Aviation Pay extra for choosing middle seats on Air India flights Updated : April 17, 2018 05:47 PM IST Disinvestment-bound Air India would now charge passengers for advance reservation of middle seats. Presently, people are charged for reserving seats on front, bulk head and emergency exit rows. Air India gets around Rs 100 crore from additional baggage allowance and another Rs 200 crore from upgrades of passengers to business class. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.