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Baggage Rules, Limits, & Fees

When traveling with Egyptair, it is important to be aware of the baggage rules, limits, and fees to ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey. Understanding the guidelines for carry-on bags, checked baggage, and special items will help you pack efficiently and avoid any unexpected charges or complications.

Carry-On Bags

Egyptair allows passengers to bring one carry-on bag and one personal item on board. The maximum weight for the carry-on bag is 8 kg (17 lbs), and the dimensions should not exceed 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm (21.6 in x 15.7 in x 7.8 in). The personal item, such as a laptop bag or small backpack, should fit under the seat in front of you.

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Checked Baggage

The checked baggage allowance may vary depending on your ticket class, frequent flier program status, and the destination of your flight. As a general guideline, for domestic flights within Egypt, Economy Class passengers are allowed one piece of checked baggage weighing up to 23 kg (50 lbs), while Business Class passengers can bring two pieces, each weighing up to 32 kg (70 lbs). For international flights, the weight limit for Economy Class is typically 23 kg (50 lbs), and for Business Class, it is 32 kg (70 lbs).

Extra, Oversized, and Special Items

If you plan to travel with extra, oversized, or special items, such as sporting equipment, musical instruments, or fragile items, it is important to contact Egyptair in advance to inquire about their specific rules and regulations. Additional fees may apply, and it is essential to ensure that your items meet the necessary requirements for safe transportation.

Note that air carriers often change the details of these rules and requirements, so be sure to check directly with Egyptair on the day you are flying for the most accurate and up-to-date information. This will help you avoid any surprises and ensure a smooth and enjoyable travel experience.

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