Airlines Baggage Guide – Checked Baggage, Hand Baggage and Excess Baggage

Airlines Baggage Guide - Checked Baggage, Hand Baggage and Excess Baggage
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Unless otherwise stated, all baggage allowances below are calculated on routes unrelated to North American destinations for economy class.

The comparison chart shows that most direct flights to Vietnam from Asian destinations only allow 20kg total checked baggage, excluding Japan. All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines allow 2 pieces of 23kg each for the Japan – Vietnam route.
, Airlines Baggage Guide – Checked Baggage, Hand Baggage and Excess BaggagePhoto: Internet

For hand baggage, all airlines allow one free piece of baggage from 5kg (Air France, Air China), 7kg (Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways and Vietnam Airlines), 10kg (ANA, Asiana Airlines, Japan Airlines) and Weight 12kg (Korean Air).

Regarding excess baggage fees, most airlines comply with IATA regulations, although some stipulate in additional kilograms and some by weight ranges. Refer to the table below for more information.

AirlinesFirst check bag2nd test bagContinueOverweight / Oversized
Air FranceNot to exceed 23kg and 158cm$1001pc under 5kgUnder 32kg: $100; Over 32kg: $300
All Nippon Air23kg per bale23kg per bale1pc under 10kgExtra calculator: $100. Overweight: $30-300.
Oversized: $150-300
Air ChinaTotal not more than 20kgTotal not more than 20kg1pc under 5kg1.5% for each additional kilogram
Asiana AirlinesTotal not more than 20kgTotal not more than 20kg1pc under 10kgOverweight: $50
Cathay PacificTotal not more than 20kgTotal not more than 20kg1pc under 7kgUp to 203cm / 32kg: $100
Over 203cm / 32kg: $400
Japan Airlines23kg per bale23kg per bale1pc under 10kgOversized: $100
Overweight: $60-300
Additional Calculator: $100
Korean AirTotal not more than 20kgTotal not more than 20kg1pc under 12kgOverweight: $50
Airlines LufthansaTotal not more than 23kgTotal not more than 23kg1pc under 8kgUp to 32kg: $100
Over 32kg: $200
Singapore AirlinesTotal not more than 20kgTotal not more than 20kg1pc under 7kg$8-60 per extra kilo
Airways ThailandTotal not more than 20kgTotal not more than 20kg1pc under 7kg$20-40 per extra kilo
Vietnam AirlinesTotal not more than 23kgTotal not more than 23kg1pc under 7kg$5-50 per extra kilo
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