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Arkia Israeli Airlines Baggage Policy

IATA : IZ

ICAO : AIZ

CallSign : ARKIA

Founded : 1949

Key people : Yaron Amzallag (CEO)

Country : Israel

Office Address : PO Box 39301, Dov Airport

City : Tel Aviv

State : Gush Dan,

Zip Code : 61392

Phone number : +972 3 690 2210

Official Website :

Baggage allowance 

The free baggage allowance that Arkia Israeli Airlines permits each passenger depends on whether the passenger is travelling domestically or internationally. Furthermore, it also depends on the cabin class that the passenger flies in. 

Carry-on baggage

Arkia Israel Airlines permits the passengers to carry one piece carry-on baggage for free. The baggage can be of maximum 7kg weight with a 20 x 40 x 55cm dimension. Passengers are expected to make sure that their baggage doesn’t contain any prohibited items. Failure to do so will result in confiscation of items by airport security. In addition, if the carry-on baggage weighs more than the allowance then it will be sent in the cargo hold. 

NOTE: This is true for both international and domestic flights. 

Checked baggage 

Arkia Israel Airlines permits the passengers one free checked-in baggage. This is excluding the basic fare which does not include free baggage allowance. The baggage must weigh a maximum 23kg weight. The same is true for international flight. At the time of booking passengers can purchase baggage allowance. Passengers can expect a higher charge for baggage allowance if they purchase it at the time of check-in. Lastly, overweight baggage will be charged according to the tariffs current on the date of the flight. 

Excess Rates 

Price Route Service
Online booking: 20 NIS

 

At the airport:

30 NIS

BGN – Eilat

 

Eilat – BGN

SDV – Eilat

Eilat – SDV

Haifa – Eilat

Eilat – Haifa

Baggage on Arkia Low Cost flights
6 NIS per kg BGN – Eilat

 

Eilat – BGN

SDV – Eilat

Eilat – SDV

Haifa – Eilat

Eilat – Haifa

Excess weight fee (over 20kg up to a maximum of 32kg per hold item)
120 NIS BGN – Eilat

 

Eilat – BGN

SDV – Eilat

Eilat – SDV

Haifa – Eilat

Eilat – Haifa

Bicycle
60 NIS BGN – Eilat

 

Eilat – BGN

SDV – Eilat

Eilat – SDV

Haifa – Eilat

Eilat – Haifa

Pet flying in the cabin
200 NIS BGN – Eilat

 

Eilat – BGN

SDV – Eilat

Eilat – SDV

Haifa – Eilat

Eilat – Haifa

Pet flying in the cargo hold
400 NIS BGN – Eilat

 

Eilat – BGN

SDV – Eilat

Eilat – SDV

Haifa – Eilat

Eilat – Haifa

Cage rental for pet including transport

 

Travelling with pet 

Arkia Israel Airlines calculate the payment of the pet in the following way:

(Weight of the pet + the cage) x excess rate per kg (valid on the date of departure) 

The minimum charge is based on excess weight of 3kg. Passengers are expected to provide a muzzle, a cage and documents required for the pet to enter the intended destination. 

Information for pets in the cargo hold is as follows:

Information for pets in the cabin is as follows:

Prohibited items 

Passengers are forbidden to carry the following items:

Sports equipment

Passengers can carry ordinary sports equipment, at 50% of the excess weight rate. However this is only if the permitted weight is exceeded. Other fragile/irregular sports equipment or surfboards, also at 50% of the excess weight rate. However this is regardless of the total baggage weight of the passenger. Moreover bicycles are permitted but they need to be packed properly with front wheels detached, tires deflated and passengers must sign a disclaimer. In addition,  handling charges are applicable for bicycles. The charges 30 USD on international flights and 120 NIS on domestic flights. 

Arkia Israeli Airlines Baggage Fees & Allowance FAQ's

1. How do I measure my baggage dimension?

You can measure your baggage dimension by adding up length, width and height (length + width + height.

 

2. Where can I get information on lost or damaged baggage?

For information lost or damaged baggage please click here.

 

3. What are the required documentation and certification needed to travel with a pet ?

Each passenger is expected to check the required certificate/documents needed at the destination country. Passengers are expected to provide a valid vaccination certificate at the airport. 

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