Carry on/ Hand baggage
The business class passenger can carry 2 pieces and economy class can carry 1 piece of hand carry but the total weight should not exceed 10 kg (22 lbs). The total linear (L+W+H) dimension should not exceed 115 cm (55cm+40cm+20cm). Besides the above specified pieces, the passengers may carry one personal item in addition to the carry-on baggage.
Check in Baggage Allowance
20 kg free check in allowance per adult or child passenger permitted. Fully collapsible stroller, etc allowed for infants. If domestic flight is codeshare with Air Busan, then 15 kg check in baggage permitted free.
Free baggage allowance is available on the basis of routes and membership status:-
Routes to the Americas
First/Business Class passengers are allowed 2 pieces of free baggage with weight up to 32 kg (70 lbs). Total dimensions (l +w +h) should not exceed 158 cm.
Economy Class passengers are allowed 2 pieces of baggage with weight up to 23kg (50 lbs). Total dimensions (l +w +h) should not exceed 158 cm.
Infants are allowed 1 piece of free baggage and a foldable stroller or cradle or a safety seat with weight up to 23kg (50 lbs).
Non-Americas Routes (weight concept)
Passengers departure/arrival in Asia including South Korea, Japan, China and, Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia, Europe and Oceania (itinerary excluding departure from/arrival in Americas).
First Class passengers are permitted to carry up to 40 kg (88 lbs).
Business Class travellers are allowed up to 30 kg (66 lbs).
Economy Class flyers are allowed weight up to 20 kg (44lbs).
Infant passengers are allowed up to 10 kg (22lbs) free baggage
Allowance for Frequent Flyer Members
Silver and Gold Members travelling in economy class are allowed to carry 2 pieces of free baggage with weight up to 23kg (50 lbs). The dimensions of baggage should not exceed 158 cm. Those travelling in the first and business class can carry 2 pieces of free baggage with weight up to 32 kg (70 lbs) each. The dimensions of baggage should not exceed 158 cm.
Diamond, Diamond plus, Platinum Members in economy class can carry 3 pieces of free baggage with weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs) each. The dimensions of baggage should not exceed 158 cm.
First and Business Class passengers can carry 3 pieces of free baggage with weight up to 32 kg (70 lbs) each. The dimensions of baggage should not exceed 158 cm.
Non American Routes
Silver Members flying in economy, business and first class are allowed to carry 20, 30 and 40 kg allowance respectively.
Gold Members are allowed 30, 40 and 50 kg in economy, business and first class category respectively.
Diamond (Star Alliance Gold): are allowed 40, 50 and 60 kgs for respective classes.
Diamond Plus & Platinum members are allowed 50, 60 and 70 kg allowance for economy, business and first class travellers.
When Diamond, Diamond Plus & Platinum Members board Star Alliance Flights, the allowance is 40, 50 and 60 kgs respectively for economy, business and first class passengers.
Domestic route has only economy class. Silver members can carry 20 kg (44 lbs) weight, Gold members can carry 30 kg (66 lbs) weight, Diamond Star Alliance members can carry 40 kg (88 lbs) weight, Diamond plus & Platinum members can carry 50 kg (110 lbs) weight. When the flights are connected to flights of other airlines, the free baggage allowances applicable to the flights of other airlines may be different.
Excess baggage charges on International flights
Excess baggage charges are applied according to number of pieces carried. The excess baggage charge of flights departing from overseas locations may vary according to the local currency conditions. Baggage exceeding 23 kg will incur fixed charges on each piece. If the baggage weighs between 23 kg and 32 kg then, excess baggage charges of KRW 100,000 will be applied on flights departing from Korea and USD 100 on flights departing from US. If the total width, depth and height of the baggage is between 158 cm and 203 cm, then the excess baggage charge of KRW 200,000 is applied to flights departing from Korea and USD 200 on flights departing from the US. For rest of the flights operated by other sections, passengers are advised to check at the counter.
Incheon to Los Angeles /Seattle/ San Francisco/ New York /Chicago /Honolulu , Excess Baggage Charge (per Piece) will be KRW 200,000 ( Place of Departure-Destination) and USD200 (Destination- Place of Departure). In case of Saipan, the charges will be KRW 100,000 and USD100 respectively.
The world is divided into 4 zones for the purpose of determining the excess baggage charges. These are:
Zone 1: Korea, Japan
Zone 2: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Far East Russia (Vladivostok, Sakhalin, Khabarovsk)
Zone 3: Southeast/Southwest Asia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
Zone 4: Europe, Middle East, Africa,Oceania
From Zone 1(Korea, Japan) TO-
Zone 1 KRW 5,000 USD 16
Zone 2 KRW 7,000 USD16
Zone 3 KRW 13,000 USD20
Zone 4 KRW 40,000 USD45
From Zone 2(China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Far East Russia) TO
Zone 1 KRW 7,000 USD16
Zone 2 USD 20
Zone 3 USD 25
Zone 4 USD 50
From Zone 3(Southeast/Southwest Asia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan) TO
Zone 1 KRW 13,000 USD 20
Zone 2 USD 25
Zone 3 USD 40
Zone 4 USD 50
From Zone 4(Europe, Middle East, Africa,Oceania) TO
Zone 1 KRW 40,000 USD 45
Zone 2 USD 50
Zone 3 USD 55
Zone 4 USD 60
Excess baggage charges on domestic route is KRW 2000 per excess kg
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