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2017 Cathay Pacific Baggage Allowance & Excess Baggage Fees

What are Cathay Pacific's baggage allowances and charges? Find out here.

cathay pacific Carry on allowance

According to Cathay Pacific’s carry on baggage allowance, Economy and Premium Economy Class passengers may bring on board one item of hand luggage that weighs no more than 7 kg (15 lbs) and that measures no more than 23 x 36 x 56 cm (9 x 14 x 22 in). In Business Class the weight allowance increases to 10 kg (22 lbs), and 15 kg (33 lbs) in First Class. In all classes a small personal item, such as a laptop case or handbag, may also be brought on board. This smaller item must not have dimensions larger than 15 x 30 x 40 cm (6 x 12 x 16 in).

cathay pacific Checked baggage allowance

The Cathay Pacific baggage allowance permits Economy passengers to check in two bags weighing up to 30 kg (66 lbs) in total. This increases to 35 kg (77 lbs) in Premium Economy, 40 kg (88 lbs) in Business Class, and 50 kg (110 lbs) in First Class. First Class passengers are permitted three bags in total. These allowances are included in the fare. Bags cannot exceed 203 cm (80 inches) in total dimensions and no single bag may weigh more than 32 kg (70 lbs).

Infants that do not have a seat but are travelling on an adult’s lap have an allowance of two bags, with a combined weight of no more than 10 kg (22 lbs) in total, plus a car seat and stroller.

cathay pacific Excess baggage 

If you have luggage that exceeds Cathay Pacific’s inclusive checked baggage weight allowance, you must pay a fee, which varies according to the route travelled. On most routes, prices range from 10 USD per kg to 60 USD per kg.


more airline baggage allowances:

Air New Zealand Baggage Allowance

Japan Airlines Baggage Allowance

British Airways Baggage Allowance

Qantas Baggage Allowance

Disclaimer - Information gathered from these webpages on 29/03/2017:


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