Hand baggage is accepted in the cabin subjected to the availability of space in the overhead bin or under the seat. In the event where a handbag is oversize or overweight, StarAir crew may require to transfer the hand baggage to the baggage compartment (called as baggage retrievals) of the aircraft prior to take off. In such cases, the customer’s hand baggage will be tagged and returned upon arrival or the same can be collected from the conveyor where checked baggage is normally received. In this event, the overweight hand baggage is transferred to the baggage compartment and the customer shall be liable to make payment of the excess baggage applicable at the rate per kilogram.

As per Airlines policy, Civil Aviation norms and guidelines, travelling Customers may carry one Hand Baggage of maximum 7 Kg’s (this will be including Laptop). In case hand baggage is found to be overweight at the boarding gate a flat rate of INR 300/-per kg per sector (inclusive of GST) would be charged towards excess hand baggage.

Items determined by us to be of excessive weight or size, or of an offensive nature, will not be permitted on board. Subject to the prevalent applicable local laws and regulations, Customers may take liquids on board in their Hand Baggage, subject to screening, security checks, and provided they meet the following restrictions:

  • The liquid is in a container with a maximum volume of 100ml.
  • All liquid containers meeting the maximum volume of 100ml each can be fitted comfortably into a transparent, re-sealable 1 liter plastic bag.