2023 Turkish Airlines Baggage Allowance
Turkish Airlines Carry On and Checked Baggage Allowances and Fees
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Turkish Airlines Carry-On Baggage Allowance:
Economy customers may bring 1 x 8 kg/ 17 lbs bag into the cabin measuring no more than 55 x 40 x 23 cm / 21 x 15 x 9 inches and weighing up to 8kg / 17lbs. One personal item up to 24 x 40 x 55cm / 9.5 x 16 x 21.5 inches not exceeding 4kg / 9lb is also permitted.
Business Class may bring 2 x 8 kg/ 17 lbs bags into the cabin measuring no more than 55 x 40 x 23 cm / 21 x 15 x 9 inches and weighing up to 8kg / 17lbs. One personal item up to 24 x 40 x 55cm / 9.5 x 16 x 21.5 inches not exceeding 4kg / 9lb is also permitted.
Turkish Airlines Carry On and Musical Instruments
A musical instrument can be carried on board the aircraft free of charge if it's total dimensions do not exceed 118 cm. An additional fee can be paid to transport larger musical instruments up to 75kg and a maximum weight of 140 x 42 x 25cm onboard and this must be requested from the sales office at least 48hours prior to departure.
Turkish Airlines Carry On and Prohibited Items
Certain items are considered dangerous and cannot, therefore, be carried in your carry on. These include:
Firearms and other weapons,
Scissors and penknives,
Blunt instruments, like golf clubs and baseball bats,
Turkish Airlines Checked Baggage Allowance:
On domestic flights passengers may check 15 kg/ 33 lbs in EcoFly, 20 kg/ 44 lbs in Extra Fly and 25 kg/ 55 lbs in PrimeFly. Business Class passengers are entitled to a maximum of 40 kg. Checked bags must not exceed 158 cm/ 62 inches in total dimensions.
On international flights that operate a weight concept, the free allowance is 20 kg/ 44 lbs in Economy and 30 kg/ 66 lbs in Business Class.
On international flights that operate a piece concept passengers may check 2 bags at 23 kg/ 50 lbs each in Economy and 2 bags at 32 kg/ 70 lbs each in Business.
Turkish Airlines Excess and Extra Baggage Fees
Turkish Airlines excess baggage charges for domestic flights are 20 Turkish Lira per extra kilogram. Excess baggage fees for international flights using the weight concept depend on which regions (1-4) you are travelling between. Fees range from $5 USD to $32 USD per kg of excess luggage.
Note that on certain routes the cost for an extra piece of luggage increases with each additional piece of extra luggage, maxing out at 8 extra pieces. For example, on a flight between Niamey and Dubai the first two extra pieces would cost USD 220 each. Each additional piece would cost USD 265 up to a maximum of 8 pieces.
Turkish Airlines Checked Baggage and Sports Equipment
On international flights you are required to pay a special fee to check bikes into the hold and a reservation for the bike must be made in advance. One set of golf clubs is carried free of charge, up to 23 kg. Turkish Airlines also carry one set of ski equipment, up to 23 kg, free of charge
Turkish Airlines Checked Baggage Allowance for Infants
Infants have a 10 kg free checked baggage allowance when travelling with Turkish Airlines, or 23 kg on international flights operating a piece concept system. A stroller can also be checked for the infant, free of charge.
Information correct as of 10/03/2023.