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Other Bulky Carry-On Baggage

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With effect from 1st January 2012, Cathay Pacific and Dragonair flights can accept items of baggage as Cabin Bulky Baggage (CBBG), provided the items are not of dangerous goods, restricted articles or other prohibited items, and the CBBG can fit on the passenger seats in respect of sizes and weights defined in the table below.

Here are examples of the acceptable items:

  • Musical instruments
  • Religious idols
  • Diplomatic baggage
  • Other items, such as artworks, models, urns etc.

Conditions of Acceptance

Baggage Item Acceptance Conditions Tie-down Method
Idol*
  • Accepted in Economy Class only
Each idol must be within the following limits:
  • Size - Height 60 cm (24 in) x Width 36 cm (14 in) x Depth 36 cm (14 in)
  • Weight - 15kg (33 lb), excluding idol box*
Tie-down on passenger seat.
Diplomatic bag / Other baggage items
  • Accepted in all classes
  • Diplomatic baggage or other baggage items (must come with own bag/box)
Each item must be within the following limits:
  • Size - Height 60 cm (24 in) x Width 36 cm (14 in) x Depth 36 cm (14 in)
  • Weight – 32 kg (70 lb), including own bag/box
Tie-down on passenger seat.
Musical instruments Refer to the Musical Instruments dedicated page for details.

Note1: A canvas bag is used to secure the baggage item to the seat.

*Religious idol will be put into a carton box that will be fitted into a canvas bag.