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Cathay Pacific: Complete Baggage Policy & Allowance Info

These prices apply to clients who have purchased a reserved seat on one of their most popular flight itineraries.

Please keep in mind that your initial ticket purchase will still determine your baggage allowance if you change your cabin class with Upgrade Bid. Let's have a look at the Cathay Pacific baggage policy below.

Types of Baggage Allowance:  Cathay Pacific

Cabin Baggage Allowance

Customers who have a confirmed seat may bring one bag that fits in the overhead compartment and is no larger than 56cm x 36cm x 23cm (22in x 14in x 9in). Wheels handle and side compartments are all included in these measurements. Cathay pacific baggage allowance:

  • Economy: 1 small item + 1 piece, 7 kg/15 pounds
  • Premium Economy: 1 small item + 1 piece, 7 kg/15 pounds
  • Business: 1 small item + 1 piece, 22 lbs/10 kilogramme
  • First: 1 piece + 1 small item, 15 kilogramme / 33 pound.

Check-in Baggage Allowance

  • Flights to the Americas and Auckland/Christchurch are the only exceptions.
  • While the total weight should be under your regular weight limits, please keep in mind that the number of components you can check in is limited.

Standard Allowance

  • Economy: 30kg (66lbs) (Maximum 2 pieces)
  • Premium Economy: 35kg/77lbs (Maximum 2 pieces)
  • Business: 40kg/88lbs (Maximum 2 pieces)
  • first: 50kg/110lbs total (maximum 3 pieces)

Extra Luggage Charges Info

  • You will be charged USD 150 for any component that is overweight.
  • This is true for each bag that exceeds your flight class's weight limit. Each piece must not exceed 32kg / 70lbs in weight. This applies to flights in Economy and Premium Economy.
  • You should anticipate paying four times your extra bag price per piece if your parts exceed your flight class weight allowance.
  • You will be charged USD 150 for each oversized item.
  • An oversized piece of baggage has a total dimension of between 158cm / 62in and 203cm / 80in. The total size of your bag is the sum of its width, height, and length.

Music Instruments as a Baggage

Depending on the size and shape of your musical instruments, you can travel with them as checked baggage, carry-on baggage, or cabin-seat baggage.

Hand Baggage

As part of your hand baggage allowance, you can bring small musical instruments (such as flutes or violins) onto the plane. Please keep them in a hard case that can be placed safely inside the overhead locker.

The dimensions of a hand-carry musical instrument, including the case, must not exceed 93 x 39 x 24cm or 36 x 15 x 9in (height, breadth, and depth) for all traveling classes.

Instruments that have been checked

Large musical instruments, such as a guitar or cello, must be checked if they exceed the stated limits or the cabin baggage allowance. Please be advised that check-in baggage has weight and dimension restrictions. The instrument's protective casing is one of them.

Sporting Goods as a Baggage

If you need to travel with sports equipment, such as skis or a skateboard, please review their policies, which vary based on the route you select.

When flying to or via America, your luggage is counted in pieces with weight limits per piece.
Regardless of their actual measurements, the following items count as one "piece" (158 cm / 62 in total dimensions):

  • A single sleeping bag or a bedroll.
  • One backpack, rucksack, or knapsack.
  • One set of snow skis, one set of ski poles, and one pair of ski boots
  • Boots and one snowboard
  • One water surfing board (length: 158 cm / 62 in).
  • A single golf bag is comprising clubs and golf shoes.
  • Type 22 bag or one duffel bag (soft-sided and zippered bags with side panels that can be opened with a zipper).
  • Firearms that are properly packaged
  • Avalanche backpack reserved in advance.
  • One bicycle, well loaded.
  • Two rods, one reel, one landing net, one pair of fishing boots, and a tackle box are all included in the package.

Banned Items as a Baggage

Please make sure your bags do not include any of the prohibited goods for the safety of all their clients. Because they only fly to airports with extensive security inspections, any products that do not satisfy the requirements may be confiscated.

All luggage has its own set of rules

Stunning gadgets

You may not carry any startling devices onto the plane that are meant to stun or immobilize people.

Explosives and flammable liquids

When traveling, you may not bring any explosives or flammable substances with you. This includes items capable of causing significant injury or posing a threat to the aircraft's safety or those that appear to be capable of causing serious injury or constituting a threat to the aircraft's safety.

Harmful materials

On the airline, you may not bring oxidizers, poisons, corrosives, or dangerous materials. Radioactive, biological, and chemical compounds are examples of hazardous materials.

Potentially dangerous items

You are not permitted to travel with objects or lithium-powered vehicles that could endanger other passengers. This includes magnetized except has powdered infant milk, baby food, special cuisine, or pet consumables that are necessary for medical reasons.

Baggage that has been delayed and is damaged

Look for your bag

Please notify as soon as you become aware that your luggage is delayed. We'll do everything they can to get your possessions back to you as soon as possible.

Make a report

Please contact their helpful employees at the Baggage Service desk, who will gladly assist you in filing your delayed baggage report. Before customs clearance, look for the Baggage Service counter near the baggage carousels. Please keep a record of your report's reference number for future use.

Keep an eye on it

Enter your unique reference number on their delayed baggage report webpage to track the status of your report. We'll keep you informed and notify you when your baggage has been found.

  • Check the status of your Cathay Pacific luggage.
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  • Get in touch with us.
  • If you require more assistance after completing your report, please contact your local Baggage Services office.

Please report any items that have been damaged

While they strive to treat all of your items with the utmost care, accidents do happen. Please do one of the following steps to help correct the situation.

Immobilized the airport

Please inform Baggage Service Counter employees of your damaged bags and file a report. The Baggage Service desk is located in the airport's Arrival Hall, right before customs clearance.

On the phone

We'll assist you in filing a damaged baggage report if you call the Baggage Service hotline. You must report any damage to your luggage within seven days of receiving it.

Get in touch with us

If you require more assistance after completing your report, please contact your local Baggage Services office.

Mobility Assistance on Cathay Pacific

  • For Cathay Pacific passengers who require it, a wheelchair service with an attendant is available. The attendant will assist you in getting around the airport and to your gate or plane door (depending on the airport facilities).
  • An inflight wheelchair and aisle seats with movable armrests are provided if you require assistance traveling between your seat and the aircraft entrance or lavatory door inside the cabin.
  • If you have a group of ten or more persons who use wheelchairs, Please contact the local reservations office at least 48 hours prior to your Cathay Pacific flight's scheduled departure.

Taking your own wheelchair on a trip

Passengers with disabilities are allowed to bring their own manual or battery-powered wheelchairs to the departure gate and, if airport facilities allow, to the aircraft door.

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