oversized articles more than 42 inches in length will be charged an additional fee of SAR 175.
Baggage Allowance for guests travelling on migrant visas, were also introduced by Jet Airways. Here’s what they are:
- Guests travelling from India and holding migrant visas will be permitted to carry a maximum of 40 kgs as Free Baggage Allowance on Jet Airways international flights and on the connecting Jet Airways flights within India.
- This will be valid for travel to destinations across our network, where the weight concept is applicable.
- The baggage allowance for guests holding a migrant visa can be availed only on the guest’s first outbound journey and not on subsequent trips. This baggage allowance can also be extended to 'dependents' of the migrant i.e. spouse and children who may either accompany the migrant or travel subsequently for their first outbound journey after issuance of the 'said' visa.
- Visas eligible for the above mentioned baggage allowances are those issued for immigration purposes. Visas also include those issued to dependants of the primary migrant visa holder who are entitled to immigrant status by virtue of their relationship such as spouse, children, fiancée, etc. Australian Fiancée / Provisional Spouse visas are also eligible.