2023 Japan Airlines Baggage Allowance & Excess Luggage Fees
Check Japan Airlines baggage size restrictions and fees before you travel
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Japan Airlines Carry-On Baggage Allowance:
One piece of carry-on with dimensions of 55 x 40 x 25 cm (22 x 16 x 10 in), plus one small personal item. The total weight of the two bags must not exceed 10 kg.
If your bag does not adhere to Japan Airline’s baggage allowance it may be checked into the hold.
Japan Airlines Carry-On Baggage Allowance and Musical Instruments
Small musical instruments with total dimensions under 115 cm (or 100 cm on aircraft with fewer than 100 seats) may be carried on board as carry-on luggage. Larger instruments can be carried on board if a seat is purchased for them, and a special fee is paid. Multiple smaller instruments, such as violins, may be placed together on the same seat as long as the total width of all instruments does not exceed 43 cm.
Japan Airlines Baggage and Prohibited Items
Certain items cannot be carried in your carry-on baggage. These include:
Sharp or bladed objects.
Japan Airlines Checked Baggage Allowance:
Economy and Premium Economy Class passengers on international flights may check two 23 kg (50 lbs) bags, free of charge. Business and First Class passengers can check three 32 kg (70 lbs) bags. No checked bag should measure more than 203 cm (79.9 in) in total dimensions.
On domestic flights, passengers may check 20 kg (or 45 kg in First Class), free of charge, across a number of bags. Dimensions must not exceed 50 x 60 x 120 cm.
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 Checked Baggage Allowance for Infants
An infant not travelling in their own seat is permitted the same baggage allowance as the accompanying adult, but each bag must not exceed 203 cm in total dimensions. A stroller or child seat can also be checked for the infant, free of charge.
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, Oceania and Hawaii, North/Central/South America, Europe, Russia (Moscow), 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.
Information correct as of10/03/2023.