Pakistan

PIA International Luggage and Baggage Allowance 2019-2020

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Pakistan International Airline is a national carrier of Pakistan. To accommodate its customers, PIA is offering a broad range of baggage services just like package plans of cellular companies so that the customers can select what is better for them. These baggage services are for its Economy, Economy Plus, and Business Plus passengers. Moreover, there are also multiple baggage services for some specific countries as well. This article is being written to assist the PIA passengers in getting information about baggage allowances. This article also contains the name of those items that are restricted to carry with. Article is updated for new rules of 2019.

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  • Always call PIA helpline or Ticket Agent to verify your Baggage Allowance
  • Baggage Allowance written ticket is correct.

Saudi Arabia Baggage Allowance :

TRAVEL FROM JEDDAH/MEDINA TO PAKISTAN
Class of TravelFree Baggage AllowanceExcess Baggage charges per KG
Economy40 KGSAR 40
Executive Economy50 KGSAR 40
TRAVEL FROM PAKISTAN TO JEDDAH/MEDINA (non-UMRAH)
Class of TravelFree Baggage AllowanceExcess Baggage charges per KG
Economy30 KGPKR 600
Executive Economy40 KGPKR 600

 

TRAVEL FROM PAKISTAN TO JEDDAH/MEDINA (UMRAH)
Class of TravelFree Baggage AllowanceExcess Baggage charges per KG
Economy35 KGPKR 600
Executive Economy40 KGPKR 600

Baggage Allowance From UK to Pak:

RouteEconomy ClassBusiness ClassExcess Baggage charges per KG
Adult/ Child/ Infant with Seat:
UK to Pakistan
45 KG55 KGGBP 10/- per kg
(Infant)Without seat:
UK to Pakistan
10 KG10 KGGBP 10/- per kg
Adult/ Child/ Infant with Seat
UK to Points (Other than Pakistan)
40 KG50 kgGBP 10/- per kg
(Infant)Without seat
UK to Points (Other than Pakistan)
10 KG10 KGGBP 10/- per kg
Adult/ Child
Ex-UK to USA
2 Pieces of 23 Kg (50 lbs.) each2 Piece of 28 Kg (62 lbs.) eachGBP 100/ additional piece of 23 Kg (50 lbs.)
(Infant)Without seat
UK to USA
1 Piece of 10 Kg (22 lbs.) each1 Piece of 28 Kg (62 lbs.) eachGBP 100/ additional piece of 23 Kg (50 lbs.)
Hand Carry
(either direction)
7 KG7 KG

Baggage Allowance for UAE:

RouteEconomy ClassBusiness Class
From Dubai/Sharjah to Pakistan30 KG40 KG
From Pakistan to Dubai/Sharjah30 KG40 KG

 

From Abu Dhabi to Pakistan30 KG40 KG
From Pakistan to Abu Dhabi30 KG40 KG

 

PIA’s Baggage Allowance Ex/To Canada

Pax TypeOriginating FromApplicable forCHECKED BAGGAGEHANDY CARRY
Economy CLASSCLUB CLASSEconomy CLASSCLUB CLASS
ADT/CHD/INF(with seat)YYZ-PAK/KHIOutbound & Inbound02PCS of 28KG each02PCS of 32KG each1PC of 7KG1PC of 7KG
INF (without seat)YYZ-PAK/KHIOutbound & Inbound01PC of 28KG each01PC of 32KG eachNILNIL
BAGGAGE DIMENSIONS
The total dimension of each baggage piece must not exceed 62”, i.e. Baggage Length (in inches) + Width (in inches) + Height (in inches) should not be more than 62”.
EXCESS BAGGAGE CHARGES
*Excess Baggage Charges are USD 110 per piece* of max 28KGS.
  • The free baggage allowance will be two pieces of 28 KGS each for Economy Cabin and 32 KGS for Business Cabin(For USA and Canada Only).
  • Excess Baggage Charges from the USA to PAK is 110.00 USD per piece.

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AA – Pure Domestic / Local PAk Free baggage allowance 2019

Free Baggage Allowance on all domestic sectors will be:

Economy :One Piece, maximum of 20 Kg, per domestic passenger
Economy Plus:One Piece, maximum of 25 Kg, per domestic passenger
Business Plus:Two Pieces per domestic passenger with total weight of two pieces not exceeding 30 Kg

Excess Baggage will be per piece instead of per kg and additional piece up to 28 Kg will be charged a flat rate of PKR 3000+CED(central excise duty) regardless of the sector.

