Etihad baggage
allowance explained

Are you flying with Etihad on your next business trip? Whether you’re flying in economy class or first, make sure you know exactly how much baggage you can take on your Etihad flight, to avoid any confusion. 

The amount of checked luggage you’re allowed on your Etihad flight will depend on the fare type, the cabin you’re flying in and the flight route. But as a general rule, the basic Etihad baggage allowance to all destinations is as follows:

  • Economy Deal fares - 23kg
  • Economy Saver and Classic fares - 30kg
  • Economy Flex fares - 35kg
  • All Business fares - 40kg
  • All First fares - 50kg

The baggage allowance can usually be split over multiple items, though the maximum weight of any one item must not exceed 32kg. And any checked baggage must be within the following dimensions:

  • To or from the US and Canada - 50cm x 70cm x 38cm
  • To or from all other destinations - 45cm x 72cm x 90cm

To find out exactly how much baggage your entitled to on your Etihad flight, check out this handy guide.

Cabin baggage on Etihad flights

On board, guests in Economy can carry one cabin bag and one personal item, such as a laptop, handbag or Duty Free purchase. Cabin bags should be no more than 50cm x 40cm x 25cm and weigh up to 7kg, while personal items should be no more than 40cm x 30cm x 15cm and weigh up to 5kg.

Anyone flying in Business or First can carry two cabin bags and one personal item, such as a laptop, handbag or Duty Free purchase. Again, cabin bags should be no more than 50cm x 40cm x 25cm and have a combined weight of up to 12kg, while the personal item should be no more than 40cm x 30cm x 15cm and weigh up to 5kg.

Cabin baggage that exceeds the maximum weight or dimensions may be checked into the hold. Additional charges may apply.

Excess and oversized baggage with Etihad

Guests travelling with large items, like bikes, scuba diving equipment, skis, ski poles or ski boots can do so for free as part of their checked baggage allowance, but these items must not exceed 300cm in length. All other items are subject to an excess or oversized baggage fee

Fancy a few rounds of golf once you get to your destination? When travelling with Etihad you can carry one set of golf clubs for free, weighing up to 15kg. One set may consist of clubs, balls and one pair of golf shoes. If you’re carrying a golf umbrella separately, this will count as an additional item and fees may apply.