Emirates New Baggage Policy

Travel News 01 Sep 2014

Please be informed that Emirates has changed their baggage policy for tickets issued from 15th November 2014. There are new rules for the length of a bag as well as its total size (length + width + height).

This Weight concept is applicable to all destinations except Canada, North and South America as these countries are on per Piece concept.

 

WEIGHT CONCEPT

( A ) For tickets issued from 15th November

If the total size of your Passenger’s bags is more than 300cm (118 inches), it will not be accepted as check-in luggage.

It must be sent as cargo or freight.

( B ) For tickets issued before 15th November

If Passenger bag ranges in length from 300cm up to 400cm (157 inches), they may be accepted in exceptional cases. You need to contact the local Emirates office at least seven working days before travel for approval.

 

PIECE CONCEPT ( applicable to Canada, North & South America )

( C ) For tickets issued from 15th November

The size of your bag must not exceed 150cm (59 inches). If Passenger’s bag exceeds this size and is up to 300cm (118 inches), Passenger will be charged an additional fee. Bags exceeding 300cm (118 inches) must be sent as cargo or freight.

If the Passenger has two pieces of luggage*, the total size of the bags should not exceed 300cm (118 inches).

( D ) For tickets issued before 15th November

The size of one bag must not exceed 158 cm (62 inches). In Economy Class, your bags must not exceed a total size of 273 cm (107 inches). If you have bags exceeding this size, it will be charged an additional fee.

 

( Note * Canada and North America: Passenger can carry two bags of up to 23kg each in Economy Class, and two bags of up to 32kg each in First Class or Business Class. South America: Two bags of up to 32kg each in all classes ).

 

For further information please contact your travel manager.