Baggage Allowance for Saudi Arabian Airlines

Baggage Allowance for Saudi Arabian Airlines

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About Saudi Arabian Airlines

Saudia (also known as Saudi Arabian Airlines) is the Saudi national carrier based in Jeddah, which offers scheduled domestic and international flights to over 150 destinations. You can enjoy your flight with a wide range of in-flight services.

Saudi Arabian Airlines Baggage Allowance

  • 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 a special baggage such as Bicycles, golf bags and large musical instrument
Everything you need to know about SAUDAI Baggage Allowance 

Domestic Flights

   

Economy

   

Business

 

First

Baggage Type

Passenger Type

Saver

Basic

Flex

Basic

Flex

Flex

Checked baggage

Adult

Not Allowed

One bag

23 kg

2 bags each 23 kg

One bag

32 kg

2 bags each 32 kg

2 bags each 32 kg

Child

Infant

One bag

23 kg

One bag

23 kg

One bag

23 kg

Handbag

Adult

 

One bag 7 kg

One bag 9 kg

Child

Infant

Carrying basket Collapsible baby trolley

International Flights 

Economy Classountry

Country

Checked Bag(s) 23kg

HandBag(s) 7kg

CheckedBag(s) 23kg

HandBag(s) 7kg

Checked Bag(s) 23kg

HandBag(s) 7kg

Checked Bag(s) 23kg

HandBag(s) 7kg

Middle East

 

Not included

 

 



 

1

 

 



 

1

 

 

      1

 

 



 

2

 

 



 

1

 

 



 

2

 

 



 

1

 

 



 

Asia

Europe

North America

2

Africa

1

Business Class

 
 

Basic

Semi-Flex

Flex

Country

Checked Bag(s) 32kg

Hand Bag(s) 12kg

Checked Bag(s) 32kg

Hand Bag(s) 12kg

Checked Bag(s) 32kg

Hand Bag(s) 12kg

Middle East

2

 

 


 

1

 

 


 

2

 

 


 

1

 

 


 

2

 

 


 

1

 

 


 

Asia

Europe

North America

Africa

First Class
 

Semi-Flex

 

Flex

 

Country

Checked Bag(s) 32kg

Hand Bag(s) 12kg

Checked Bag(s) 32kg

Hand Bag(s) 12kg

Middle East

2

 

 


 

1

 

 


 

2

 

 


 

1

 

 


 

Asia

Europe

North America

Africa 

Notes 
  • The maximum weight for the baggage is mentioned in each table according to your class, yet in case of excess baggage weight, you will charge per piece.
  • The standard dimension should not exceed 158 cm. In case of exceeding the ideal dimension, additional fees will be charged  
  • Excess baggage is not allowed for infant tickets in all classes on domestic and Flight routes 
  • All tables are illustrating the free baggage allowance which may be changed according to operating conditions. You can get the actual allowance of free baggage during the booking process.
  • In case of flying on A320, any extra piece will be 23 kg for all classes.
  • Extra baggage allowance fees are calculated according to the extra weight and dimensions. You can learn more about it and buy an extra baggage allowance from Saudia official website
  • Extra cabin baggages are allowed under specific conditions and dimensions
  • For Renal Kidney Failure Patients please check the baggage allowance 
  • Passenger with Elite/ Elite Plus (Alfursan Silver/Gold) are allowed to add free baggage which doesn’t exceed 23 kg on domestic flights and 32 kg on international flights.

