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Baggage Allowance for  Kuwait Airways

Baggage Allowance for Kuwait Airways

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About Kuwait Airways

Kuwait Airways is the country's national carrier and began its operations in 1954. Now Kuwait Airways continues to expand its route map and services to more than 40 destinations. Kuwait Airways has won several awards, including the 'Best Airline for Air Safety' by IASA. Kuwait Airlines also has a code-share agreement with several airlines  Etihad Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Middle East Airlines.

About Kuwait Airways

Kuwait Airways Baggage Allowance

Check the guidelines to guarantee you a relaxing trip. We have collected the necessary information to adjust the appropriate weight for your Kuwait Airways baggage allowance.

Checked Baggage

The following entails on flights for one passenger:

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices are banned on all commercial and cargo flights.
  • Baggage exceeding the maximum dimensions will be shipped as cargo.
  • Baggage exceeding the standard dimensions or Weight Allowance will be subject to excess baggage charges.
  • Maximum weight of each piece should not exceed 32 kgs.
  • Baggage allowances are subjected to variation according to the route and cabin class. Please check the exact baggage regulations written on your ticket.
  • Same rules for the baggage allowance apply to sports equipment and musical instruments.

Class

# Pieces

Baggage Allowance

Infant

Royal Class

3 Pieces

(32kgs each piece)

1 Piece (10kgs) not exceeding total dimensions 115 cms or 45 inches.

First Class

3 Pieces

(32kgs each piece)

Business Class

2 Pieces

(32kgs each piece)

Economy Class

2 Pieces

(23kgs each piece)

 

Cabin Class

Standard Dimensions 

Maximum Dimensions

Royal Class

Length: 110cm, width 65cm, ht 75cm

250cm/98inch

First Class

Length: 110cm, width 65cm, ht 75cm

250cm/98inch

Business Class

Length: 90cm, width 65cm, ht 75cm

158cms/62inch

Economy Class

Length: 90cm, width 65cm, ht 75cm

158cms/62inch

Hand Baggage

Check out the following guidelines for hand baggage allowance:

  • The baggage should not exceed the maximum size to fit the overhead locker.
  • In addition to your main hand baggage, you can carry one ladies handbag, one briefcase, one coat, cape or blanket, one umbrella, or one duty-free item bought on the day of the flight.
  • Passengers traveling to the UK & USA would need to keep their electronic devices turned on for security checks. 

Cabin Class

Baggage Allowance

Maximum Dimensions 

Royal Class

One piece with a maximum weight of 11 kg.

56 X 46 X 25 cm

OR

22 X 18 X 10 inch.

First Class

One piece with a maximum weight of 11 kg.

Business Class

One piece with a maximum weight of 11 kg.

Economy Class

One piece with a maximum weight of 7 kg.

Excess Baggage

Passengers with checked baggage exceeding the allowance will be subject to excess baggage fees.

Check the Excess Baggage fees in KWD on the additional piece and according to destination zone:

From/To

Kuwait

GCC

Middle East

Indin Sub-Continent

Europe

Far East

USA

Kuwait

-

25

30

40

45

55

65

GCC

25

30

40

50

55

65

75

Middle East

30

40

45

50

55

60

70

Indian Sub-Continent

40

50

50

-

55

65

70

Europe

45

55

55

55

-

65

95

Far East

55

65

60

65

65

-

85

USA

65

75

70

70

95

85

 

Excess Baggage fees in KWD for over-sized OR over-weight piece and according to destination zone:

Charges in KWD

Kuwait

GCC

Middle East

Indian Sub-Continent

Europe

Far East

USA

Kuwait

-

10

12

16

18

22

26

GCC

10

12

16

20

22

26

30

Middle East

12

16

18

20

22

24

28

Indian Sub-Continent

16

20

20

-

22

26

28

Europe

18

22

22

22

-

26

38

Far East

22

26

24

26

26

-

34

USA

26

30

28

28

38

34

-

Excess Baggage fees in KWD for the over-sized AND over-weight piece and according to destination zone:

