Please note!

Please note that for journeys involving the US or if you're traveling with partner airlines, specific baggage rules may apply. Always refer to your booking confirmation for the most up-to-date information

Planning a trip with Ethiopian Airlines? Our guide simplifies the baggage allowance rules, making it easy for you to understand the weight and size limits for checked baggage. You'll also find useful tips for packing irregularly shaped items. Discover exclusive benefits for Sheba Miles Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Blue members.

Baggage calculator

Take the stress out of packing with our convenient Baggage Allowance Calculator. Easily calculate your checked baggage and cabin baggage allowances by entering your travel details. Plan your packing accordingly and ensure you stay within the permitted weight and size limits.

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Checked baggage

Get familiar with Ethiopian Airlines' checked baggage rules for a stress-free journey. Maximum total size: 62 inches (158 cm), including handles and wheels. Maximum weight: 50 lbs (23 kg) need to be 70lbs(32kg). Learn about odd-sized items and find helpful information on handling them. Travel with confidence using our comprehensive guide.

Carry-on baggage

Travel light with Ethiopian Airlines' carry-on guidelines. Enjoy hassle-free boarding with our generous allowance. Economy: 1 piece, 7kg. Business: 2 pieces, 7kg each. Remember, your carry-on should not be treated as checked baggage. Ensure compliance with our dimensions: 23 x 40 x 55 (cm) and weight limit: 7Kg including personal use items. Experience effortless travel with Ethiopian Airlines' carry-on policy.

Personal item

Travel comfortably with Ethiopian Airlines' personal item policy. In addition to your carry-on, you're allowed a personal item on board. Ensure easy access to your essentials. The dimensions should fit comfortably under the seat. Enjoy a stress-free journey with Ethiopian Airlines' generous personal item allowance.

ShebaMiles Platinum, ShebaMiles/Star Alliance Gold, ShebaMiles Silver, and ShebaMiles Blue, the following additional baggage allowance shall be provided in addition to the normal allowance:

PIECE SYSTEM

 

Frequent FlyersClass of travelAdditional piece allowedMaximum weight of each pieceMaximum Dimension (length + width + height) of each piece
ShebaMiles PlatinumBusiness or Economy223KG [50 pounds] *158cms(62inches)
ShebaMiles GoldBusiness or Economy132KG (70Pounds) *158cms(62inches)
Star Alliance Gold MembersBusiness or Economy1As per the booking class (depending on the operating airline allowance) 158cms(62inches)
ShebaMiles SilverBusiness or Economy123KG (50Pounds) *158cms(62inches)
ShebaMiles BlueBusiness or Economy5KG (The total maximum weight of one baggage shall not exceed 32KG including this additional allowance) **

 

Note:

*  Only applicable on Domestic and International flights operated by Ethiopian Airlines  

** Applicable only on Ethiopian Airlines International flights.

 

WEIGHT SYSTEM 

 

Frequent FlyersClass of travelAdditional Weight allowedMaximum Dimension (length + width + height) of each piece
ShebaMiles PlatinumBusiness or Economy 
32KG*
 
158cms(62inches)
ShebaMiles Gold/ Star Alliance GoldBusiness or Economy 
20KG
 
158cms(62inches)
ShebaMiles SilverBusiness or Economy 
15KG*
 
158cms(62inches)
ShebaMiles BlueBusiness or Economy 
5KG**
 
158cms(62inches)

 

Note:

*  Only applicable on Domestic and International flights operated by Ethiopian Airlines  

** Applicable only on Ethiopian Airlines International flights.

Traveling with extra baggage? Ethiopian Airlines has you covered. Explore our options for additional baggage allowance and ensure a seamless journey. Click to learn more and pack without limits!
Extra baggage
Traveling with extra baggage? Ethiopian Airlines has you covered. Explore our options for additional baggage allowance and ensure a seamless journey. Click to learn more and pack without limits!
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