EL AL Baggage

First Class Carry-on Luggage Allowance: 2 Pieces

  • Maximum Dimensions: 56cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 18in x 10in (length x width x height)
  • Maximum Total Weight: 52 lb/24 kg
  • Maximum Weight of each piece: 35 lb/16kg and another weighing up to 17 lb/8 kg

Business/Platinum Class Carry-on Luggage Allowance: 2 Pieces

  • Maximum Dimensions: 56cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 18in x 10in (length x width x height)
  • Maximum Total Weight: 48 lb/20 kg
  • Maximum Weight of each piece: 35 lb/16kg and another weighing up to 9 lb/4 kg

Economy Class Carry-on Luggage Allowance: 1 Piece

  • Maximum Dimensions: 56cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 18in x 10in (length x width x height)
  • Maximum Weight: 9 lb/4 kg*

REMINDER: Bulkhead seats do not have underseat storage during take-off and landing.
Read Bulkheads Explained

Checked Baggage Allowance

All destinations except North America

  • First Class: Up to 88 lb/40 kg
  • Business Class: Up to 66 lb/30 kg
  • Economy Class: Up to 44 lb/20 kg
  • Maximum Dimensions of each piece: 62 linear inches/158 cm (length + width + height)

North American destinations

  • First Class: 4 pieces, weighing up to 70 lb/32 kg per piece
  • Business Class: 3 pieces, weighing up to 70 lb/32 kg per piece
  • Economy Class: 2 pieces, weighing up to 50 lb/23 kg per piece
  • Maximum Dimensions of each piece: 62 linear inches/158 cm (length + width + height)

*Attention passengers to Belgium Czech and UK: The airport authorities in Brussels Prague and UK prohibit luggage weighing more than 70 lb/32 kg per piece.

Baggage Allowance for Infants (for whom a seat has not been purchased)

  • All destinations except North America: 22 lb/10 kg plus a baby carriage, carry cot, or safety seat
  • North American destinations:
    • First and Business Class: 70 lb/32 kg plus a baby carriage, carry cot, or safety seat
    • Economy Class: 50 lb/23 kg plus a baby carriage, carry cot, or safety seat

Overweight Baggage Fees

First and Business Class

  • To/From New York or Toronto:
    • $130 for every piece of luggage in excess of the permitted weight
    • $230 for every additional piece of luggage in excess of the number of pieces allowed
  • To/From Los Angeles:
    • $140 for every piece of luggage in excess of the permitted weight
    • $240 for every additional piece of luggage in excess of the number of pieces allowed
  • To/From Europe, Asia, and South Africa:
    • 1.5% of the Full Fare Economy Class ticket price (Y class) for every kilogram, in each direction
    • *The exact rate will be given at the El Al counter at the airport.

Economy Class

  • To/From New York or Toronto:
    • Over 50 lb/23 kg: $25
    • Over 70 lb/32 kg: $155
  • To/From Los Angeles:
    • Over 50 lb/23 kg: $25
    • Over 70 lb/32 kg: $165
  • To/From Europe, Asia, and South Africa:
    • 1.5% of the Full Fare Economy Class ticket price (Y class) for every kilogram, in each direction
    • *The exact rate will be given at the El Al counter at the airport.

Sports Equipment

El All offers transportation of bicycles weighing up to 44 lb/20 kg for no additional charge. For more information, please visit El Al's sports equipment information page.

Disclaimer: The information on this page is true and correct at the time of publication. Because airlines reserve the right to change policies at any time, see www.elal.co.il for official and up-to-date baggage restrictions.

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