Skywest Airlines is a domestic airline flying throughout Australia, as well as some flights to Bali.
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One piece of up to 7kg is allowed as your hand luggage. Dimensions are limited to 23x34x48cm.+ Show Full Policy
Hand luggage is limited to 7 kilograms (briefcase size).
The following items must not exceed 7 kilograms in weight in total. If combined weight is more than 7kgs they must be checked-in and carried in the aircraft hold.
All airline members of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have agreed to observe the following cabin baggage regulations. The articles listed may be carried free of charge over and above the free checked baggage allowance (but not exceeding 7 kilograms):
A lady's handbag, pocket book or purse, which is appropriate to normal travelling dress and is not being used as a container for the transportation of articles which would otherwise be regarded as baggage
An overcoat, wrap or blanket
An umbrella or walking stick
A small camera and/or a pair of binoculars
A reasonable amount of reading matter for the flight
Infant's food for consumption on flight
A pair of crutches and/or other prosthetic device for the passenger's use provided that the passenger is dependent upon them
Wheelchairs and infant's carry baskets (these items will be stowed in the aircraft hold)
All Other Articles
Including overnight bags, briefcases, personal computers, ladies vanity cases, large size cameras etc. taken into the cabin as hand baggage are subject to the following conditions when travelling on Skywest Airlines.
One Briefcase or One Small Bag
Must not exceed: depth 23cm (9in), height 34cm (13in), length 48cm (19in), maximum weight 7kg
One soft-sided (non-rigid frame) suitpak or garment bag
Must not exceed: thickness 11cm (4.3in), width 60cm (23.5in), length 114cm (44.9in)
All baggage should be locked, items of value - such as money, jewellery, precious metal, car/house keys, negotiable papers, securities, business documents or the like - should only be carried on your person or in cabin baggage under your care. Skywest Airlines is not liable for loss or damage resulting from inherent defect, quality or service of goods carried.
All Skywest passengers are allowed to check in 20kg/44lbs of baggage free of charge.+ Show Full Policy
Free Checked Baggage Allowance
Economy Class Customers - 20kg (44lb)
Infant (not occupying a seat) - 10kg (22lb)
The total linear dimensions (i.e. Length plus Width plus Height) of any item of baggage must not exceed 158cm (62in). Maximum weight acceptable of any single item is 32kg. Any item of baggage exceeding the size or weight limit will not be accepted at passenger check in and must be consigned as cargo through a Cargo office.
Baggage Entitlements When Connecting To Another Carrier
Skywest does not have Interline baggage agreements with international carriers, therefore Skywest baggage limits apply.
Other International Airlines
Customers should check the applicable airline for cabin and checked baggage allowances and excess baggage rates, as they may vary.
Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?
Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept
Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist
If exceeding the 20kg/44lbs limit, overweight baggage is charged on a per kilogram basis at a rate of $5/kg, up to a maximum of 100 kg total. No single bag is allowed to weigh more than 32kg/70lbs.+ Show Full Policy
Charges apply for weight in excess of the Skywest free baggage allowance. Excess baggage is charged at a rate of AUD 5 per kilogram on all Skywest flights. Different rates may apply between other airlines and sectors. Further details can be obtained by calling Skywest on 1300 66 00 88.
The maximum weight acceptable of any single item is 32 kilograms. If any one piece weighs more than 32 kilograms it must be lodged as freight.
Excess baggage is carried subject to space availability and hence may not be carried on the same service as the passenger. Excess baggage is only carried to the airport specified on the Skywest baggage tag. The passenger is responsible for collection of excess baggage and/or any other related delivery expenses.
Excess Baggage Limit
Total baggage exceeding 100kgs will not be accepted as excess baggage. Such consignments must be processed at a Cargo outlet at the applicable cargo rate.
Skywest recommends that you take out travel insurance. Talk to your travel agent or insurance provider before you travel.
Transportation of surf boards, bicycles, golf clubs, skis, snow boards and archery equipment is charged at a flat rate of AUD 20 per item.
Carriage of Wheelchair Passengers
It is Skywest policy to assist wheelchair passengers in making their reservation and inflight, taking the utmost care and responsibility to ensure the passenger is a safe and comfortable traveller. Wheelchair services must be offered from terminal to aircraft on departure, and from aircraft to terminal on arrival. The passenger has the right to refuse assistance from Skywest staff.
All types of collapsible (non-battery powered) wheelchairs, size permitting, will be carried on Skywest Airlines services free of excess baggage charges. Passengers' own wheelchairs may only be uplifted in the aircraft hold. Passengers must use a Skywest Airlines wheelchair for boarding and disembarking procedures as airline supplied wheelchairs have special features that allow the wheelchair to be wheeled down the aircraft aisle.
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