Emirates 2019 Baggage Allowance
If you’re travelling with Emirates on an upcoming flight, here’s everything you need to know about your Emirates baggage allowance, restrictions, fees and charges.
Emirates Cabin Baggage
Cabin baggage allowances on an Emirates flight will depend on your fare:
Economy: customers are permitted one piece of carry-on baggage, either a handbag or laptop bag, that may not exceed 55 x 38 x 20cm and must weigh no more than 7kg.
First Class and Business Class: customers are allowed two pieces of carry-on baggage: one briefcase plus either one handbag or one garment bag. The briefcase may not exceed 45 x 35 x 20cm; the handbag may not exceed 55 x 38 x 20cm; garment bags can be no more than 20cm thick when folded. The weight of each piece must not exceed 7kg.
Passengers travelling with infants can bring a carry cot or a collapsible stroller if there is room in the cabin, if not, the item can be checked into hold free of charge.
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|Baggage Type||Size Restrictions||Weight Allowance||Fee||Additional Fees
|Cabin Baggage||55 x 38 x 20cm||7kg||N/A||N/A
|Checked Baggage||150cm||30kg||N/A||*see excess baggage*
|Excess Baggage||150cm||32kg||Varies depending on fare and destination||N/A
Emirates Checked Baggage
A passenger’s checked baggage allowance on an Emirates flight will depend on your fare type. Depending on your ticket class, you will receive the following checked baggage allowance:
Business Class: 40kg
First Class: 50kg
For Canada, North America and South America, different baggage allowances apply.
Economy: 2 bags up to 23kg each
Business Class and First Class: 2 bags up to 32kg each.
For more information, please visit the Emirates website directly.
Emirates Excess Baggage
Excess baggage charges on an Emirates flight will again depend on your fare and also your destination. Emirates provide an online baggage calculator to help you determine your excess baggage costs. These prices can vary based on a number of factors.
My Baggage – Airline Baggage Alternative
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