Charges in KWD

Kuwait

GCC

Middle East

Indian Sub-Continent

Europe

Far East

USA

Kuwait

-

20

24

32

36

44

52

GCC

20

24

32

40

44

52

60

Middle East

24

32

36

40

44

48

56

Indian Sub-Continent

32

40

40

-

44

52

56

Europe

36

44

44

44

-

52

76

Far East

44

52

48

52

52

-

68

USA

52

60

56

56

76

68

-

  • Baggage allowances are subjected to variation according to the route and cabin class. Please check the exact baggage regulations written on your ticket.
  • Excess Baggage allowance not allowed for Infants.
  • Pre-paid Excess Baggage can be purchased online or at Kuwait Airways Office or by calling the Call center (171) with a 15% discount over the standard Excess Baggage fees.
  • Advanced “Pre-paid Excess Baggage” is not available for purchase via Web Check-In.
  • Pre-paid Excess Baggage will be available for online purchase until 24 hours before the scheduled flight.
  • The pre-paid excess baggage should not exceed 23 KG for economy class and 32 KG for First, Royal, and Business classes per piece.
  • Pre-paid  Excess Baggage service cannot be refunded.
  • Pre-paid Excess Baggage purchased cannot be transmitted to another traveler.
  • Special baggage such as sports equipment/musical instruments, overweight, oversize bags, and pets are not allowed to be purchased as Pre-paid Excess Baggage.

*For more information about Excess baggage rates, Please check the full list of Excess Baggage Rates and Prepaid Excess Baggage.

Prohibited Items on a Kuwait Airways Flight

For safety purposes, Kuwait Airways, does not allow specific items to be carried.

  • Firearms of all types, including revolvers, pistols, rifles, shotguns and Toy guns.
  • Devices for shocking (teasers) and stun batons.
  • Animal stunners and animal killers.
  • Chemicals, gases and sprays.
  • Ice axes, ice picks, axes, hatchets and cleavers.
  • Swords, Razor blades, Knives and Scissors with blades of more than 6 cm.
  • Drills, nail guns, bolt guns and portable power drills.
  • Baseball and softball bats
  • Martial arts equipment.
  • Dynamite, gunpowder, imitation explosive devices and plastic explosives.
  • Corrosive materials, such as mercury in thermometers, acids, alkalis, and wet cell batteries
  • Radioactive materials
  • Flammable liquids, Flammable solids and Flammable gasses.

Electronic cigarettes, personal vaporizers, or electronic nicotine devices that have batteries are strictly forbidden in checked-in baggage. It can be carried in carry-on baggage only and is not allowed to be used inside the cabin.

Two perfumes are banned on all flights to and from London Heathrow for safety measurements (Prohibited Perfumes through security). Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf and Wanted by Azzaro are prohibited perfumes.

Passengers are allowed to carry onboard a limited quantity of Liquids and gels that do not exceed the capacity of 100ML and are held in closed containers.

*For a full list of things you shouldn’t bring, please check out Kuwait Airways Conditions of Carriage.

Delayed and Damaged Luggage

  • If your luggage is delayed or mishandled, you will need to fill a report at Baggage Tracing Information.
  • Kuwait airway team would help you to track your bag and arrange for delivery as soon as possible.
     

For more information, please refer to Kuwait Airways baggage policy official page.

Disclaimer: All fares are subject to availability at the time of booking

FAQs for Kuwait Airways

  • Does Kuwait Airways allow web check-in?

    Yes, Kuwait Airways allows web check-in.

  • Does Kuwait Airways provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Kuwait Airways offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • Can I cancel my flight on Kuwait Airways?

    Almosafer would help you with cancellations. Make sure to check our cancellation policy before making any changes. Furthermore, Cancellation information can be found via your booking details.

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  • Does Kuwait Airways offer priority boarding?

    Kuwait Airways provide priority boarding to business and first-class passengers, passengers with frequent flyer status or loyalty program members, and passengers with disabilities or special needs.

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