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Middle East Airlines Baggage Allowance

Cabin Baggage Allowance

MEA allows one hand bag with 56, 40, 25 cm being the dimension restrictions. The weight of the baggage should be no more than 10 kg.

Passengers on international flights are permitted to carry additional hand baggage for free. These objects include 1 each of wheelchair, walking stick, handbag, coat or small camera. Baby food for the journey as well as carry cot are also allowed.

It’s worth mentioning that for passengers transiting or embarking from EU airports, new security regulations are applicable. These focus on the following:

  1. Liquids or liquid items including creams, lotions, toothpastes and gels should only be carried in small quantities. The size of the permissible container is 100 ml or less.

  2. Liquor bottles and cosmetics bought at duty free shops should be packed and sealed in a clear plastic bag. This sealed bag procedure is carried out by the shop personnel.

Check-In Baggage Allowance

Middle East Airlines check-in baggage allowance depends on the origin or destination city and cabin class of travel. These are special allowances for frequent flyers of the airline and the Skyteam Elite members.

Travel wholly on MEA

Free Luggage entitlements for MEA Users is based on weight and piece systems, and are given below-

A. Weight System

-In brief, it is 30 kg in check-in for economy class flyers for most routes except Dusseldorf, Copenhagen and Frankfurt for which allowance is 40 kg and Abidjian, Accra, Kano and Laos for which allowance is 35 kg.

-For Business class travellers on the airline, allowance is 60 kgs for most of the routes except Abidjian, Accra, Kano and Laos where you are allowed to take 70 kg in luggage.

Skyteam Elite members are allowed 10 kg extra weight whereas Skyteam Elite Plus members are allowed 20 kg extra allowance.

B. Piece System -

From/TO BEIRUT

ECONOMY CLASS

BUSINESS CLASS 

ATHENS - BRUSSELS - GENEVA - LONDON - MILAN - NICE - PARIS - ROME

1 Pcs of 23 kg

3 Pcs of 23 kg each

Free Luggage Allowance for MEA Frequent Flyers

A. Weight System -

PC/GOLDEN CEDAR

PC/GOLDEN CEDAR

SILVER CEDAR

SILVER CEDAR

ECONOMY CLASS

BUSINESS CLASS

ECONOMY CLASS

BUSINESS CLASS

20 KGS

30 KGS

10 KGS

20 KGS

B. Piece System -

From/TO BEIRUT

PC, GOLDEN/SILVER CEDAR, SKYTEAM ELITE PLUS & ELITE extra allowance business & ECONOMY CLASS

ATHENS - BRUSSELS - GENEVA - LONDON - MILAN - NICE - PARIS - ROME

1 PIECE OF 23 KG

Infant Policy

As per Piece System -

Infant on Lap – 1 piece of 15 kg luggage (maximum) permitted

As Per Weight System -

Infant on Lap – 1 piece of 10 kg luggage (maximum) permitted.

In all international flights baby food and baby's pushchair could be taken free of charge as additional hand baggage

Excess Baggage Charges

The below are excess baggage charges per kg for MEA passengers who have travelled wholly by MEA.

 

From Beirut

To Beirut

AMMAN

3 USD

2 JOD

ABUDHABI

5 USD

15 AED

AL NAJAF

3 USD

3 USD

BAGHDAD

3 USD

3 USD

BASRA

3 USD

3 USD

CAIRO

3 USD

2.5 USD

DAMMAM

5 USD

15 SAR

DOHA

5 USD

15 QAR

DUBAI

5 USD

15 AED

ERBIL

3 USD

3 USD

JEDDAH

5 USD

15 SAR

KUWAIT

5 USD

1 KWD

LARNACA

2 USD

2 EUR

RIYADH

5 USD

15 SAR

ABIDJAN

5 USD

2000 XOF

ACCRA

5 USD

4 USD

KANO

5 USD

600 NGN

LAGOS

5 USD

600 NGN

ISTANBUL

3 USD

3 EUR

YEREVAN

3 USD

3 EUR

The excess baggage cost for MEA frequent fliers are given below.

AMMAN - ABUDHABI - AL NAJAF - BAGHDAD - BASRA- CAIRO - DAMMAM - DOHA - DUBAI - ERBIL - JEDDAH - KUWAIT - LARNACA - RIYADH - ABIDJAN - ACCRA - KANO - LAGOS - ISTANBUL - YEREVAN

5,000 MILES FOR 10 KGS

Do note that for travelling partly carried out through airlines other than MEA, the excess baggage charges depend on these other airlines participating in the itinerary.

Carriage of Sporting Equipments

(Golf Bag, Diving, Cycling, Surfing, Skiing Equipment)

  1. As per piece System – 1 sports equipment would be permitted free of charge, provided the weight 23 kgs (maximum).

  2. As per Weight System – 1 Sports Equipment would be permitted free of charge, provided the weight is 20 kgs (maximum). Extra equipment would be charged as per Middle Eastern Airlines' excess baggage rate (per kg).





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