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Free Baggage Allowance


The price of a ticket includes the transportation of a certain amount of baggage in the cargo hold of the aircraft. This allowance differs depending on the booking class and the destination.

General Information 
  • The maximum weight limit in a single bag is 32KG
  • The sum of three dimension (Length + Width + Hight) must not exceed 158CM (62Inches)
  • If your travel starts in the United States and the first airline on your booking is not Ethiopian different rule may apply (Airline Operating the flight Website link)
  • Baggage will be accepted for check-in, only if it properly contains and prevents damage to the contents. Light cardboard boxes, paper bags and similar non-durable materials are not acceptable. If the passenger so insists, it shall be accepted upon using Limited Release Tags, relieving Ethiopian from any damage claim.
  • Acceptance of items which may cause damage to other baggage will be refused unless properly packed.




Economy Class

Business Class

From/To China 46 KG 3PC-23KG
From KWI to KRT 46 KG 3PC-23KG
Domestic 20 KG 30KG
From/To Middle east 2PC-23KG 3PC-23KG
From/To America 2PC-23KG 3PC-23KG
within Africa Continent 2PC-23KG 3PC-23KG
From/To Europe 2PC-23KG 3PC-23KG
From/To Asia 2PC-23KG 3PC-23KG
All 5th Freedom StaionsWill Take the Originating Stations Allowance
DOMESTIC-INCONJUCTION WITH INTERNATIONAL TICKETSWill take the International AllowanceWill take the International Allowance
General remark Infant Allowance
  • For Piece system 1PC-23 KG
  • For Weight system 1pc-10kg
  • On top of the above allowances, one baby stroller & baby car seat as long as the baby is onboard is permitted.


Economy 1pc 7kg and business 2pc/7kg each. Hand luggage should not be treated as checked in baggage."
Economy: up to 2 pieces, each with a maximum weight of 23 kg (50 lbs.) and maximum sum of dimension equal to 158 cm (62 in.) Cloud Nine: up to 2 pieces, each with a maximum weight of 32 kg (70 lbs.) and a maximum sum of dimension equal to 158 cm (62 in.) or 3 pieces 23 kg each. For more detail please click here :

Passenger baggage that exceeds the limits of free baggage allowance allowed by Ethiopian airlines and for which extra fee must therefore be paid.

No, only the flat rate per KG is available at the airport. The sporting equipment and animals are to be booked at nearest Ethiopian airlines ticketing office or website prior to your flight. check the terms and condition applied for your excess baggage charges. For other enquiries contact your local offices, Click Here

Any baggage with total dimensions exceeding 300cm (118 inches) cannot be transported as checked baggage and must be sent as cargo or freight

No, Payment is non-refundable/non-re routable unless the cancelation is involuntary by Ethiopian airlines.

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