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AI offers special baggage scheme to students

india Updated: Jul 23, 2008 20:38 IST

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National air-carrier, Air India, has announced a special offer aimed at the students travelling to the West, Far-East and South-East Asian countries on its flights.

Under the offer, a student with a valid visa, can avail additional free baggage allowance, ranging between 10-40 kilograms, an official release said in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Students travelling to Frankfurt, Birmingham, Paris and London or via Frankfurt/London/Paris to the interiors of UK/Europe can avail free baggage allowance of 20 kg in addition to the 20 kg, allowed on the ticket, the release said.

For Singapore, China and New Zealand, they can carry an additional 40 kg baggage on their out-bound journeys, whereas students travelling to Australia on a one-way ticket can avail a free baggage allowance of 10-kg, in addition to the 40-kg, the release said.

However, for the students travelling from gateway points in the US, one additional piece weighing 23-kg is allowed along with the permitted baggage of 46-kgs, the release said.

The additional bagagge allowance will also be applicable to students travelling on Indian flights from the interiors of India and connecting to Air India flights bound for the US, UK and Europe, the release added.