The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has imposed restrictions on the carrying of certain types of luggage.


To protect passengers from the threat of liquid explosives, there are rules for taking liquids, aerosols and gels (LAG) on flights: Liquid, aerosol or gel products must be in containers of 100 milliliters or less.

The containers must be carried in one transparent, re-sealable plastic bag. Only one bag is allowed for each passenger. Containers larger than 100 milliliters, even if only partially-filled, will not be allowed through the security screening point.


Check in process Cabin Baggage The standard guidelines permit only one piece of cabin baggage on board weighing not more than 7 kgs. You may take additional items in the cabin (subject to security regulations):

  • An overcoat wrap or blanket
  • A ladies handbag, ladies pocketbook or ladies purse
  • A reasonable amount of reading material
  • Infant’s carrying basket
  • Infant food for consumption on the flight
  • A Laptop

Check-in baggage:

As per standard guidelines, passengers are permitted to carry 15 kgs /30 kgs baggage when they travel on a domestic or international sector respectively.

For domestic varies for Air India flight, for international sector there 23 kg concepts also per pc for Europe & US sectors.

Please Note:

The cabin/check – in baggage allowance may vary from airline to airline; hence we recommend that you consult the concerned airline for more information.

Passengers shall ensure that they do not carry any prohibited items in their check-in or cabin baggage.

Post issuance of the boarding pass, passengers may then proceed for security screening.

Download pdf of list of items prohibited in cabin baggage.