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2017 Japan Airlines Baggage Allowance & Excess Luggage Fees

Check Japan Airlines baggage size restrictions and fees before you travel.

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Japan Airlines Baggage

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japan airlines Carry on allowance

Japan Airline’s baggage allowance for international flights is as follows: passengers may bring on board one piece of carry on that weighs no more than 10 kg (22 lbs) and that measures no more than 115 cm (45 in) in total, or 55 x 40 x 25 cm (22 x 16 x 10 in). Japan Airline’s baggage allowance also permits passengers to bring a small personal item on board with them, such as a handbag, but the total weight of the two bags must not exceed 10 kg.

If your bag does not adhere to Japan Airline’s baggage allowances it may be checked into the hold.

japan airlines Checked baggage allowance

In Economy and Premium Economy Class Japan Airline’s baggage allowance permits passengers to check two bags free of charge. Each bag must weigh no more than 23 kg (50 lbs).

In Business and First Class passengers are allowed to check three bags, each weighing no more than 32 kg (70 lbs).

No checked bag should measure more than 203 cm (79.9) in total dimensions.

There is an allowance of one checked bag with the same weight and dimensions of the accompanying adult, for an infant travelling on an adult’s lap.

japan airlines Excess baggage fees

If you bring additional bags to those included in your free Japan Airlines baggage allowance, you will be charged 20,000 yen (200 USD) per additional piece on flights between Japan/ Asia/ India and Hawaii/ North/Central/South America/ Europe/ Middle East/ Africa. On these routes an overweight bag between 23 and 32 kg will incur a charge of 10,000 yen (100 USD) and between 32 and 45 kg, 60,000 yen (600 USD). An oversized bag costs 20,000 yen (200 USD).

Prices vary on alternative routes.


more airline baggage allowances:

Cathay Pacific Baggage Allowance

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Disclaimer - Information gathered from these webpages on 30/03/2017:


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