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Swiss International Airlines Baggage Report Card

Carry-on Allowance7/10
Checked Baggage Allowance7/10
Excess Baggage Fees7/10
Overall Grade7.0/10

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Swiss International Airlines Carry-On Allowance 2012 ↑ Back to Top

Carry-On Summary

Economy passengers are allowed one carry-on bag, which must weigh no more than 8kg, and is limited in size to 55x40x23cm.

Business and First class passengers may carry up to 2 piece of carry-on.

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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

Swiss International Airlines Checked Baggage Allowance 2012 ↑ Back to Top

Checked Baggage Summary

One bag of up to 23kg/50lbs is always allowed for all Economy passengers.

A second bag is allowed on flights to/from East, West, and Central Africa, or to/from Japan.

Flights FROM Brazil have a special allowance of 2 bags weighing up to 32kg/70lbs 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

Swiss International Airlines Oversize/Overweight Baggage Fees 2012 ↑ Back to Top

Excess/Oversize/Overweight Summary

Excess and Overweight baggage on SWISS flights are now charged at a flat rate, rather than per kilogram. The rates are dependent on the origin and destination of your flight, as well as how many pieces you are checking in.

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