Are you planning to book an Emirates flight but you know nothing about the Emirates baggage allowance policy? We have all the information you need to know before you organize your trip. Is it worth taking all your luggage at the airport or should you ship it instead? We show you the different options; the choice is yours!
Based in Dubai, UAE, Emirates is the largest airline in the Middle East. It connects more than 140 cities in 81 countries and six continents. It is worth mentioning that the airline is a subsidiary of The Emirates Group. The latter is itself a subsidiary of the Dubai government’s investment company, Investment Corporation of Dubai. The airline’s story began in 1985 and it is now considered to be one of the most fast-growing airlines in the world.
Are you travelling to Dubai or another destination in the Middle East and you want to know how many suitcases you can take with you? You can find all the information in the table below:
|No. of bags allowed per passenger||Max. dimensions||Max. weight||Price|
|Accessories||2 for Business and First Class passengers||· Briefcase: 45 x 35 x 20 cm · Handbag: 55 x 38 x 20 cm · Garment bag: 20 cm||7 kg each||Free|
|Carry-on baggage||1 for Economy class passengers||55 x 38 x 20 cm||7 kg||Free|
|Checked baggage||Up to 10 (but with a restricted total weight)||150 cm each||In total: Up to 35 kg (Economy), up to 40 kg (Business), up to 50 kg (First Class) – but 23 kg for each item||Free|
*These numbers might not apply on specific routes. For example, different Emirates baggage rules apply for passengers boarding from America, Africa, India or Brazil. If you are unsure about the baggage limitations when traveling from these countries, we recommend you to contact the airline company directly.
The Emirates hand luggage policy states the following:
Economy class passengers that travel with Emirates are allowed to carry for free hand luggage up to 7kg and up to 55 x 38 x 20 cm. First Class or Business Class passengers can have two pieces of carry-on baggage such as a briefcase that shouldn’t exceed 45 x 35 x 20cm plus a handbag.
The Emirates checked baggage allowance policy states that passengers have the following limitations:
According to Emirates baggage rules, each item should not be over 23 kg and the total dimensions (length + width + height) of each bag should not exceed 150 cm. It is not specified how much the passengers will have to pay in case their suitcases exceed the Emirates checked baggage allowance.
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Emirates sports equipment policy states the following:
Emirates musical instrument policy states the following:
Emirates pet policy clarifies that no animals are permitted in the cabin, however, this does not apply to guide dogs for the blind and to falcons on specific routes. According to the Emirates pet policy, all other animals should be transported according to these rules:
Emirates pet policy does not specify the charges for traveling with pets. We would recommend you to contact the airline company to learn the exact amount that needs to be paid.
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The information is subject to change and is based on data collected on Emirate’s website on 03/01/2019.