Baggage Allowance for Etihad Airways

Baggage Allowance for Etihad Airways

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About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways is the second largest carrier in UAE, which began operations in 2003. Now Etihad Airways continues to grow and fly to more than 50 destinations. Etihad Airways is one of the most developed aircraft in the world, with the main base in Abu Dhabi International Airport. Experience comfort and leading hospitality with designed seats, the latest entertainment and various food options.

Etihad Airways Baggage Allowance

Etihad Airways Baggage Allowance

Check the guidelines to guarantee you a relaxing trip. We have collected the necessary information to adjust the appropriate weight for your Etihad Airways baggage allowance.

Hand Baggage

Check out the following guidelines for hand baggage allowance:

  • The baggage should not exceed the maximum size to fit the overhead cabin.
  • If passengers want to travel with more luggage, then Etihad airways features flexible fare options with the best price.

Hand Baggage Allowance

Max Size

# of Pieces

7  kg

56cm wide, 36cm high, and 23cm deep

1 piece

Baggage allowance for children and infants

Infant should be accompanied by one adult over the age of 18.

Children/Infant Age

Fare

Baggage Allowance

7 days – 23 months

Infant

  • Checked baggage to/from USA and Canada: 23kg
  • Checked baggage to/from all other destinations: 10kg
  • Cabin baggage: One piece, 5kg

2 – 11 years

Child

Normal baggage rules apply

12 years +

Adult

Normal baggage rules apply

Extra baggage: 

Passengers with more packing luggage exceeding the baggage allowance will be subject to excess baggage fees per kilogram or per bag according to the travel destination. 

Cost per kilogram: 

From/To

ME/GCC

Asia

Africa

Europe

SWP

ISC

ME/GCC

$20

$30

$30

$30

$40

$20

Asia

$30

$40

$40

$40

$30

$40

Africa

$30

$40

$30

$40

$45

$40

Europe

$30

$40

$40

$30

$45

$40

SWP

$40

$30

$45

$45

N/A

$40

ISC

$20

$40

$40

$40

$40

$30

Rates are subject to change.

*Middle East to Philippines: $25 Fees, Middle East to Japan: $40 Fees, Middle East to Korea: $40 Fees

Cost per bag, up to 23kg:

From/To

GCC

ME

Asia

Africa

Europe

SWP

US & Canada

225

250

$250*

250

250

275

Rates are subject to change.

*US or Canada to Japan: $275 Fees, US or Canada to Korea: $275 Fees

Cost per bag, up to 32kg:

From/To

GCC

ME

Asia

Africa

Europe

SWP

ISC

US & Canada

270

300

$300*

300

300

330

300

Rates are subject to change.

*US or Canada to Japan: $330, US or Canada to Korea: $330

Countries Code:

  • GCC: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE
  • Middle East: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan
  • SWP: Australia and offline points in South West Pacific
  • ISC: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka and offline points in Indian Sub Continent.

For more information about excess baggage, please check the details info and most frequent questions through Extra Baggage Official Page.

Etihad Airways Special Baggage: 

Etihad Airways allows traveling with sports equipment with a flexible baggage policy and is not liable for any equipment damage.

  • Passengers are allowed to carry sports equipment within their checked baggage allowance and with size no longer than 300cm. 
  • Passengers can take one golf bag for free, in addition to your checked baggage allowance.

Golf clubs  

  • Travelers can carry one set of clubs for free, weighing up to 15kg. 
  • One set may contain one pair of golf shoes and balls.

Scuba diving equipment

  • Scuba diving equipment should not exceed the maximum dimensions of 300cm.
  • Travelers should pack their diving equipment in a hard or padded case for healthy and safety measurements. 
  • Spear guns and harpoons are prohibited without approval at least seven days before your journey.
  • One set of scuba diving equipment may contain:
  • Face mask, fins and snorkel
  • Scuba regulator
  • Tank harness
  • Tank pressure gauge (pressure-sensitive devices may need special packaging: the manufacturer will be able to highlight any specific packing requirements)
  • Buoyancy control device (BCD)
  • Weight belt
  • Cylinder tank (must be empty and presented at check-in for inspection)

Ski and snowboard equipment 

  • Travelers are allowed to take a set of skis or snowboard equipment as part of their checked baggage allowance with no longer than 300cm dimensions.
  • Longer equipment than 300cm will be carried as cargo.
  • A set of ski or snow equipment includes:
  • One pair of ski poles
  • One pair of ski boots
  • One snowboard
  • One pair of boots

Water sports and surfboards 

  • Surfboards and water sports boards are permitted within the checked baggage allowance as long as they do not exceed the maximum dimensions of 300cm. 
  • A set of Water sports and surfboards equipment includes:
  • Surfboards
  • Paddleboards
  • Wakeboards
  • Wave skis
  • Kiteboard / kitesurf
  • Boogie boards
  • Skim boards
  • Speed boards

Fishing equipment 

  • Travelers are allowed to take a set of fishing equipment as part of their checked baggage allowance with size no longer than 300cm.
  • One set of fishing equipment contains:
  • Two rods
  • One reel
  • One tackle box
  • One landing net
  • One pair of fishing boots

Bikes
Bikes can be added as part of your baggage allowance as long as they do not exceed the maximum sizes of 300cm. Bike should be carefully packed in bike box or a protective case.
*For further information about Special Baggage Allowance, check out Etihad Airways special baggage page.

Forbidden Items on a Etihad Airways Flight

For safety purposes, Etihad Airways, does not allow specific items to be carried.

  • Lithium batteries.
  • Devices and batteries that are damaged, defective or recalled.
  • Illegal Items in the country you’re traveling to or from.
  • Acids and alkalis such as wet batteries
  • Bleaching substances such as mercury or chlorine.
  • Radioactive material
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Alcoholic beverages exceeding 70% by volume
  • Hoverboards, mini segways or other vehicles (including ride-on toys) containing lithium batteries
  • Matches and Flammable liquid such as petrol, diesel and spray

*For a full list of strict regulations around carrying items, please check out Etihad Airways Conditions of Carriage.

Delayed and Lost Baggage

  • If your luggage went missing, you will need to give a Property Irregularity Report (PIR) at the airport.
  • Please contact the Baggage Services team at the airport in your arrival destination within 48 hours on the contact list.
  • If your luggage is delayed, you can fill a report and track it from Track your baggage”.
  • Etihad Airways team will be in touch to help you and get your back as soon as possible.

For more information about delayed or damaged baggage, please check the Delayed Baggage FAQs page.

For more information, please refer to Etihad Airways baggage policy official page.

Disclaimer: All fares are subject to availability at the time of booking.
 

FAQs for Etihad Airways

  • Does Etihad Airways allow web check-in?

    Yes, Etihad Airways allows web check-in.

  • Does Etihad Airways provide online seat selection?

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

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

    The total number of routes serviced by Etihad Airways is 99.

  • Does Almosafer offer any discounts on Etihad Airways?

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