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Cathay Pacific Baggage Report Card

Carry-on Allowance7/10
Checked Baggage Allowance7/10
Excess Baggage Fees6/10
Overall Grade6.7/10

Cathay Pacific Carry-On Allowance 2017 ↑ Back to Top

Carry-On Summary

One carry-on bag limited in size to 56x36x23cm is allowed for every passenger. The weight allowed in this bag is determined by your seat class.

Economy passengers are allowed up to a maximum of 7kg/15lbs. Business Class passengers may bring 10kg/22lbs, and First Class passengers are allowed up to 15kg/33lbs.

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Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and Carry-On Liquid Restrictions

CATSA - (Canada): CATSA Carry-On Prohibited Items and CATSA Carry-On Liquids and Gel Restrictions

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Checked Baggage Summary

For flights to/from North, South, and Central America, a piece concept applies. All passengers are allowed 2 bags to be checked in free of charge. For Economy passengers, each bag is limited to 23k/50lbs. Business and First passengers are allowed 32kg/70lbs in each of their 2 bags.

All other flights work on a weight concept. An unlimited number of bags is allowed, however the total combined weight of all your bags must not exceed the prescribed limit. Economy passengers are allowed up to 20kg/44lbs, where as Business and First Class passengers may bring 30kg and 40kg each.

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Useful Links

Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?

Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist

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Excess/Oversize/Overweight Summary

Overweight (23-32kg) and Oversize bags on flights to/from the Americas are charged a flat fee of $100 per bag. Bringing an additional bag depends on the origin/destination of your flight, with the fee per bag ranging from $100-$230.

For all other routes, where a weight concept is in place, excess weight is charged on a per kilogram basis. The per kilogram rate ranges from $10-$60/kg, depending on your route. Overweight fees are dependent on the length of route, which are split by Zones.

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