Guide to Airline Fees in India

Have you ever been surprised by how much airlines charge to reschedule a flight? Or shocked to hear that a few kilos of excess baggage will cost you a few thousand rupees? So have we. And we have often found ourselves wishing for an easier way to find out about these charges than rummaging through dozens of pages on airline websites.

So we went ahead and created one. We extracted all ‘ancillary’ fees from deep within the bowels of airline websites, and put them all in one easy-to-use guide that covers the fees charged by every airline in India. Here’s an excerpt:

AirlineRescheduling fee (Domestic)Cancellation fee (Domestic)
IndigoRs 1,000 / passenger / sectorRs 1,000 / passenger / sector
Jet AirwaysRs 250 – 997 (Premiere);
Rs 500 – 1,050 (Economy)
Rs 500 – 997 (Premiere);
Rs 750 – 1,050 (Economy)
JetKonnectRs 250 – 997 (Premiere);
Rs 500 – 1,050 (Economy)
Rs 500 – 997 (Premiere);
Rs 750 – 1,050 (Economy)
SpiceJetRs 950 / passenger / sectorRs 950 / passenger / sector
GoAirRs 950 (GoSmart);
NIL (GoFlexi & GoBusiness)
Rs 950 (GoSmart);
Rs 350 (GoFlexi);
NIL (GoBusiness, >24 hrs);
Rs 750 (GoBusiness, <24 hrs)
Air IndiaRs 750 – NIL (Economy, based on fare class);
NIL (Executive / First class)
Rs 500 – NO REFUND (Economy, based on fare class);
Rs 200 (Executive / First class)
KingfisherRs 950 (Kingfisher Red);
Rs 500 – 950 (Kingfisher, Kingfisher First)
Rs 950 (Kingfisher Red);
Rs 500 – 100% base fare (Kingfisher, Kingfisher First)

You can download the complete PDF guide here: Guide to Airline Fees in India

[Update] IndiGo have revised their rescheduling and cancellation fees with effect from 19 September 2012. We have updated the guide accordingly.

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