Airline Regulations

The information given below is a guideline only. The figures shown indicate the maximum weight and dimensions for that airline's baggage according to their guidelines, plus the extra allowances afforded to first class, business class and frequent flyer members. See the airlines' own baggage webpages for further details. The information below was correct at the time it was posted. Please make your own confirmations

 

Airline Checked Baggage Hand Baggage Infant  Allowance First/Business Frequent Flyer
A          
Aer Lingus 23kg (158cm) 10kg (55x40x24) Cabin Allowence - 10kg and a fully collapsible push-chair  3 bags x 32kg (158cm)  *
Air Canada 23kg (158cm) 10kg (23cmxW40cmx55cm ) Cabin Allowence - 10kg and a fully collapsible push-chair 2 bags 32kg (158cm) 96kg (158cm)
Air China 20kg (cm) 5kg (115cm) 10kg plus fully collapsible push-chair 40kg/30kg Extra 20-30kg
Air Europa 23kg 10 kg 23kg 46kg *
Air France 23kg (158cm) 12kg (115cm) 10kg plus fully collapsible push-chair 96kg/64kg (158cm) Extra 32kg
Air India 20kg (272cm) 8kg (115cm) 10kg plus fully collapsible push-chair 40kg/30kg (272cm) *
Air Malta 20kg 10kg (113cm) 10kg plus fully collapsible push-chair 30kg *
Air Mauritius 23kg (158cm) 7kg (115cm) 10kg plus fully collapsible buggy 32kg *
Air New Zealand 23kg 7kg (118cm) 23kg plus fully collapsible push-chair 69kg/46kg Extra 23kg £35
Air Seychelles 20kg 7kg 10kg plus fully collapsible push-chair 30kg *
Alitalia 23kg 8kg 10kg plus fully collapsible push-chair 64kg/46kg Extra 23kg/32kg
All Nippon Airways 23kg (158cm) 10kg (115cm) 23kg plus fully collapsible push-chair 32kg/32kg (158cm) *
American Airlines 23kg (157cm) One small carry on bag, plus one small personal item (handbag) fully collapsible push-chair 69kg (157cm) 46kg (157cm)
Austrian Airlines 23kg (158cm) 8kg 23kg plus pushchair Extra 32kg x 2 46kg
B          
British Airways Economy - 23kg (90cm x 75cm x 43 cm) 23kg (56cm x 45cm x 25cm) plus a handbag or laptop(max size is 45cm x 20cm x 36cm) which must fit into the the seat in front of you.  One piece of cabin luggage for an infant under 2 years old. (23kg). Also allowed one fully collapsible pushchair and one car seat. First Class - 3 bags that weigh up to 32kg each Varies dependent on frequent flyer status - please see the BA website for more information
World Traveller plus Premium Economy - two bags at 23 kg each Business Class - two bags at 32kg each
   