Hand Carry Baggage Rules

Weight & Dimension of Allowed in Cabin

S.No.CLASS OF TRAVELDOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
1Economy Class07 KG MAX Hand Carry Baggage

(38L, 22W & 55H)115 cms

Hand Carry Baggage 07KG MAX

(38L, 22W & 55H) 115 cms

 

2Economy Plus07 KG MAX Hand Carry Baggage

(38L, 22W & 55H) 115 cms

 

Hand Carry Baggage 07KG MAX

(38L, 22W & 55H) 115 cms

 

3Business Class12 KG MAX Hand Carry Baggage

01pc 07 KG

(38L, 22W & 55H)115 cms

& One small Brief Case 05 KG

Hand Carry Baggage 12 KG MAX

01pc 07 KG

(38L, 22W & 55H)115 cms

& One small Brief Case 05 KG

BB – Ex-Pakistan International Free baggage allowance & Conditions

JourneyFree Baggage Allowance (FBA)
EconomyBusiness
Originating KSA40 KG45 KG
Originating UAE32kg (One Pieces)
Originating GULFKWI, DOH & BAH32kg (One Pieces)
MCT32kg (One Pieces)

BB – Ex-Regional Free baggage allowance & Conditions (DEL, BOM, DAC, KBL, KTM to Pakistan and Rest of the world )

FromClass of TravelExcess Baggage Rates per Kg
EconomyBusiness
Originating Ex-BOM-KHI30KG40KGUSD 5/-
Originating Ex-BOM-PAK30KG40KGUSD10/-
Originating Ex-DEL to KHI/PAK30KG40KGUSD10/-
Originating Ex-DEL to LHE30KG40KGUSD 5/-
Originating Ex-KBL30KG40KGUSD 5/-
Originating Ex-DAC30KG40KGUSD10/-
Originating Ex-KTM30KG40KGUSD 10/-
EX-BOM/DAC/DEL/KBL/KTM to UK/EUROPE40KG50KGUSD15/-
EX-BOM/DAC/DEL/KBL/KTM to GULF/KSA/UAE40KG50KGUSD10/-
EXBOM/DAC/DEL/KBL/KTM to BJS/TYO/KUL/HKG/BKK40KG50KGUSD15/-
EX-BOM/DAC/DEL/KBL/KTM to North America23KG x 2 PC28KG x 2 PCUSD 150/Additional Piece of 23 KG or 28KG According to Cabin
* Regional Includes (DEL, BOM,DAC,KBL,KTM,CMB)

CC – Ex-FAREAST Free baggage allowance & Conditions (BJS, TYO, KUL, HKG, BKK to Pakistan and Rest of the world )

MYR 75/-JPY3500/-JPY 2000/-HKD100/-THB 475/-

FromClass of TravelExcess Baggage Charges per KG
EconomyBusiness
Originating Ex-BJS40KG50KGCNY 175/-
Originating Ex-KUL40KG50KG
Originating Ex-TYO40KG50KG
Originating Ex-TYO to PEK40KG50KG
Originating Ex-HKG35KG45KG
Originating Ex-BKK35KG45KG
Originating Ex-TYO for Infant10kg10kgJPY3500/-
Originating Ex-TYO to PEK for Infant10kg10kgJPY2000/-
EX-BJS, TYO, KUL, HKG, BKK to UK/EUROPE40KG50KGUSD 35/-
EX-BJS, TYO, KUL, HKG, BKK to GULF/KSA/UAE40KG50KGUSD 35/-
EX-BJS, TYO, KUL, HKG, BKK to FAR EAST40KG50KGUSD 35/-
EX-BJS, TYO, KUL, HKG, BKK to North America23KG x 2 PC28KG x 2 PCUSD 150/Additional Piece of 23 KG or 28KG According to Cabin
* Fareast includes BJS, TYO, KUL, HKG, BKK

Code-Share Flights: A codeshare flight is a commercial flight which is operated by one airline, but marketed by others. Free baggage allowance will be issued in accordance to the allowances of operating carrier.

Operating CarriersEconomyBusinessFirst Class
PK as operating Carrier
30 KGs40 KGs—-
Other Airlines as operating carriers
CZ ( China Southern Airline)20 KGs30 KGs40 KGs
VV (Aerosvit Airlines)20 KGs30 KGs——-
TG (Thai Airways)20 KGs30 KGs40 KGs
TK (Turkish Airlines)20 KGs30 KGs——–

Baggage Rules and Restrictions

  • Explosives, munitions, fireworks, and flares
  • Security-type cases/boxes incorporating goods such as lithium batteries or pyrotechnics
  • Compressed gases (flammable, non-flammable, or poisonous) such as butane, propane, aqualung cylinders, lighter fuels, or refills
  • Oxidizing substances such as bleaching powder and peroxides
  • Flammable liquids such as paints and adhesives
  • Flammable solids such as safety matches and articles which are easily ignited
  • Disabling devices such as mace or pepper sprays, with irritant properties
  • Poisons such as arsenic, cyanides, or insecticides
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Corrosive materials such as mercury (which may be contained in thermometers or blood pressure gauges,) acids, alkalis, and wet cell batteries
  • Any other substances which, during a flight, present a danger not covered above, such as magnetized, offensive, or irritating materials.
  • Lighters (butane, absorbed fuel, electric, battery-powered, and novelty lighters) are not to be carried in the carry-on and checked baggage. This ruling by The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) applies to all passengers arriving into or departing from the United States of America.
  • Knives (including hunting knives, swords, and pocket knives)
  • Scissors and any other sharp/bladed objects (e.g. ice-pick, nail clippers) considered illegal by local law.
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