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Baggage Rules, Limits, & Fees

Welcome to Middle East Airlines! As you prepare for your journey, it's important to familiarize yourself with our baggage rules, limits, and fees. Understanding these guidelines will help ensure a smooth travel experience. Please note that air carriers often change the details of these rules and requirements, so be sure to check directly with the airline on the day you are flying for the most accurate information.

Carry-On Bags

When it comes to carry-on bags, Middle East Airlines allows each passenger to bring one piece of hand luggage on board. The dimensions of the carry-on bag should not exceed 56cm x 40cm x 25cm (22in x 16in x 10in). Additionally, the weight of the bag should not exceed 10kg (22lbs). Please ensure that your carry-on bag meets these requirements to avoid any inconvenience during the boarding process.

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Checked Baggage

For checked baggage, the allowance varies depending on your travel class and the destination of your flight. Passengers in Economy Class are generally allowed to check in up to 23kg (50lbs) of baggage, while Business Class passengers have an allowance of up to 32kg (70lbs). It's important to note that these weight limits may differ for certain routes, so it's always a good idea to check with Middle East Airlines directly or consult your booking confirmation for the specific limits applicable to your journey.

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 inform Middle East Airlines in advance. Depending on the nature and size of these items, additional fees may apply. Middle East Airlines strives to accommodate passengers' needs, but it's always recommended to contact the airline beforehand to ensure a smooth handling of your special baggage.

Members of our frequent flier program, Cedar Miles, enjoy additional benefits when it comes to baggage. Elite members are entitled to increased baggage allowances, allowing them to bring more luggage or enjoy higher weight limits. To fully benefit from these privileges, make sure to provide your Cedar Miles membership number when making your reservation or during the check-in process.

When traveling internationally, it's important to be aware that baggage limits and fees may vary depending on the destination and specific regulations of the countries you are visiting. It's always a good idea to check with Middle East Airlines or consult the relevant authorities to ensure compliance with any specific requirements.

By familiarizing yourself with Middle East Airlines' baggage rules, limits, and fees, you can ensure a hassle-free journey. Remember to double-check the details before your flight, as rules may change, and have a wonderful travel experience with Middle East Airlines!

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