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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Baggage Allowance

KLM Royal Dutch Airline allows generous cabin and check-in baggage allowances.

Cabin baggage

The hand luggage allowance is dependent on class of travel. Following table gives information in this respect. As the airline operates different airplanes, there might be different overhead bin sizes. This might warrant that your cabin bag be placed in check-in free of cost even when the allowances are being met.

 

European and Intercontinental

No of pcs

Total Weight

Size

Economy Class

1 pcs + 1 accessory item

12 kg max

55 x 35 x 25 cm

Business Class

2 pcs  + 1 accessory item

18 kg max

55 x 35 x 25 cm

An accessory item could be a laptop bag, hand bag or briefcase.

Passengers booked on Light fare tickets can only take cabin baggage.

Check-in Baggage

 

European and Intercontinental

No of pcs

Total Weight

Size

Economy Class

1 bag

23 kg max

upto 158 cm

Business Class

2 bags  

Each 32 kg max

upto 158 cm

 

Frequent flyer members

Flying Blue Silver, Gold and Platinum, and, SkyTeam Elite and Elite Plus members can bring 1 extra check-in baggage as per their cabin class free allowances.

 

Extra baggage allowance

Explorer

Up to €10 discount on 1st paid check-in baggage on Air France, KLM and HOP! flights worldwide

Silver

1 extra baggage allowance on flights operated by Aircalin, SkyTeam, HOP!,  and on Air Corsica flights to/from Corsica.

Gold

1 extra baggage allowance on flights operated by Aircalin, SkyTeam, HOP!  and on Air Corsica flights to/from Corsica.

Platinum

1 extra baggage allowance on flights operated by Aircalin, SkyTeam, HOP!  and on Air Corsica flights to/from Corsica.


Infants and Children

If separate ticket has been bought for child, same cabin and check-in baggage allowance would apply as in case of adults.

For infants, the passenger can carry one hand baggage with personal care items of the baby. Size and weight shall be as per allowance.

1 check-in bag of max 10 kg is also allowed.

In case Light tickets have been bought, there is no check-in baggage allowance for infants on flights from France to Caribbean, South and Central America and Reunion islands, and also for flights between Europe and French Guiana, Guadeloupe, United States, Canada, Martinique and Reunion.

Buy Extra Baggage Online

You have the option to buy more weight or more pieces of baggage online at a discounted rate as compared to the airport rates. Further, the Flying Blue frequent flyer members get another Euro 10 discount on first additional check-in baggage if they buy it before 24 hours from the scheduled flight departure time.

The airline provides a calculator to determine what it will cost to buy additional piece or more weight in a baggage up to 32 kg.

Baggage Through Check-in on Connecting Flights

If you have a single ticket itinerary and are having connections of less than 24 hour duration, generally, the baggage is sent off to the final destination. The baggage tag always comes with your final destination. However, please note that in the following cases, the through check-in of baggage would not be possible:

  • 2 more tickets have been bought from different airlines

  • Transfer is to happen from an intercontinental flight to a domestic one

  • There is a change of airport at the connecting point

  • Some part of your journey is covered by rail or bus.





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