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Acceptance of any bag over 32kg or over 203cm is subject to prior approval and notification upon booking/reservation.

Overweight items must be repacked or split into lighter units during check-in otherwise they will not be accepted for carriage. Exception: Sporting equipment, musical instruments, pets as baggage, mobility aids, medical equipment and diplomatic baggage.

Extra charge by weight – for all countries EXCEPT the Americas, and point-to-point flights between Hong Kong and New Zealand*

*For non-stop flights between Hong Kong and Auckland without extra sectors (wholly within Hong Kong and New Zealand), on Cathay Pacific Airways or Air New Zealand only.

Charge for baggage in excess of the free baggage allowance is calculated per kilogram (2.2 lbs) on a zone basis as listed below.

Per kg

To Zone 1

To Zone 2

To Zone 3

To Zone 4

From Zone 1
(See the different rates for Korea)

US$10

US$20

US$30

US$60

From Zone 2

US$20

US$30

US$40

US$60

From Zone 3

US$30

US$40

US$40

US$60

From Zone 4

US$60

US$60

US$60

-

Extra charge by weight – for point-to-point flights between Hong Kong and Qatar

*For non-stop flights between Hong Kong and Doha without extra sectors (wholly within Hong Kong and Qatar), on Cathay Pacific Airways or Qatar Airways only.

  • USD30 per kg

Extra charge per piece – to and from the Americas

Charge for baggage in excess of the free baggage allowance is calculated by piece at the applicable extra baggage charge on a zone basis listed as below.

Per piece To Zone 1 To Zone 2 To Zone 3 To Zone 4 To Zone 5 To Zone 6
From Zone 1

-

-

-

-

US$150

US$180

From Zone 2

-

-

-

-

US$170

US$200

From Zone 3

-

-

-

-

US$190

US$210

From Zone 4

-

-

-

-

US$200

US$230

From Zone 5

US$150

US$170

US$190

US$200

US$100

-

From Zone 6

US$180

US$200

US$210

US$230

-

-

An additional fee will be charged for any checked baggage to and from the Americas that is heavier or larger than the stated free baggage allowance .

 

Class of travel Weight/Dimension Additional charge
Premium Economy class Baggage covered by the free baggage allowance over 25kg (55lbs) and up to 32kg (70lbs) USD100 per piece
Economy class Baggage covered by the free baggage allowance over 23kg (50lbs) and up to 32kg (70lbs) USD100 per piece
All classes For the baggage (including the piece in Free Baggage Allowance) over 158cm (62in) and up to 203cm (80in). USD100 per piece
All classes For the baggage (including the piece in Free Baggage Allowance) over 32kg (70lbs) or over 203cm (80in).
(Prior notification is required upon booking/reservation, and approval needs to be granted by us)
4 times of extra baggage charge per piece

Extra charge per piece – for point-to-point flights between Hong Kong and New Zealand*

*For non-stop flights between Hong Kong and Auckland without extra sectors (wholly within Hong Kong and New Zealand), on Cathay Pacific Airways or Air New Zealand only.

Piece Up to 23kg (50lbs) and 158cm(62in) per piece
First piece NZD200 / HKD1300
Second piece NZD250 / HKD1700
Third+ (per piece) NZD350 / HKD2200

 

An additional fee will be charged for any checked baggage on a point-to-point flight between Hong Kong and New Zealand* that is heavier or larger than the stated free baggage allowance.

Weight/Dimension Additional charge
For the baggage (including the piece in Free Baggage Allowance) over 23kg (50lbs) and up to 32kg (70lbs). NZD200 / HKD1300 per piece
For the baggage (including the piece in Free Baggage Allowance) over 158cm (62in) and up to 203cm (80in). NZD200 / HKD1300 per piece

Free baggage allowance and Extra Baggage Charges on itineraries involving other airlines

In compliance with the new baggage policy issued by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), free baggage allowance and extra baggage charges for tickets issued on or after 1 April 2011 which involve one or more flights provided by other airlines (excluding Dragonair and Cathay Pacific) will be based on a new method. Please contact your travel agent or local reservations office for more details.

When travelling on a codeshare flight operated by our codeshare partner to/from a port outside of the US, the operating carrier's baggage policy applies. For details, please visit the operating carrier's website.

When your journey’s origin, destination or furthest point is the US and the flights are operated by our codeshare partners, the marketing carrier’s baggage policy applies. For details, please visit the marketing carrier's website.

Note:

Zone 1 : Within Australia, within Malaysia, between Taiwan and Japan/Korea, between Thailand and India/Sri Lanka/ Pakistan/ Singapore, between UAE and India/Bahrain, between Sri Lanka and Singapore, between Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates
Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Myanmar, Korea*
Zone 2: Japan, Maldives, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Russia (in Asia)
Zone 3: Australia, New Zealand, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar
Zone 4: France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, UK, Russia (in Europe), South Africa
Zone 5 : USA, Canada
Zone 6: Central and South Americas



*Korea

Charge for a passenger departing from Korea to Hong Kong or Taiwan is 1.5% of the highest normal direct one-way economy class fare.

The charges below are listed for your reference only, subject to change without prior notice:

  • From Seoul to Hong Kong: KRW 7100 per kg
  • From Seoul to Taipei: KRW 4700 per kg
  • From Busan to Hong Kong: KRW 8100 per kg.
  • From Jeju to Hong Kong: KRW 8300 per kg.