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Air Malta baggage policy and allowance

Air Malta

Level 2, Skyparks Business Centre Malta International Airport, LQA, luqa, Malta, 4000

+356 21 66 22 11


Founded - 1973

Key people - Clifford Chetcuti


Air Malta

Air Malta baggage limit informations

Carry on luggage weight: 8kg to 10kg
Carry on luggage Size: 45 inches
Checked In Baggage size: 62 inches
Checked In Baggage weight: 20kg to 23kg
Prohibited items: Hoverboards,Fireworks,Bleach and, Firearms.

Air Malta Baggage Allowance and Fees

Are you planning to fly with Air Malta? Find solutions you need to know about Air Malta baggage allowance, fees and charges and restrictions.

Carry-On Baggage

Air Malta passengers are permitted to bring on board the aircraft one piece of cabin baggage, plus one personal item, such as a briefcase, camera bag or small backpack. Your carry-on baggage should fit into the Air Malta overhead bins or under the seat in front of you.

Carry-on baggage cannot exceed 114 centimetres in combined width, length and height; this includes any wheels and handles– with the exception of some of the musical instruments that fit in the Air Malta overhead compartment space or under-seat space available at the time of boarding.

Baggage must meet carry-on size limits of Air Malta.

Due to limited overhead space, Air Malta passengers travelling on flights with 50 seats or less are only permitted to carry one personal item on board the Air Malta aircraft.

Limits apply to certain routes. Visit the Air Malta website for more information.


No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

However, this varies across airports. Visit the Air Malta website for more information.

Checked Baggage

When travelling with Air Malta, the most common fees for passengers travelling in a domestic, Air Malta may charge some of the extra fees for extra baggage the information given on Air Malta official site

This may vary between routes. Visit the Air Malta website for more information.

Excess Baggage

When travelling with Air Malta, separate excess baggage fees are applied for each limitation you exceed size, weight and quantity. Generally, this varies between geographic regions. Please visit the Air Malta website for more information and exact fees.

Special Items

Air Malta permit a wide range of sporting equipment and special baggage on Air Malta flights. Due to the size of the baggage, some of the items may be counted as standard checked bags. However, Air Malta will be considered overweight or oversized items. As such, charges and certain restrictions will apply by Air Malta. Please visit the Air Malta website directly.

Air Malta on and bringing pets on board.

Dogs, cats and household birds (birds are only allowed on domestic Malta flights) can be carried on-board for $125 one way to/ from most destinations. The fee is $200 for travel outside the Malta.

The pets must fit within a carrier box that, in turn, fits under the seat in front. The carrier counts as one piece of Air Malta carry-on luggage.

Air Malta baggage policy and allowance FAQ's

☞ What is Air Malta' checked baggage / hold luggage policy?

Air Malta' standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:

  • 2 bags standard, up to 10 bags maximum (up to 4 bags on Air Malta Connection)
  • Maximum dimensions: 62 inches or 157 centimeters (length + width + height).
  • Maximum weight: 50 pounds or 23 kilograms.

Excess baggage fees
Checking excess baggage, meaning three or more bags per passenger, on Air Malta flights will cost $85-$95 per bag.

Overweight baggage fees
Overweight and Oversized bags is considered any bag weighing more than 50lbs. The fees for checking overweight baggage on Air Malta are charged in addition to any standard, excess or oversized baggage fees. Bags weighing more than 99lbs are not accepted as checked luggage on Air Malta.

Oversized baggage fees
Most bags with a sum of weight, length, and height of larger than 62 inches will be considered oversized. Air Malta oversized baggage fees are charged in addition to any standard, excess, or overweight fee.

☞ Are there fees for baggage on Air Malta?

Yes, fees might apply. They are determined by the type of fare you purchased, your destination, if you are an active Malta military personnel and/or dependent, if you have status with Air Malta' frequent flyer program, status with an affiliated carrier, or if you have a Air Malta sponsored credit/charge card.

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