Flying with Cathay Pacific on an upcoming flight? Discover everything you need to know about Cathay Pacific baggage allowance, restrictions, fees and charges.
Cathay Pacific passengers are permitted to carry cabin baggage on board their flight, however, the specific allowance is depending on the class of service that is booked.
Economy and Premium Economy passengers may carry on board one piece of carry-on baggage. It must not exceed a total weight of 7kg.
Business passengers may carry on board one piece of carry-on baggage, the weight of which must not exceed a total weight of 10kg. First Class passengers may also carry one piece of carry-on baggage, the weight of which must not exceed a total weight of 15kg.
No piece of cabin baggage must exceed the maximum dimensions of 23cm x 36cm x 56cm. All passengers are also permitted to carry a small item onboard the aircraft. This includes small handbags, laptop bags, small backpacks, camera bags or briefcases.
|Class of Service||Number of Bags||Size Restrictions||Weight Allowance|
|Economy||1 (plus one small item)||23cm x 36cm x 56cm||7kg|
|Premium Economy||1 (plus one small item)||23cm x 36cm x 56cm||7kg|
|Business||1 (plus one small item)||23cm x 36cm x 56cm||10kg|
|First||1 (plus one small item)||23cm x 36cm x 56cm||15kg|
Please refer to the below table for information on checked baggage allowance.
The following information refers to the allowance on most flights.
|Class of Service||Number of Bags||Total Combined Weight||Size Restriction (per bag)|
No single piece of checked baggage should exceed 32kg in weight or measure more than 203cm in total dimension. If anyone piece of baggage exceeds these limits, it must be repacked into split-up units within these limits. It should be noted that Cathay Pacific does not accept any checked baggage that exceeds these limits without prior approval.
For more information on specific flight routes, please visit the Cathay Pacific website.
If your checked baggage exceeds your allowable limit, or you wish to purchase additional baggage, excess baggage fees will apply. In order to work out how much extra fees you’ll have to pay per kilogram, your flight zone will have to be taken into consideration. Please visit the Cathay Pacific website directly for more detailed information on these charges.
Cathay Pacific permits a wide range of sporting equipment and special baggage on flights. So long as the item does not exceed your baggage allowance, these items can be carried without a surcharge. However, some items may be considered as oversized or overweight items. As such, charges may apply and the airline may need to be notified prior to your date of travel. Please visit the Cathay Pacific website directly for more information.
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