Though flydubai is a LCC, it has two classes of travel. In addition to Economy, it also has a Business Class. flydubai has 4 different fare classes and baggage allowances are linked to these classes. These fare classes are - Pay to Change, Free to Change and Special Offer for the Economy class and Business for the Business Class travellers.
Hand or Cabin Baggage
Hand or cabin baggage is dependent on class of travel on the carrier. There are restrictions of weight, dimensions and number of pieces that can be carried on board.
Economy class passengers (on all fare classes) are allowed to carry only 1 item of hand baggage of weight up to 7 kgs and of maximum dimensions 56, 45 and 25 cms. Additionally, you can carry one personal item such as laptop or small ladies bag, not exceeding 25, 33, 20 cms and total weight of this personal luggage and hand baggage shall not be more than 10 kgs.
Business class travelers have higher allowance. They are allowed to carry 2 bags of total weight of 15 kgs with each item being of 56, 45 and 25 cms.
Infants are allowed one extra bag for cabin and it must also meet the same dimensional restrictions.
Checked In Luggage
Checked in baggage rates depend on Economy and Business class bookings.
|Fare Type||Hand baggage||Checked Baggage|
|Pay to change||7 kg||None|
|Free to change||7 kg||20 kg|
|Special offer||7 kg||Includes a checked baggage allowance|
|Business Class||15 kg||40 kg|
While flying economy under Pay to Change fare class, there is no check-in baggage allowance. Under Free to Change economy fare class , you can have 20 kg allowance for checked-in luggage. Under Special Offer fare, there is provision for check in allowance but the quantum is determined on the basis of offer. You have the option to pre-buy 20 kgs of baggage and within this weight limit, you can check in up to 3 bags.
Business class travelers are allowed up to 3 bags of 40 kgs.
All checked-in luggage piece shall weigh 32 kgs or less and shall be of 75, 55 and 35 cms in dimensions.
Pre-buy slabs of baggage weight are of 20, 30 and 40 kgs and their respective charges are AED 50, 100 and 200 provided that the flight booking happens on flydubai website, through call center and flydubai travel shop.
Airport Baggage Rates
If passengers do not buy the baggage as per these slabs at the time of bookings (or up to 4 hours before scheduled departure in case of economy class booking), they will have to pay at the airport check in facility at per kg rate. The rates of airport check in depend on Zone of travel. For this purpose, flydubai has divided its sectors of travel into three zones. These zones are:
Zone 1: Ahwaz, Dammam, Doha, Bahrain, Basra, Dubai, Esfahan,, Karachi, Kuwait, Muscat, Gassim, Ha'il, Hofuf, Riyadh, Shiraz and Salalah
Zone 2: Abha, Aden, Ashgabat, Baghdad, Baku, Ahmedabad, Amman, Beirut, Delhi, Hamadan, Jeddah, Kabul, Djibouti, Erbil, Kandahar, Kigali, Mashhad, Multan, Mumbai, Najaf, Nejran, Sana'a, Shymkent, Sialkot, Sulaimaniyah, Medinah, Mineralnye Vody, Tabriz, Tabuk, Yanbu, Taif, Tbilisi, Tehran and Yerevan.
Zone 3: Addis Ababa, Alexandria, Almaty, Bucharest, Bujumbura, Chennai, Belgrade, Bishkek, Bratislava Chisinau, Chittagong, Dushanbe, Entebbe, Hargeisa, Hyderabad, Colombo, Dar es Salaam, Dhaka, Istanbul, Rostov-on-Don, Kathmandu, Juba, Khartoum, Kiev, Kochi, , Mattala, Moscow, Odessa, Port Sudan, Prague, Kazan, Samara, Sarajevo, Skopje, Sofia, Thiruvananthapuram, Ufa, Volgograd, Krasnodar, Lucknow, Male'Yekaterinburg, Zagreb and Zanzibar.
Flights from Zone 1 to Zone 1, Zone 2 and Zone 3 are charged AED 12, 25 and 35 per kg.
Flights from Zone 2 to Zone 1, Zone 2 and Zone 3 are charged AED 25, 35, 45 per kg.
Flights from Zone 3 to Zone 1, Zone 2 and Zone 3 are charged AED 35, 45 and 55 per kg.
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