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Saudia Airline Baggage allowance and fee



CallSign : SAUDIA

Founded : September 1945

Key people : Saleh Aljasser (Chairman) | Sami Sindi (Director General) | Ibrahim Alkoshy (CEO)

Country : United States

Office Address : 8081 Wolftrap Road, Suite 200, Vienna, VA 22182

City : Vienna

State : Virginia,

Zip Code : 22182

Phone number : +1-800-472-8342

Official Website :

Personal item and Carry on

For international destinations, 1 item of 7 Kg is permitted in Economy class whereas 1 X 12 Kg can be taken in other classes. But, for domestic flights, only 1 bag of 7 Kg can be taken in Economy class and 1 bag of 9 Kg is allowed for all other classes. Each passenger can also carry one extra hand baggage like a purse, laptop bag, or diaper bag which is to be placed on the overhead shelf or can be kept under the front seat. In addition, prohibited items include corrosive, aerosols, explosives, inflammable liquids and solids, sharp instruments, firearms, and compressed gases.

Checked baggage

For both domestic and international flights, the check-in baggage weight is the same. For Economy passengers, it is 2 bags of 23 Kg each and for the rest of the classes, 2 X 32 Kg allowable.

Additional or Excess baggage

When you book Saudia flights, take note of excess baggage charges which vary at the counter according to different destinations. For all or any such queries one must contact Saudia flights customer service for further clarification on any issues or points.  USD 60 is the cost for extra baggage if the item exceeds the permissible weight.

Baggage type Destination Allowance Dimension
Hand Baggage International Eco(Max 1×7 Kg)
Business/First (Max 1×12 Kg)
65 X 45 X 25 cm
Checked-in Baggage International Eco(Max 2x 23Kg)
Business/First (Max 2×32 Kg)
[Depending on ticket fare]
158 cm(L+W+H)

Hand Baggage- Domestic Eco(Max 1×7 Kg)
Business/First (Max 1×9 Kg)
Checked-in Baggage Domestic Eco(Max 2x 23Kg)
Business/First (Max 2×32 Kg)
158 cm (L+W+H)



$60 is charged for every baggage that exceeds the permissible weight. But, customers can book excess baggage beforehand through the official website to avoid the queue at the airport.

Small purse, camera bags, a coat, child cradle, a book for reading while on flight, food for children, etc are considered as personal items.

You can go to the official website and enter booking details to get the flight booking information. After that, you will find the option to add extra baggage and for each added item, you will be provided with a voucher. Finally, the process will be completed once the payment is done as a charge of excess baggage.


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