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Baggage Rules, Limits, & Fees for Kenya Airways

Welcome aboard Kenya Airways! To ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey, it's important to familiarize yourself with our baggage rules, limits, and fees. Whether you are a frequent flier or traveling domestically or internationally, understanding these guidelines will help you pack efficiently and avoid any surprises at the airport.

Carry-On Bags

For your convenience, Kenya Airways allows passengers to bring one carry-on bag and one personal item on board. The carry-on bag should not exceed the dimensions of 55cm x 25cm x 35cm (21.5in x 9.8in x 13.7in) and should weigh no more than 10kg (22lbs). The personal item, such as a handbag, laptop bag, or small backpack, should fit under the seat in front of you.

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Checked Baggage

When it comes to checked baggage, the allowance depends on your ticket class and destination. For Economy Class passengers traveling within Africa, you can check in one piece of luggage weighing up to 23kg (50lbs). Business Class passengers are entitled to two pieces of checked baggage, each weighing up to 32kg (70lbs). If you are traveling to or from the United States, the weight limit for each piece of checked baggage is 23kg (50lbs) for both Economy and Business Class.

Extra, Oversized, and Special Items

If you plan to bring extra, oversized, or special items, such as sporting equipment, musical instruments, or fragile items, it's important to contact Kenya Airways in advance to make the necessary arrangements. Additional fees may apply, and specific rules and limitations may vary depending on the item. Our dedicated staff will assist you in ensuring the safe transportation of your belongings.

Note that air carriers often change the details of these rules and requirements, so be sure to check directly with Kenya Airways on the day you are flying for the most accurate information. You can visit our website or contact our customer service for the latest updates and any specific inquiries you may have.

Traveling with Kenya Airways is an exciting experience, and we want to make sure your journey is as comfortable as possible. By adhering to our baggage rules, limits, and fees, you can enjoy a stress-free trip and focus on creating lasting memories. Bon voyage!

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