Top 10 AirAsia Baggage Most Common Asked Questions

AirAsia Cabin Baggage On Board and Check In Baggage Q&A:

#1. How many bag/luggage are allowed on board for AirAsia Flight?

You’re only allowed one piece of cabin bag on board and one piece of a laptop bag, handbag, backpack or any other small bag.

#2. What is the allowed cabin baggage/luggage size on the AirAsia Flight?

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Your cabin bag/luggage on board must not exceed 56cm x 36cm x 23cm including handles, wheels and side pockets. This bag must be able to fit in the overhead compartment.

#3. What is the allowed size of the other smaller bag?

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The other piece of small bag (laptop bag, handbag, backpack) must not exceed 40cm x 30cm x 10cm. This item must be able to fit under the seat in front of you.

#4. What is the total permitted weight for the two (2) pieces of bag/luggage?

Not more than 7kg

#5. What if I need to carry more than that?

If your cabin baggage is overweight, oversized or exceeds the allowed quantity, you’ll need to check in them in at the airport counter. Airport checked baggage fees apply. In cases where you are at the boarding gate and you do not meet the AirAsia cabin baggage policy, they will need to check in your cabin baggage. This will incur a gate baggage fee. So, check out the complete list of fees and charges before boarding.

#6. Is the Checked Baggage included in my flight?

Other than the free cabin baggage allowance, AirAsia low fares don’t come with checked baggage allowance. If you’ve purchased Value Pack or booked a Premium Flex or Premium Flatbed fare, a checked baggage allowance is included in your booking depending on the fare type.

#7. What are the allowed sizes and weight for my check in baggage?

Applicable to All flights except those to/from the United States

  • Each checked baggage must not exceed 319cm in overall dimension (height + width + depth) and
  • weigh no more than 32kg

Applicable to All flights to/from the United States

  • Each checked baggage must not exceed 319cm in overall dimension (height + width + depth) and 
  • weigh no more than 20kg

#8. What are the available baggage weight allowances for pre-booking?

Applicable to All flights except those to/from the United States

  • Domestic: 15kg, 20kg, 25kg, 30kg and 40kg
  • International: 20kg, 25kg, 30kg and 40kg

Applicable to All flights to/from the United States

  • 1 piece (20kg) or 2 pieces (20kg each)

#9. How many pieces of baggage that is allowed check in at the AirAsia counter?

There are no limits to how many pieces of baggage you can check in as long as they are within the baggage weight allowance.

#10. Can I still purchase the pre-book checked baggage allowance at the airport counter?

Applicable to All flights except those to/from the United States

  • Yes, you can still purchase it at the airport counter but it’s only limited to 15kg and will cost more as airport baggage fees apply.

Applicable to All flights to/from the United States

  • Yes, you can still purchase it at the airport counter but it’s only limited to 1 piece (20kg) and will cost more as airport baggage fees apply

Excess baggage fees will be charged per kg and per flight segment (for connecting flights) for overweight baggage.

To avoid all the hassle, and just pre-book your checked baggage allowance.

Check out AirAsia Online Booking site for the updated and official information regarding to the Cabin Baggage and Checked Baggage rules.

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