 

Class type

Hand Baggage Allowance

No. of Pieces

Description

Max. weight

First and Business Class

Hand bag or Pull bag or Garment bag

1

 

56 X 45 X 25 (Cm) (22x18 x10) (In)

12

 

First and Business Class

One Briefcase

1

 

56 X 20 X 35 (Cm) 18 X 08X 14 (In)

9

 

Guest

One Hand bag or Pull bag

1

 

56 X 45 X 25 (Cm) (22 X 18 X 10) (In)

7

 

Free Carry-On Items

  • An Overcoat or Wrap
  • An Umbrella or a pair of Crutches
  • A pair of binoculars
  • A small camera
  • Laptop/small smart electronic devices: (tablets - smartphones)
  • Ladies handbag, pocket book or purse for the ordinary use only otherwise will be considered as checked baggage
  • Reading Materials
  • Infants‌ food for consumption in-flight
  • An infant carrying basket
  • Any devise or items useful for the Special Needs Passengers can be stowed in the cabin compartments

Charges for extra baggage of Sport Equipment

International flights:

  • Exceeding the standard dimensions will charge you USD 100 
  • Starting from 205cm (80 inch) to a maximum extent 300cm (118 inch) will cost you extra USD 67
  • Exceeding 300cm (118 inch) or have extra weight (32 kg), will be accepted in the Cargo.

Domestic flights:

  • Exceeding the standard dimensions will charge you SAR 100 
  • Starting from 205cm (80 inch) to a maximum extent 300cm (118 inch) will cost you an extra SAR 100
  • Exceeding 300cm (118 inch) or having extra weight (32 kg), will be accepted in the Cargo.

Prohibited Items

Each airline has its own list of prohibited items, check the below-prohibited items on Saudia onboard.

General prohibited items

  • Firearms, ammunition, swords, and knives.
  • Explosives, incendiary materials, flammable, toxic substances, and compressed gases.
  • All liquid materials, gels, toothpaste, liquid cosmetics, and perfumes.
  • Cigarette lighters in both hand baggage and inspected luggage.

Prohibited Checked-in baggage items

  • Lighters/ Lithium battery/Flammable Items.
  • Mobiles , Notebook, Backup power, Power pack, Power case , Power Bank , Radio-controlled toy ,or any Rechargeable Items, Nail Polish , Mouse etc).
  • Gold, Jewelry, and Cash Money.
  • All food product, and beverages inside checked in baggage.

Allowed Items on-board according to Saudia policies

  •  A must Pre-flight notice for Saudia’s team, in case you carry musical instruments/sports tools / medical equipment that weight over 32 kg
  • You can check in with one gallon (doesn’t exceed 5 liters) of ZAMZAM water from Sogia factory from Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Airport
  • Departing from other airports either on domestic or international flights (except King Abdulaziz International Airport Terminal 1), you can carry one gallon as part of your free allowed baggage
  • Electrical devices are allowed according to the standard dimensions and weight 
  • Sport equipments are accepted within the accepted dimension and weight limit. It should be wrapped in special cases

Oman Customs Law and Regulation has declared a new list of prohibited items

  • Alcohol in restricted quantities
  • Controlled Drugs and Medicines
  • Cash amount exceeds Rials Omani 6,000
  • Electric Stun guns Batons, cattle prods and the like
  • Counterfeited Tobacco and its derivatives
  • Transparent fishing nets and using Crossbows & Spearguns
  • Wireless Communication Equipment and Bugging Devices
  • Telescopic sight for firearms
  • All types of weapons 
  • Items controlled by the Cites convention, including ivory and Rhinoceros horn
  • Remote controlled Aircrafts and Helicopters
  • E-Cigarettes
  • Children's Toy Guns and all items similar to weapons
  • Arms, Ammunition and Explosives of all kinds
  • Night-vision Goggles
  • Fireworks
  • Radioactive Equipment and Material
  • Immoral CD's and Magazines
  • Night - vision Goggles and Laser Pointers
  • Military Uniforms and Camouflage Clothing
  • Walking sticks and canes with concealed blades

*All of the above information is updated according to SAUDIA 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 Saudi Arabian Airlines

  • Does Saudi Arabian Airlines allow web check-in?

    Yes, Saudi Arabian Airlines allows web check-in.

  • Does Saudi Arabian Airlines provide online seat selection?

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

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

    The total number of routes serviced by Saudi Arabian Airlines is 523.

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