Swiss International Air Line

Important Information

Carry-on Baggage Rules & Fees

Your carry-on bag cannot exceed 55x40x20cm and 8 kg. Economy Class passengers are allowed one carry-on bag, and Business & First Class passengers two. Additionally, you can bring onboard a coat or blanket, 1 umbrella or walking stick, 1 ladies’ handbag, 1 small camera or 1 set of binoculars and an onboard reading item. Those traveling with infant under 2 are allowed to bring baby food for onboard consumption, and either one baby carrier or one collapsible stroller which goes into the hold, or a car seat. (in the freight compartment) or 1 car seat.

Checked Baggage Rules & Fees

1. Depending on destination,Weight or Piece Concepts (by weight or by piece) apply to free bag allowance and to oversized and additional bags. (a) Baggage allowances on routes where Piece Concept applies: To/from: USA, Canada, South America (Brazil) and Cameroon; From (start of travel): Egypt, Kenya,Tanzania; between: Italy and Kenya, Italy and Tanzania; Belgium and Egypt, Belgium and Kenya; Netherlands and Egypt, Netherlands and Kenya; and for travelers holding a Star Alliance Round-the-World-Ticket. (b) Baggage allowances on routes whereWeight Concept applies. All other routes. 2. In case of connecting flights operated by other airlines or code-share flights, baggage rules of the operating carrier apply. 3. Bags exceeding 32 kg are not accepted at check-in counters. You have the option of repacking your bags, or using one of the free available boxes & plastic bags at the airport), or shipping by freight carrier, such as Swiss World Cargo. 4. If you know the weight of the item of excess baggage, Swiss Air Line’s Service Center will calculate the overweight or oversized fees. For excess baggage of 100 kg and above, please notify Swiss when making flight reservation.

BAGGAGE RULES & FEES BY DESTINATION

  • Destination All Other Destinations - Weight Concept Applies.
  • Linear dimensions/weight 20-40kg
  • Regular size & weight fees Economy: up to 20kg free.
  • Overweight fees * see below
  • Oversized fees * see below
  • Business Class Business Class
  • First Class First Class
  • Infants under 2 Infants under 2
  • Destination To/from: USA, Canada, South America (Brazil) and Cameroon; From (start of travel): Egypt, Kenya,Tanzania; between: Italy and Kenya, Italy and Tanzania; Belgium and Egypt, Belgium and Kenya; Netherlands and Egypt, Netherlands and Kenya; and for travelers holding a Star Alliance Round-the-World-Ticket - Piece Concept Applies.
  • Linear dimensions/weight Piece Concept 158cm; 23-32kg
  • Regular size & weight fees Economy: First 2 bags free, each up to 23kg; if trip starts in Sao Paulo 32kg each.
  • Overweight fees * see below
  • Oversized fees *
  • Business & First Class Business & First Class
  • Infants under 2 Infants under 2

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