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SWISS International Airlines Baggage Allowance

SWISS Airlines allows to carry hand and check-in baggage free of cost. However, there are restrictions on weight and size of the baggage. Further, these allowances depend on which cabin class ticket has been booked.

Cabin Baggage Allowance

SWISS Economy

1 bag, upto 8 kg

SWISS Business

2 bags, upto 8 kg each

SWISS First

2 bags, upto 8 kg each

Dimensions max. 55 x 40 x 23 cm each bag

 

Apart from the hand luggage, passengers can also take a handbag, a laptop bag or a shoulder bag. However, there are dimensional restrictions for these. The dimensions shall not exceed 40 x 30 x 10 cm.

Passengers can also bring in a child seat, mobility aids such as pair of crutches or prosthetics.

Please note the following exceptions:

  1. Flights to/from USA and Italy- only 1 bag allowed for Business and First class passengers, second to be checked-in.

  2. Flights from and within South Africa- Economy passengers allowed only 1 cabin bag of up to 7 kg weight, Business and First class passengers allowed 2 pcs of cabin bag of each 7 kg.

SWISS Check-in Baggage Allowance


How much does the airline allow you to carry for free depends on which route you are flying? It has divided the flight segments into European, Intercontinental and Other routes.

On European Routes

Light

No baggage included

Classic & Flex

1 x max.23 kg each

Business

2 x max.32 kg each

Size of one check-in baggage shall not exceed 158 cm in sum of dimensions.

Collapsible pushchair is allowed for small children. Under Classic and Flex fares, they are allowed to carry 1 check-in bag of 23 kg.

No check in bag shall be more than 32 kg in weight.

Additional Allowance for Frequent Flyers

  • HON Circle, Senator and STAR Gold members are allowed 1 additional check-in bag of up to 23 kg in Economy Class and of 32 kg in Business and First Class. They are also allowed to take one golf kit.

  • Frequent Traveller members are allowed to bring one additional check in bag of up to 23 kg in economy class.

  • SWISS Golf Traveller members are allowed to bring one set of Golf equipment.

On Intercontinental Routes (SWISS operated)

Light

No baggage included

SWISS Economy

1 x max.23 kg

SWISS Business

2 x max.32 kg

SWISS First

3 x max.32 kg

Additional Allowance for Frequent Flyers

  • Hon Circle, Senator and STAR Gold members are allowed to 1 bag of 23 kg in economy and 1 bag of 32 kg in other cabin classes of travel. People traveling on non-USA/Canada routes can take 1 golf equipment.

  • Frequent Traveller is allowed 1 check-in baggage of 23 kg.

  • SWISS Golf Traveller allowed 1 golf equipment.

All Other Routes

Check-in luggage allowance for all other routes include 2 bags of 23 kg each.

When SWISS is one of the airline in your itinerary, the most significant carrier rule is applied for determining which airline baggage allowance policy would apply.

Excess Baggage

Overweight- more than 23 kg but  less than 32 kg

Oversize- more than 158 cm in linear dimensions

Zones

Either overweight or oversized

Both overweight and oversized

Within Switzerland

CHF 46

CHF 92

EUR 40

EUR 80

USD 46

USD 92

Europe

CHF 57

CHF 115

EUR 50

EUR 100

USD 57

USD 115

Levant and North Africa

CHF 86

CHF 172

EUR 75

EUR 150

USD 86

USD 172

Short-haul intercontinental

CHF 115

CHF 230

EUR 100

EUR 200

USD 115

USD 230

Medium-haul intercontinental

CHF 138

CHF 276

EUR 120

EUR 240

USD 138

USD 276

Long-haul intercontinental

CHF 172

CHF 345

EUR 150

EUR 300

USD 172

USD 345

 

Levant and North Africa flights- Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Israel and Turkmenistan

Short-haul International flights - Bahrain, U.A.E., Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Cuba, Dominican Republic

Medium-haul flights- USA East, Canada East, Kazakhstan, Angola, India, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Seychelles, Kenya, Maldives

Long-haul flights- US West, Canada West, China, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, South Africa, Mauritius

 

For tickets issued before 18 April, 2018 and for tickets to/from Japan that are currently valid, the excess baggage charges are as given below:

 

SWISS Economy

Excess Type

Within Europe

Intercontinental

Oversized

CHF 120         

EUR 100

CHF 240

EUR 200

USD 300

CAD 300

Overweight

CHF 60

EUR 50

 

CHF 120

EUR 100

USD 150

CAD 150

Both Oversized and Overweight

CHF 180

EUR 150

CHF 360

EUR 300

USD 450

CAD 450

 

SWISS Business and SWISS First

Excess Type

Within Europe

Intercontinental

Oversized

CHF 120         

EUR 100

CHF 240

EUR 200

USD 300

CAD 300



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