Etihad Baggage

Carry-On Allowance: 1 Bag + 1 Personal Item

Each passenger is allowed to carry on one bag and one personal item such as a laptop bag, handbag, or briefcase. Assistive devices and outer garments do not count as personal items. All carry-on luggage must fit in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you. You must be able to lift your carry-on into the overhead storage without assistance.

Carry-on bag restrictions for Coral Economy Class:

  • Baggage Allowance: One piece
  • Maximum Dimensions: 45 linear in/115 cm (length + width + height)
  • Maximum Weight: 15 lb/7 kg

Carry-on bag restrictions for Pearl Business and Diamond First Class:

  • Baggage Allowance: Two pieces
  • Maximum Dimensions for each bag: 45 linear in/115 cm (length + width + height)
  • Maximum Combined Weight: 26 lb/12 kg

Carry-on bag restrictions for infants:

  • One extra handbag (weight must not exceed 5 kg)
  • One fully collapsible stroller/ carry-cot, as a carry-on item if cabin space is available or else as checked baggage in the hold

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

Checked Baggage Allowance

Weight Concept

All flights, except those to the USA and Canada, use the weight concept. The combined weight of all bags cannot exceed:

  • Diamond First Class: 110 lb/50 kg
  • Pearl Business Class: 88 lb/40 kg
  • Coral Economy Class: 66 lb/30 kg
  • Infants: 22 lb/10 kg

Please note that the maximum size and weight of all checked baggage that can be processed is 18 in x 28 in x 35 in/ 45 cm x 72 cm x 90 cm and 70 lb/32 kg.

Piece Concept

Flights to the USA and Canada use the piece concept.

Baggage restrictions for Coral Economy Class:

  • Baggage Allowance: Two pieces
  • Maximum weight: 66 lb/30 kg
  • Maximum dimensions: 17 in x 28 in x 35 in / 45 cm x 72 cm x 90 cm

Baggage restrictions for Pearl Business Class:

  • Baggage Allowance: Two pieces
  • Maximum weight: 88 lb/40 kg
  • Maximum dimensions: 17 in x 28 in x 35 in / 45 cm x 72 cm x 90 cm

Baggage restrictions for Diamond First Class:

  • Baggage Allowance: Two pieces
  • Maximum weight: 88 lb/40 kg
  • Maximum dimensions: 17 in x 28 in x 35 in / 45 cm x 72 cm x 90 cm

Baggage restrictions for infants:

  • Baggage Allowance: One piece
  • Maximum weight: 22 lb/10 kg
  • One extra handbag (weight must not exceed 5 kg)
  • One fully collapsible stroller/ carry-cot, as a carry-on item if cabin space is available or else as checked baggage in the hold

Etihad Guest members: When travelling on flights operated by Etihad Airways, Etihad Guest Silver and Etihad Guest Gold members enjoy a free baggage allowance of 22 lb/ 10 kg and 33 lb/ 15 kg, respectively, in addition to the amount printed on their ticket. On routes where the baggage limits already include these extra allowances, you are entitled to the higher of the two allowances.

Excess Baggage Fees

  • Weight Concept: The applicable excess baggage, unless otherwise specified, is 1.5% of the highest normal direct adult one way IATA Coral Economy class fare per excess kilogram.
  • Piece Concept: For flights to Canada, excess baggage to be charged for any addition pieces from allowance applicable to all classes at 500 AED 137 CAD per piece (up to 70 lb/ 32 kg).
  • Piece Concept: For flights to the USA, excess baggage charges apply in all classes for guests with more than two pieces of baggage at a charge of AED 500 per piece (up to 70 lb/ 32 kg).

Read more here about the Etihad Baggage Allowance.

Sports Equipment

For detailed information about carriage of sporting equipment and other categories excess baggage charges (Weight/Piece Concept), please contact nearest Etihad Airways office.

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.etihadairways.com for official and up-to-date baggage restrictions.