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British Airways Baggage allowance and fee




Founded : 31 March 1974

Key people : Alex Cruz (chairman and​ CEO) | Stephen William Lawrence​ Gunning (CFO and director)

Country : United States

Office Address : British Airways Executive Club 2 Park Avenue Suite 1100, New York NY 10016

City : New York

State : New York,

Zip Code : 10016

Phone number : +1 (800) 452-1201

Official Website :

Personal items and Carry-on Baggage

You are allowed to make handbags on the flight, having laptops and your essential things in it, but in a busy flight you may have to check it so carrying proper documents will be helpful. 

Checked baggage

Checked Baggage depends and varies from class to class. Some are free and for some, you have to pay for it. 

Excess Baggage

If you have an additional bag to carry, you have to pay an extra sum for it and if the weight exceeds the mark of 32 kg it will not be accepted as a checked bag and the chargers will be quite heavy. 

Type of Bag Weight Dimension Fare
Hand Baggage 23 Kg 40 x 30 x 15 cm Free
Cabin Baggage  23 Kg  56 x 45 x 25 cm Free
Checked Baggage 23 kg 90 x 75 x 43 cm $ 25.7 – $ 83.5
Excess Baggage 32 kg 90 x 75 x 43 cm  $ 83.5 (per bag)


British Airways Baggage Fees & Allowance FAQ's

1. What if my baggage is missing? +

If you find that your baggage has gone missing, immediately contact the baggage services department. The department will give its best to find your baggage and get delivered to you. 

2. What if my baggage is not found? +

You can track your baggage and god forbid if your baggage is not found you can claim for compensation according to terms and conditions.

3. When can I claim for baggage compensation? +

You can make a claim if your baggage is damaged, some of your items are missing or in case your baggage has been missing or lost for more than 21 days.


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