Table of Contents
1. Check-in baggage (domestic and international)
2. Excess baggage charges
3. Pre-paid excess baggage charges
4. Carry-on baggage
5. Special baggage (musical, sports)
For domestic destinations, check-in baggage allowance depends on fare type booked. The free allowance per person for tickets booked w.e.f 8 April 2019 is given below:
|Business Class||40 kg (88 lbs)|
|Economy Flex||25 kg (55 lbs)|
|Economy Basic||20 kg (44 lbs)|
|Economy Lite||No free|
For all international destinations, the maximum baggage weight to be carried is as given below except for flights to/from Mecca or Medinah where allowance is 30 kg for all fare categories in Economy Class.
|Business Suite||50kg (110 lbs)|
|Business Class||40 kg (88 lbs)|
|Economy Flex||35 kg (77 lbs)|
|Economy Smart||30 kg (66 lbs)|
|Economy Basic||25 kg (55 lbs)|
|Economy Promo||20 kg (44 lbs)|
There is no limit on the number of check-in bags being carried within the overall weight of the free allowance and subject to restrictions on the size of check in bag.
Additional allowance is also allowed for different level of Enrich membership card holders.Sum of dimensions of baggage shall not exceed 158 cm. Infants are allowed one baggage not exceeding 10 kgs and 115 cm in dimensions.
Weight Restriction is strictly followed on all Malaysia Airline flights. No single baggage is allowed to be exceeding 32 kg in weight. This is applicable even for transit baggage and musical/sporting equipment if it exceeds 32 kg. For the latter, you will have to take it through the cargo route.
Extra baggage can be bought up to 24 hours prior to departure time of flight. It can be bought online at the time of ticket booking or afterwards, through call center, MHmobile or MH ticket office.
One person is allowed only 1 extra baggage up to 30 kg max weight.
For the purpose of defining the excess baggage charges at per kg rate, the routes of airline have been divided into following five zones.
|Zone 1||Malaysia (Pen. Msia, Sabah & Sarawak)|
|Zone 2||Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia (KNO), Brunei, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia (Kuala Namu, Denpasar, Surabaya), Philippines, Saudi Arabia, China, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Taiwan|
|Zone 3||India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Indonesia (Jakarta), Japan, South Korea|
|Zone 4||Republic of Korea, Japan and Australia|
|Zone 5||Saudi Arabia, New Zealand, United Kingdom|
The charges per kg in USD are-
|From/To||Zone 1||Zone 2||Zone 3||Zone 4||Zone 5|
If the passengers so choose, pre-paid excess baggage charges can be paid online at the time of ticket booking through website or mobile application or afterwards (Manage My Booking). Online purchase or through call center can save you 20%.
The PACK is a 10 kg slab which is to be bought along with a seat.
Pre-paid baggage is allowed only for Malaysia Airlines operated flights, not the interline or codeshare flights.
|Cabin||No. of Pcs||Max. Weight|
|Economy Class||1||7 kg|
|Business Class||2||14 kg|
|First Class||2||14 kg|
Further, there are dimension limits of 36 cm length, 56 cm height and 23 cm breadth, all three totalling up to 115 cm for each cabin bag.
Additional Items permitted on board include the following:
Musical equipment: These are accepted as checked In baggage. However, in case of oversized items, the additional charges may apply.
a. Scuba Diving- Accepted as checked baggage, excess baggage charge to be levied all time.
b. Parachutes- Maximum dimensions of 3m+1m+0.8m, excess is levied excess baggage charge. These are allowed as carry-on baggage.
c. Fishing Equipment-Accepted as part of Free Baggage allowance.
d. Canoes/Kayaks- Accepted only as cargo baggage.
e. Archery-Accepted as part of Free baggage allowance.
f. Boggeyboards- Accepted as part of Free Baggage if overall dimensions do not exceed 62 inches.
g. Bowling- Accepted as part of free baggage.
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