There is a change in Fare Types w.e.f. 2 December 2018, and the new baggage allowance rules are defined on the basis of these fare types.
You will find both the new fare types and the old one listed here.
Tickets booked after 2 December 2018 will have allowances on the basis of new fare types. Tickets issues before this date will have allowances as per the old fare types.
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 -
|Cabin Class||New Fare Types||Old Fare Types|
|Economy||Lite||Pay to change|
|Value||Free to change|
In general terms, the allowance policy is based on following format from December 2, 2018:
|Hand baggage||Checked Baggage|
|Value||7 kg||Check-in Allowance, depending on route|
|Flex||7 kg||Check-in Allowance, depending on route|
|Business||14 kg||40 kg|
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 14kgs 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 baggage rates depend on whether the bookings are Economy and Business class.
Economy class travelers are allowed check in baggage allowance on Value and Flex tickets, but not on Lite. This depends on route of travel.
Business class travelers are allowed up to 3 bags of 40 kgs.
You have the option to pre-buy 20 kgs of baggage and within this weight limit, you can check in up to 3 bags.
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.
Zone 4: Asmara
Flights from Zone 1 to Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3 and Zone 4 are charged AED 12, 25, 35 and 55 per kg.
Flights from Zone 2 to Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3 and Zone 4 are charged AED 25, 35, 45 and 75 per kg.
Flights from Zone 3 to Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3 and Zone 4 are charged AED 35, 45, 55 and 95 per kg.
Flights from Zone 4 to Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3 and Zone 4 are charged AED 55, 75, 95 and 115 per kg respectively.
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