Baggage Allowance for EgyptAir

Baggage Allowance for EgyptAir

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About EGYPTAIR

Egyptair is the national airline of Egypt. The company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Cairo. Egyptair operates from its hub at Cairo International Airport. Egyptair is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization and the International Air Transport Association, and has codeshare agreements with 30 other carriers. The company has been a member of SkyTeam since 2000, and it has been a member of Oneworld since 2013.

About EGYPTAIR

  • Carry on baggages (Hand carry bag)

It is a type of luggage that passengers are allowed to carry along in the plane’s cabin. Each airline has specific rules and dimensions. We recommend checking the list of prohibited and accepted items in the carry-on baggage.

  • Checked luggage 

It is also called cargo baggage. Each airline has its own rules for the dimension and free weight allowance. It is not allowed for passengers to keep it in the cabin, yet it is transported in the cargo area of the plane.

  • Infant baggage 

If you will travel with your infant, you may bring the baby’s infant onboard. It is one standard-sized bag (for items an infant may require during the flight).

  • Special baggages

 if your baggage has a special shape or weight, it will be special baggage such as Bicycles, golf bags, and large musical instruments
Egyptair Baggage allowance policy on International Flights 

Adult Passengers and Children 

 

 

Checked Baggage Allowance

Hand Luggage

Number of Pieces

Maximum Weight Per Piece

Business Class

2 Pieces

32 kgs kilograms/ 70 lbs

2 pieces with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm

Egyptair plus Platinum Business Class

2 Pieces + 1 extra piece

2 pieces with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm

Egyptair plus Elite Business Class

2 Pieces + 1 extra piece

2 pieces with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm

Egyptair plus Gold Business Class

2 Pieces + 1 extra piece

2 pieces with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm

Star Alliance Gold Business Class

2 Pieces + 1 extra piece

2 pieces with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm

Economy Class

according to fare rules








 

23 kgs kilograms/ 50 lbs

1 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm ( 55 + 40 + 23 )

Egyptair plus Platinum Economy Class

according to fare rules + 1 extra piece

1 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm ( 55 + 40 + 23 )

Egyptair plus Elite Economy Class

according to fare rules + 1 extra piece

1 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm ( 55 + 40 + 23 )

Egyptair plus Gold Economy Class

according to fare rules + 1 extra piece

1 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm ( 55 + 40 + 23 )

Star Alliance Gold Economy Class

according to fare rules + 1 extra piece

1 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm ( 55 + 40 + 23 )

Egyptair plus Silver Business Class

2 Pieces​ + a 50% off on the excess baggage fee

32 kgs kilograms/ 70 lbs

2 pieces with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm

Egyptair plus Silver Economy Class

according to fare rules + a 50% off on the excess baggage fee

23 kgs kilograms/ 50 lbs

1 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg & Maximum dimensions 118 Cm ( 55 + 40 + 23)

 

*Maximum Dimensions Per Piece for checked baggage is 158 cm centimeter/ 62 in

Infants baggage allowance policy on international flights 

  • Infants are allowed on all classes (except USA& Canada) to have one piece with a minimum weight 10 kgs kilograms/ 22 lbs and one 1 fold-up collapsible stroller
  • Infants are allowed on all classes (To/from USA & Canada) to have one piece with minimum weight 23 kgs kilograms/ 50 lbs and one 1 fold-up collapsible stroller

Egyptair Domestic Flights 

Adult Passengers and Children 

 

Checked Baggage Allowance

Hand Luggage

Number of Pieces

Business Class

1 piece

2 pieces with a maximum weight of 8 kg

Economy Class

1 piece​

1 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg

 

Egypt air Frequent miles (Egyptair plus) baggage allowance policy

 

 

Checked Baggage Allowance

Hand Luggage

Number of Pieces

 

Egyptair plus Platinum Economy Class

1 piece+ 1 extra piece

1 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg

Egyptair plus Elite Business Class

Egyptair plus Elite Economy Class

Egyptair plus Gold Business Class

2 pieces with a maximum weight of 8 kg

Egyptair plus Gold Economy Class

1 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg

Egyptair plus Silver Business Class

1 piece + a 50% off on the excess baggage or 1 checked handbag (10kg)

2 pieces with a maximum weight of 8 kg

Egyptair plus Silver Economy Class

1 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg

 

Star Alliance baggage allowance policy 

 

Checked Baggage Allowance

Hand Luggage

Number of Pieces

Star Alliance Gold Buisness Class

1 piece + 1 extra piece

1 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg

Star Alliance Gold Economy Class

2 Pieces + 1 extra piece

2 piece with a maximum weight of 8 kg

 

Notes

  • Maximum Weight Per Piece for business Classes is 32 kgs kilograms/ 70 lbs
  • Maximum Weight Per Piece for economy Classes is 23 kgs kilograms/ 50 lbs
  • Maximum Dimensions for all classes are 158 cm centimeter/ 62 in

Infants baggage allowance policy on Domestic flights 

  • Infants on Domestic Flights are allowed to have one piece with minimum weight 10 kgs kilograms/ 22 lbs and one 1 fold-up collapsible stroller