World Traveller Y Class - two bags at 23kg  
Brussels Airlines 23kg (158cm) 6-16kg (118cm) 23kg plus pushchair 2 x 32kg(158cm) *
Caribbean Airlines 2 x 23kg (157cm) 10kg (114cm) 23kg plus pushchair 2 x 32kg (157cm) *
C          
Cathay Pacific 20kg (25 kg for Premium Economy) 7kg (115cm) 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 40kg/30kg Extra 10-20kg
China Airlines 20kg (115cm) 7kg (115cm) 10kg plus pushchair 40kg/30kg Extra 10kg/20kg
China Eastern 20kg (200cm) 7kg (115cm) 10kg plus pushchair 40kg/30kg *
Continental Airlines 23kg (157cm) 18kg (115cm) Pushchair 96kg 64kg
Cyprus Airways 20kg (208cm) 8kg (118cm) 10kg plus pushchair 30/35/40kg 25kg
Czech Airlines 23kg (158cm) 8kg (115cm) 23kg (158cm) 46kg (158cm) Extra 23kg
D          
Delta Air Lines 23kg (157cm) Carry on bag no bigger than 115cm, plus one personal item(handbag) Collapsible pushchair 96kg/64kg 64kg
E          
Emirates 30kg (158cm) 7kg (113cm) 23kg (115cm) 50kg/40kg *
Estonian Air 23kg (158cm) 8kg (126cm) Fully collapsible pushchair 64kg (158cm) *
Ethiopian Airlines 23kg 7kg (115cm) 10kg plus fully collapsible pushchair 32kg (158cm) Extra 15kg/20kg
Etihad Airways 23kg (197cm) 7kg (115cm) 23kg total weight including collapsible pushchair 50kg/40kg Extra 5-20kg
Eva Air 20kg 7kg (115cm) 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 30kg 25kg
F          
Finnair 23kg (158cm) 8kg/10kg (126cm) 23kg plus collapsible pushchair 46kg (158cm) Extra 23kg
Flybe 20kg 10kg (108cm) Collapsible pushchair 40kg (free) *
G          
Gulf Air 30kg 6kg (125cm) 23kg including collapsible pushchair 40kg Extra 15-20kg
I          
Iberia 23kg (157cm) 114cm Collapsible pushchair 69kg (157cm) *
Icelandair 23kg (158cm) 10kg (115cm) 23kg plus collapsible pushchair 32kg x 2 Extra 10-32kg
J          
JAL 2 x 23kg (203cm) 10kg (115cm) 23kg plus collapsible pushchair 3 x 32kg (203cm) *
Jet Airways 28kg/32kg/2 x 23kg (158cm) 7kg (115cm) 10kg 3 x 23kg (158cm) *
K          
Kenya Airways 2x 23kg 10kg 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 69kg (158cm) *
Kingfisher Airlines 20kg 7kg (115cm) 32kg 50kg *
KLM 23kg (158cm) 12kg (115cm) 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 2 x 32 kg (158cm) 46kg/64kg (158cm)
KLM Europe Not included (except when travelling tothese destinations - click to view) 12kg (115cm)  10kg plus collapsible pushchair 2 x 32 kg (158 cm) 1 extra (23kg)
Korean Air 20kg (158cm) 12kg (115cm) 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 40kg/30kg (158cm) *
Kuwait Airways 20kg (158cm) 7kg (115cm) 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 40kg/30kg (158cm) 30kg
L          
LOT Polish Air 23kg (158cm) 8kg/9kg (118cm) 10kg 30kg (158cm) *
Lufthansa 23kg (158cm) 8kg (115cm) 23kg plus collapsible pushchair 3x32 kg/ 2 x32kg extra two bags
Luxair 20kg 7kg 10kg 40/30kg 40kg
M          
Malaysia Airlines 30kg 7kg 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 30kg 40kg
Malev 23kg 10kg (115cm) 10kg 30kg Extra 10kg/15kg/20kg
Monarch 20kg (chargeable) 10kg (126cm) 10kg plus collapsible push chair 30kg 30kg
O          
Oman Air 30kg 7kg (115cm) * 50kg/40kg *
Q          
Qantas 23kg 7kg (115cm) Three additional items including collapsible pushchair 32kg x 3 32kgx 3
Qatar Airways 23kg (158cm) 7kg plus small personal item (handbag) (112cm) 23kg (158cm) 40kg/30kg (158cm) 3x32kg
R          
Royal Brunei Airlines 20kg 7kg (113cm) 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 30kg *
Royal Jordanian Airlines 20kg (158cm) 7kg (115cm) 10kg plus collapsible pushchair (158cm) 30kg (158cm) Extra 10kg
S          
Royal Brunei Airlines 23kg (158cm) 8kg (115cm) 23kg plus collapsible pushchair 32kg x 2 (158cm) *
Royal Jordanian Airlines 20kg (158cm) 7kg (115cm) 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 40kg/30kg (158cm) Extra 20kg
South African Airways 23kg 8kg (115cm) 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 32kg x 2 10/20/30kg extra
SriLankan Airlines 32kg 7kg (102cm) Collapsible pushchair 32kg *
Swiss 23kg (158cm) 8kg (115cm) 23kg plus collapsible pushchair 40kg/30kg (158cm) *
T          
TAP Portugal 20kg 6kg (115cm) 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 30kg 15-20kg
Thai Airways 20kg 7kg (115cm) 10kg plus pushchair 40kg/30kg Extra 10kg/20kg
Thomas Cook Airlines 20kg 5kg 10kg * *
Turkish Airlines 20kg (158cm) 8kg (118cm) 10kg plus pushchair 30kg (273cm) *
U          
Ukraine International Airlines 20kg (158cm) 7kg 10kg plus collapsible pushchair 40kg (158cm) *
United Airlines 23kg (157cm) 114cm Collapsible pushchair 46kg (157cm) 96kg (157cm)
US Airways 23kg 18kg 23kg plus collapsible pushchair 2 pieces *
V          
Virgin Atlantic 23kg (208cm) 6kg (115cm) 23kg plus collapsible pushchair 32kg x3/ 23kg x 2 Extra 23kg (208cm)