Check-in Baggage Allowance
Gulf Air provides free check-in baggage allowance based on the Cabin class which passenger flies.
Falcon Gold Cabin class passengers are allowed 40 kg of check in baggage whereas the Economy class travellers are allowed 30 kg of allowance. Children above 2 years of age are allowed the same allowance. Infants are allowed special allowance of 10 kg but they are not entitled to regular allowance. Both children and infants are also allowed to carry a collapsible stroller or a push car or a car seat.
However, if the passengers are also its frequent flyer program members, then they are entitled to additional allowances. Gold members are allowed an additional 20 kg and Silver members are allowed 15 kg per person.
Each bag shall not weigh more than 32 kg and its length, breadth and height shall not be more than 95, 75 and 45 cms respectively.
On the codeshare flights, the airline has a very clear policy. If Gulf Air is the first carrier and the connecting flight bears the flight number of Gulf Air but is operated by another carrier, then the allowance rules of Gulf Air will apply. However, if the first carrier is that other carrier and the connecting flight is provided by Gulf Air, then the rules of that first operating carrier will apply.
Cabin or Hand luggage
Gulf Air provides free carry-on baggage allowance as well.
Falcon Gold members are allowed to carry either one bag of maximum dimensions 55, 40, 30 cms or one garment bag and one briefcase. Garment carrier shall be of up to 20 cms width and briefcase of 45, 40 , 30 cms. Total weight of baggage shall not be more than 9 kgs per passenger.
Economy class members are allowed to carry one bag of 45, 40, 30 cms. Total weight shall not be more than 6 kgs.
Infants are allowed cabin baggage allowance as well. For them, passengers can carry one bag of 44, 35 and 20 cms. Total weight shall not exceed 3 kgs.
Special Rules of Baggage Allowance on codeshare flights to/from USA and Canada
If codeshare is operated by American Airlines
Falcon Gold cabin class members are allowed to carry 2 checked in luggage pieces with each weighing not more than 32 kgs and dimensions 158 cms.
Economy class passengers are allowed to carry 2 pieces of total linear dimensions for both bags not more than 273 cms and weight not more than 23 kgs each. If bags weigh more than 23 kg but less than 32 kg, fixed charge per bag of USD 50 will have to be paid.
Infants are also entitled to free checked in luggage allowance and they are entitled to 1 bag of total linear dimensions 158 cms and weight up to 23 kg.
2. If ticket is issued by Gulf Air but flight is operated by another airline to/from USA/Canada
The baggage policy of that carrier would apply.
3. If ticket is issued by Gulf Air but flight is operated by another carrier excluding USA/Canada
Baggage allowance of that carrier will apply in their leg of journey, irrespective of where you began the journey.
Excess Baggage Charges
Following are the excess baggage charges per kg for flying on Gulf Air operated flights. These are not applicable to those flights which are being operated by other carriers though ticket has been issued by Gulf Air. This chart is not applicable for codeshare flights and for flights to/from USA/Canada.
|Zone 1||Zone 2||Zone 3|
|Zone 1||USD 13||USD 15||USD 30|
|Zone 2||USD 15||USD 25||USD 40|
|Zone 3||USD 30||USD 40||USD 50|
Zone 1: GCC, Iran and Iraq
Zone 2: Middle East, Africa and Indian Subcontinent
Zone 3: Far East and Europe.
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