Excess baggage policy 

  • The overweight must not exceed 32 Kgs and the oversize must not exceed the 203cm 
  • Overweight (24-32k) is charged as 50% of the extra piece price.
  • Oversize: more than 158cm (Total sum of Lenght +Width+ Height) /62 inch till 203cm is charged as 50% of the extra piece price.
  • Overweight and oversize is c​harged as 100% of the extra piece price.
  • Extra piece, overweight and oversize is charged double price of the extra piece.
  • Excess baggage is accepted subject to space availability.
  • Please arrive at the airport at least 90 minutes before your normal check-in time in case of possessing excess baggage.
  • Currency exchange may affect the amount to be paid.
  • Applicable taxes are not included in the prices.
  • Our check-in facilities will close 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of the flight.
  • Passengers who exceed the weight limit will be asked to repack their excess baggage into smaller units and pay the appropriate charges before the check in.​

Restricted Items

Aviation authorities listed all prohibited items to maintain the level of safety during flights such as:  

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  • ​Compressed gasses (flammable, non-flammable and poisonous) such as aerosols, camping gas.
  • Explosives, ammunitions, fireworks and flares (except sporting firearms which doesn’t exceed 5kg of ammunitions per passenger and a max of 2 rifles).
  • Ethologic agents (chemical reagent).
  • Flammable liquid and solids such as (lighter, matches, paints, thinner).
  • Corrosives ( such as acids , alkalis, wet cell batteries … etc )
  • Irritants
  • Knives, daggers, swords...Etc
  • Oxidizing material (bleaching powder...etc)
  • Radioactive material
  • Miscellaneous hazardous goods (such as mercury, noxious materials, magnetized materials or offensive material)
  • Briefcases with installed alarm devices or that are lithium battery operated.
  • According to the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) – SAFO (Safety Alert For Operators) its recommended that the e-cigarettes and related devices must be carried in the carry bags not in checked baggage.
  • Recreational Mobility Devices such as self-balancing hover boards are PROHIBITED on board Egyptair flights as checked or carry on baggage
  • For customers traveling to or from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, it is prohibited to carry the following medicine (such as Tramadol, and the lebraks and Rovamesan) which are included in the list of drugs, so as to avoid the arrest and deportation of their respective holders.

Higher value declaration baggage For the country of Spain

When a passenger presents luggage for which they wish to make a declaration of special value

check-in, the regulations set out below will apply

Arrival Time:

  • Passengers must arrive at check-in with sufficient time to allow for‌:
  • Opening of luggage of special value
  • Signature of the excess luggage ticket document
  • Verification of the existence of the objects to be covered by the declaration
  • Locking of the luggage

Declaration Restrictions

  • Luggage Valuation:
  • Its valuation must exceed 1,000 special drawing rights (the approximate equivalent of 1,200 euros).
  • Declaration values may not exceed US$5,000 (or the equivalent thereof) per passenger.

Charges

  • A fee of 0.5% of the value declared by passengers will be applied and an excess luggage ticket will have to be issued.

Duty-free bag policy 

  • Duty-free liquids purchased from any airport or airline may be carried as hand luggage.
  • Your duty-free liquid and receipt must be sealed at the time of purchase inside a security bag with a red border
  • Don’t open the security bag until you arrive at your final destination
  • The security officer may need to open the security bag for screening. In case you have a connecting flight at another airport, please alert the security officer so your duty-free liquids may be re-sealed in an extra bag.

Sports and musical equipment:

There are specific conditions to be shipped on board. Please check the Egyptair allowance policy for Sports and Musical instruments.

  • AMMUNITION
  • ARCHERY EQUIPMENT’S
  • BIKE, FIREARM/ LASER GUN
  • FISHING EQUIPMENT
  • GOLF EQUIPMENT’S
  • KITE / KITE BOARD
  • SCUBA EQUIPMENT’S
  • SNOW / WATER SKIING EQUIPMENT’S
  • SMALL SURFBOARD / PADDLEBOARD LESS THAN 2M
  • FILM EQUIPMENT’S
  • OARS

Musical instruments

  • You can bring your small musical instruments in cabin Such as small Guitar, Violin, Violas, Piccolos, Flutes, Clarinets, Trumpets, Oud… etc. Please check Egyptair policy to know conditions for each.
  • Larger musical instruments such as Cellos, Guitar, saz , Kanoon,… etc.) are accepted as checked baggage because of their size, shape, weight and length in the aircraft compartment, in case of the instrument is not matching the ideal size or weight, passenger should book another seat.
  • Musical instruments exceed 32 KGS or 203 Cm, will be accepted as cargo

*All of the above information is updated according to Egyptair Baggage allowances.

*The content of this page is professionally articulated and accurately reviewed by Almosafer's editorial team to ensure that the content is always up to date and accurate. 

FAQs for EGYPTAIR

  • Does EGYPTAIR allow web check-in?

    Yes, EGYPTAIR allows web check-in.

  • Does EGYPTAIR provide online seat selection?

    Yes, EGYPTAIR offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does EGYPTAIR service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by EGYPTAIR is 372.

  • Does Almosafer offer any discounts on EGYPTAIR?

    Enjoy 7% Instant discount on international flights aboard EGYPTAIR using Al Rajhi Bank cards. Code: ARB. Valid till 3 July 2022