Table of Contents
1. Check-in baggage (domestic and international)
2. Carry-on baggage
3. Excess baggage charges (domestic and international)
4. Special baggage charges
5. Student baggage
6. Ask a question
Baggage according to weight: There is no restriction on the number of pieces but weight of all the pieces should not exceed beyond the specified maximum combined weight.
|1. Royal Silk Class||40 kg (88 lbs)|
|2. Premium Economy Class||30 kg (66 lbs)|
|3. Economy Class||30 kg (66 lbs); except L,V,W - 20 kg (44 lbs)|
|4. Infant not occupying a seat||10 kg (22 lbs)|
|5. ROP & Star Alliance Gold Members Extra||20 kg (44 lbs)|
|6. Royal Orchid Platinum Member (On TG sectors only)||Extra 30 kg (66 lbs)|
ROP Silver Member: 10 kg (22 pounds)
(On TG sectors only) Extra
Connecting Flights: If a passenger is flying with many airlines then the baggage rule will be determined by the Most Significant Carrier (MSC) who will be the marketing carrier also.
TC3 -Asia, Australia, New Zealand
TC2-Europe, Africa, Middle East
There is no restriction on the number of pieces but weight of all the pieces should not exceed beyond the specified maximum combined weight.
Baggage according to weight:
|1. Royal First Class||50 kg (110 lbs)|
|2. Royal Silk Class||40 kg (88 lbs)|
|3. Premium Economy Class||40 kg (88 lbs)|
|4. Economy Class||30 kg (66 lbs); except a) L -20 kg; V/W -20 kg (for tickets issued 1 Apr-09 Aug 2019) and 30 kg (for tickets issued after 09 Aug, 2019)|
|5. Infant not occupying a seat||10 kg (22 lbs)|
|6. ROP & Star Alliance Gold Members Extra||20 kg (44 lbs)|
|7. Royal Orchid Platinum Member (On TG sectors only)||Extra 30 kg (66 lbs)|
|1. ROP Silver Member(On TG sectors only)||Extra 10 kg (22 lbs)|
If a passenger has been involuntarily rerouted to a lower class then the higher class baggage allowance shall be applied.Important Note:
Passenger can carry foldable stroller free.
If a passenger is flying with many airlines then the baggage rule will be determined by the Most Significant Carrier (MSC) who will be the marketing carrier also. For advice travel agent/ reservation agent can be contacted.
|First (Royal First)||2||32kgs||158 cms|
|Business (Royal Silk)||2||32kgs||158 cms|
|Economy||2||23 kgs||158 cms|
|Infant not occupying seat||1||23 kgs||115 cms|
Regulations regarding Carry-on / Hand Baggage:
They can even carry following items free:
Walking sticks (crutches) used by elderly passengers, sick passengers, and handicapped passengers
Camera or small binoculars
For the route given below the charges in Thai Bhai per kg are mentioned alongwith. For all other domestic routes, the excess baggage charge would be 1.5% of highest normal direct one-way economy fare.
Charges are in USD/Kg.
|Zone 1||Zone 2||Zone 3||Zone 4||Zone 5||Zone 6|
There is a 10% discount on these airport rates when you buy excess baggage online at least 24 hours before travel date. This is applicable with effect from 1 September 2018. The excess baggage must be bought in multiples of 5 kg, beginning with 5 kg and up to a max of 30 kg per passenger. Please note that the online purchase can not be done for group bookings, infants, waitlisted passengers and Mileage Upgrade passenger.Extra baggage charge to/from zone 6: USA/Canada is based on piece system.
Zone 1: Bangladesh, Thailand and TG Domestic Sectors in Thailand, Vietnam, Between Karachi and Muscat, Between Phuket and Singapore, Cambodia, Myanmar, Singapore, Between Hong Kong and Taipei, China(Kunming), Laos, Malaysia, Between Taipei and Seoul, Between Phuket and Kuala Lumpur
Zone 2: China (Chengdu, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Changsha, Xiamen, Chongqing), Brunei Darussalam, Between Hong Kong and Seoul, Macau, Nepal, Philippines, Hong Kong - China, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan - China, Between Phuket and Hong Kong, Between Phuket and Beijing
Zone 3: Between Phuket and Perth,, Australia(Perth), Between Phuket and Seoul, Japan, Korea, Bahrain, Oman, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Between Phuket and Taipei
Zone 4: Australia(Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane), Egypt, Israel, Russia(Moscow), Madagascar, Turkey.
Zone 5: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Finland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Between Copenhagen and Phuket,United Kingdom, Between Stockholm and Phuket, Between Frankfurt and Phuket
Zone 6: United States of America, Canada
Most of the special baggage, such as sporting equipments, can be carried within permitted allowance limits of check in. However, when these exceed the check in baggage allowance limits, there might be a Special Unit charge. This is based on whether allowance is weight based or piece based and is given below:
• Wholly within TC3 : USD 100/Unit
• Between TC2 and TC3 : USD 150/Unit
Exception: Between Middle East Area and TC3 : USD 100/unit
• To/From USA/Canada) : USD 150 /Unit
- 1 pcs up to 2m in length : charge 1 Unit rate
- 1 pcs exceeding 2m in length : charge 2 Unit rate
2. Portable Musical Instrument
- 1 pcs up to 1m in length : charge 1 Unit rate
3. Pet as checked baggage (AVIH)
Pet and container weight - Up to 10 kg : charge 2 Unit rate
- Up to 20 kg : charge 3 Unit rate
- Up to 30 Kg : charge 4 Unit rate
- Up to 40 kg : charge 5 Unit rate
Thai Airways allows special baggage allowance for students who have booked one-way ticket from any Thai Airways origin city in India (online booking) to the following destinations:
a) Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane)
b) New Zealand (Auckland)
The students are allowed additional 10 kg check in baggage.
Please note that this program is applicable only on certain fares.
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