Baggage Allowance for Philippine Airlines

Baggage Allowance for Philippine Airlines

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About Philippine Airlines

Philippine Airlines, founded in 1941, has been serving the country for more than 75 years. The company has almost 40 aircraft that fly to 36 destinations in Southeast Asia, North America, and Europe.

Philippine Airlines is one of the top 10 airlines in the world for international passenger traffic. They have won numerous awards, including being named as one of the most punctual airlines in Asia.

About Philippine Airlines

Carry-On Baggage

It is the baggage you can carry in the passenger cabin and be stored in the overhead compartment. Each airline has a different policy regarding the free allowance and dimensions.

Philippine Airlines gives passengers a maximum weight of 7 kgs with dimension 56cm x 36cm x 23cm (22in x 14in x 9in). If the baggage exceeds the free allowance in weight or dimension, the passenger will charge extra fees. 

Items you can carry with the carry-on baggage

  • a small handbag
  • pocketbook or purse
  • an overcoat, wrap or blanket
  • a small camera or binoculars
  • laptop with case
  • a reasonable amount of reading material
  • duty-free bag
  • infant's food for consumption in flight
  • pair of crutches and/or braces, walking stick and other prosthetic device for the passenger's use provided that the passenger is dependent upon them

Checked baggage 

The baggage that passengers can carry with them in the cargo compartment of the aircraft and not allowed to be with them in the passenger cabin.

Philippine Airline has a free allowance of checked baggage according to the class and the flights' destinations. It has a single piece that is not exceeding 32kg, passenger will extra fees if the weight exceeds 32 kg.

Domestic flights

Philippine airline has a baggage allowance for domestic flights that differ according to the class 

Economy Class

FARE BENEFIT

ECONOMY SUPERSAVER

ECONOMY SAVER

ECONOMY VALUE

ECONOMY FLEX

PREMIUM ECONOMY

FREE BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE

No Bags

10KG

20KG

20KG

25KG

Business Class

FARE BENEFIT

BUSINESS VALUE

BUSINESS FLEX

FREE BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE

30KG

35KG

International Flights

The free allowance varies according to your destination, please check Philippine website for more information.

International flights to/from Middle East (Dammam, Doha, Dubai, Kuwait, Riyadh)

Economy Class

 

ECONOMY SUPERSAVER

ECONOMY SAVER

ECONOMY VALUE

ECONOMY FLEX

PREMIUM ECONOMY

ROUTES

2PC AT 23KG (50LBS)/PIECE

2PC AT 25KG (55LBS)/PIECE

Business Class

 

BUSINESS VALUE

BUSINESS FLEX

ROUTES

2PC AT 32KG (70LBS)/PIECE

Infant's Baggage

Passengers who will travel with their infants will pay 10% of the adult fare or more according to routes. They will have a free baggage allowance.

Route

Checked Baggage

Carry-on Baggage

Domestic (Philippines)

Not Applicable

Not Applicable

International

(Asia, Pacific, Middle East, Europe)

1 piece not exceeding 10 kilos

Not Applicable

North America

(USA, Canada)

Guam

Japan

1 piece of baggage not exceeding 50lbs (23kgs)

Not Applicable

An infant may also be allowed one fully collapsible stroller or infant's carrying basket or infant's car seat subject to availability of space.

Special Items 

Baggage that is different either in weight or dimension. Each airline has a policy for this baggage. Philippine airlines specified baggage accordingly.

  • Batteries and Flammable Liquids
  1. Philippine airlines must be notified of these items
  2. Battery terminals must be insulated to prevent accidental short circuits, e.g., by being enclosed within a battery container;
  3. The team will secure the battery according to the measurements 
  4. Battery must be carried in strong, rigid packaging
  5. Battery that is damaged, leaking, or if not packaged appropriately must not be loaded
  • Bulky/Fragile/Limited Release Baggage

Philippine airlines accept Special baggage like instrumental and sports equipment. It could be carried with the passenger in the cabin after booking a seat or if the weight and dimension don’t meet the Philippine airlines, it will be considered as checked baggage.

  1. Bicycles
  2. Media bags
  3. Musical instruments
  4. Paintings
  5. Sculptures
  6. Sleeping bags
  7. Strollers 
  8. Tents
  9. Trophies
  10. Vases

For more information on the Sports equipment, please visit Philippine airlines website

Restricted items 

• Cash, credit cards, valuable documents, and precious metals or similar 

• identification documents

• Electrical or electronic components e.g. computers, cameras, mobile phones, projectors

• Fragile, delicate or brittle items e.g. watches, glassware, 

• Medication

• Perishable or frozen items e.g. seafood, meat, fruit

• Compressed gases (deeply refrigerated, flammable, non-flammable and poisonous)

• Explosives (munitions, fireworks, pyrotechnic devices and flares)

• Corrosives (acids, alkalis, mercury and wet cell batteries)

• Radio-active material

• Flammable liquids and solids (lighter fuel, matches of any kind, paints, thinners, fire-lighters or items which are easily ignited)

• Poisons (toxic substances, weed-killer and insecticides).

• Oxidizing materials (organic peroxides and bleaching powder)

• Disabling devices (mace or pepper spray)

• Infectious substances (virus culture, bacterial strains)

• Weapons, firearms

Excess baggage 

Passengers will be charged more fees for their baggage in case of exceeding the free allowance either for weight or dimension. The Philippine airline has its own policy which differs according to your destination. 

Domestic Flights

Routes

Excess Baggage Charge

From MNL per kilo

Excess Baggage Charge

To MNL per kilo

All

PHP224 (VAT inclusive)

International Flights

Excess baggage fees differ from one destination to another. Please check Philippine airline’s website for more information.

*All of the above information is updated according to Philippines airline baggage allowance.

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FAQs for Philippine Airlines

  • Does Philippine Airlines allow web check-in?

    Yes, Philippine Airlines allows web check-in.

  • Does Philippine Airlines provide online seat selection?

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

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

    The total number of routes serviced by Philippine Airlines is 77.

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