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Emirates Airlines Baggage allowance and fee




Founded : 25 March 1985; 35 years ago

Key people : Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum​ (Chairman & CEO) Tim Clark (President)

Country : USA

Office Address : 55 East 59th Street New York City 10022, New York, USA

City : New York City

State : New York,

Zip Code : 10022

Phone number : +1 800 777 3999

Official Website :

Personal item and Carry-on

The passenger may carry gels and liquids weighing up to 3.4 oz. There are also specific rules about carrying musical instruments, sports gear, perfumes liquors, and cigarettes.

Checked baggage

The allowance of the number of bags and weight you can carry depends on the class of travel.

Additional or Excess baggage

Before you book Emirates Airlines flights, check the latest guidelines of the airline. Moreover, it will ensure you comply with the rules regarding the carrying of the package. The passengers can also pay the extra baggage charges online.

Bag Type

Allowance Weight Dimensions
Cabin baggage - 7kg(economy class)
14kg(business and first-class)
45x35x20cm(briefcase must not exceed)
55x38x20cm(handbag must not exceed)
Checked baggage One piece
Two pieces
23kg (economy class)
32kg(business and first-class)
150 cm
Additional baggage Each bag must weigh less than 32kg - 300cm (should not exceed)


Emirates Airlines Baggage Fees & Allowance FAQ's

1. How many bags are allowed in Emirates Airlines? +

Economy passengers can take 1 bag of 23 Kg or for special class 2 bags of 23Kg each. Moreover, the Business and First class passengers can carry 2 bags of 32 Kg each.

2. Is a small handbag (purse) considered as hand luggage? +

No, such a small bag can easily go with your hand luggage.

3. How to pay for extra baggage that I need to carry? +

You need to log in to the website beforehand to purchase for the excess baggage.


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