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Baggage Rules, Limits, & Fees

When traveling with Srilankan Airlines, it is important to be aware of the baggage rules, limits, and fees to ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey. These guidelines apply to both domestic and international flights, with some variations depending on the route and class of service. Additionally, members of frequent flier programs may enjoy certain privileges and exemptions. Here is an overview of Srilankan Airlines' baggage policies:

Carry-On Bags

Srilankan Airlines allows passengers to bring one carry-on bag and one personal item on board. The maximum weight allowed for carry-on luggage is 7 kg (15 lbs) in Economy Class and 10 kg (22 lbs) in Business Class. The dimensions of the carry-on bag should not exceed 56 cm x 36 cm x 23 cm (22 in x 14 in x 9 in). It is important to ensure that your carry-on bag fits within these limits to avoid any additional fees or the need to check it in.

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Checked Baggage

The checked baggage allowance on Srilankan Airlines varies depending on the class of service and the destination. In Economy Class, passengers are generally allowed to check in one piece of luggage weighing up to 30 kg (66 lbs) on most routes. Business Class passengers enjoy a higher allowance, typically allowing two pieces of luggage weighing up to 40 kg (88 lbs) each. However, it is advisable to check the specific baggage allowance for your flight as it may vary.

Extra, Oversized, and Special Items

For extra, oversized, or special items such as sporting equipment, musical instruments, or fragile items, Srilankan Airlines has specific guidelines and fees. These items may require additional charges and should be notified to the airline in advance. It is recommended to contact Srilankan Airlines directly to inquire about the rules and fees for transporting such items to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience.

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. Srilankan Airlines' website or customer service can provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding baggage rules, limits, and fees.

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