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Japan Airlines Baggage allowance and fee



CallSign : JAPAN AIR

Founded : 1 August 1951

Key people : Yoshiharu Ueki (Chairman & Representative Director) | Yuji Akasaka (President & CEO)

Country : United States

Office Address : 300 Continental Boulevard, Suite 401 El Segundo, CA 90245 California, United States

City : El Segundo

State : California,

Zip Code : 90245

Phone number : 1 (800) 525-3663

Official Website :

Cabin Baggage

If your baggage is not stored in the cabin then you have to include it in checked baggage, you can take the baby stroller till boarding.

Checked baggage

There is a good amount of free checked baggage according to your ticket fare, you can add extra baggage but it will cost you more. 

Additional or Excess baggage 

Adding extra baggage will definitely cost you but the cost varies from route and destination. At some destination, they will charge you less compared to others.

Bag Type Allowance Weight  Dimension Fare
Carry-on baggage Two-pieces 10 kg 55 x 40 x 25 cm -
Check Baggage Two- pieces
One extra in Business and First Class
23 kg 
32 kg (Business and First Class)
203 cm -
Excess Baggage Maximum 7 pieces 23 Kg to 45 Kg (Overweight)  More than 203 cm (Oversize)  $60 to $300 depending on size and weight 


Japan Airlines Baggage Fees & Allowance FAQ's

1. What is the deadline to check-in my baggage ? +

You need to check-in with your baggage at least 60 minutes before your flight. In order to do so, it is recommended that you arrive at the airport before 2 hours of departure.

2. What to do if I can’t find my baggage? +

If you are unable to locate your baggage, you will need to report it to the baggage department of the destination airport as soon as possible. 

3. Can I carry a bassinet for my child? +

You are not required to carry your bassinet as baggage. Japan Airlines provides you with an adequate bassinet for your child.

4. Can I carry my instruments onboard? +

If your instrument size is smaller than 115cm, you can carry it along with you in the cabin. If it is more than that, your instrument will be included in checked baggage if all requirements are met. 


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