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Baggage Allowance


Baggage allowance details shown are indications for Kenya Airways operated flights only and may be subject to change depending on aircraft operated on the day of travel.
Flights operated by other airlines under a Kenya Airways flight number may be subject to other baggage restrictions. 

 

CHECKED BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE PIECE CONCEPT 

To/ From Europe 

Passengers  Business Class  Economy Class 
All Passengers 

2 Pieces, 32kg each  

2 Pieces, 23kg each

Marine / Seamen 

2 Pieces, 32kg each     

2 Pieces, 23kg each

Millitary

2 Pieces, 32kg each     

2 Pieces, 23kg each
Infants not occupying a seat 

10kg + 1 collapsible stroller

10kg + 1 collapsible stroller

Infants who have paid child fare occupying a seat 

2 Pieces, 32kg each  

2 Pieces, 23kg each

 

 

 EXCEPTION TO/FROM DZA/HAH- EUROPE 

 

Weight concept applies, the XBAG charges under the weight concept will remain applicable. 

 

To/From  DZA/HAH -Europe (Applicable for tickets issued on/after 22nd July 2013)

 

Passengers  Business Class  Economy Class 
All Passengers 

40kg (max per pc 32kg)

30kg

 

 CHECKED BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE WEIGHT CONCEPT 

For tickets issued under the Weight Concept, the XBAG charges under the Weight Concept will remain applicable.

 

Intra Africa 

 

Passengers  Business Class  Economy Class 

All passengers

 40kg (max per piece 32kg) 30kg

Marine/Seamen

50kg (max per piece 32kg)

40kg (max per piece 32kg)

Military

50kg (max per piece 32kg)

40kg (max per piece 32kg)

Infants not occupying a seat

10kg + 1 collapsible stroller 

10kg+ 1 collapsible stroller

Infants who have paid child fare occupying a seat

40kg (max per piece 32kg) 30kg


 To and from Africa to Middle East, Asia and Far East  

Passengers  Business Class  Economy Class 
All Passengers 

50kg

40kg

All journeys with stopover not exceeding 24hrs in Bangkok and Dubai 50kg 40kg
Infants not occupying a seat 

10kg + 1 collapsible stroller

10kg + 1 collapsible stroller

Infants who have paid child fare occupying a seat 

50kg 

40kg
 Exceptions:Travel between Egypt / Khartoum & Southern Sudan 40kg 30kg

Exceptions:Travel between Bangkok to Guangzhou v.v

 

40kg 30kg

 


 NOTE : For Interline journeys where stopover is over 24 hours, KQ baggage allowance will not apply. 


 Domestic Kenya 

Passengers  Business Class  Economy Class 
All Passengers 

30kg

20kg

Infants not occupying a seat 

10kg + 1 collapsible stroller

10kg + 1 collapsible stroller

Infants who have paid child fare occupying a seat 

30kg 

20kg

 

 

Dimensions 

  1. Premier Class passengers are allowed two pieces of 32kgs (70lbs) each whose three dimensions shall not exceed a total of 158cms (62 inches) (L+W+H)  for each bag.
  2. Economy class passengers are allowed two pieces of 23kg (50Ibs) each whose total dimensions shall not exceed 158cms (62 inches) (L+W+H) for each bag.
  3. For ease of handling, the maximum weight of each piece of baggage shall not exceed 32 Kgs(70 lbs)
  4. Heavy tag must be used for pieces more than 23kgs.
  5. Any piece of baggage exceeding the above dimensions (oversize bag) but within the allowed weight, shall be accepted at a charge of EUR 200.00 or equivalent in local currency.

 

EXCEPTIONS: 

From DXB, BKK, HKG & CAN, total dimensions shall not exceed a total of 180cm (71 inches) (L+W+H) for each bag.

Passengers arriving from wide body aircraft and connecting narrow body aircraft may have some of their baggage delayed due to weight restrictions.

Maximum pieces/weight  per person on wide body aircraft 

Maximum 10 pieces per person per flight where piece concept apply or 300kg where weight concept apply, if exceeding advance arrangement with carrier must be made prior to departure. Approved exceptions apply.

Maximum weight  per person on narrow body aircraft 

Maximum 100kg where weight concept apply, if exceeding advance arrangement with carrier must be made prior to departure. Approved exceptions apply.

 

 

Specifications: 

Wide body -  B777, B767
Narrow body – B738, B737, B733 , E170 & E190

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