Cathay Pacific baggage policy and allowance

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Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific City, 8 Scenic Road, Hong Kong International Airport, , Hong Kong., Lantau, China, 729

Phone : Cathay Pacific City, 8 Scenic Road, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong. China

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Cathay Pacific
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ICAO CPA
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Founded

1946

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China

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Baggage Allowance and Fees

Are you planning to fly with Cathay Pacific? Find solution's you need to know about Cathay Pacific baggage allowance, fees and charges and restrictions.

Carry-On Baggage

Cathay Pacific 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 Cathay Pacific 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 Cathay Pacific overhead compartment space or under-seat space available at the time of boarding.

Baggage must meet carry on size limits of Cathay Pacific.

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

Limits apply on certain routes. Visit the Cathay Pacific website for more information.

CARRY-ON WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS:

No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

However, this varies across airports. Visit the Cathay Pacific website for more information.

Checked Baggage

When travelling with Cathay Pacific, the most common fees for passengers travelling in a domestic, Cathay Pacific may charge some of the extra fees for extra baggage the information given on Cathay Pacific official site http://cathaypacific.com/.

This may wary between routes. Visit the Cathay Pacific website for more information.

Excess Baggage

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

Special Items

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

Cathay Pacific on and bringing pets on board.

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

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

Cathay Pacific carry on and Cathay Pacific prohibited items.

Items that are not permitted in your Cathay Pacific flights cabin baggage include:

  • Hoverboards,
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7,
  • Fireworks,
  • Bleach,
  • Firearms.

Cathay Pacific baggage policy and allowance FAQ's


1. What is Cathay Pacific' checked baggage / hold luggage policy?

Cathay Pacific' standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:

  • 2 bags standard, up to 10 bags maximum (up to 4 bags on Cathay Pacific 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 Cathay Pacific 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 Cathay Pacific are charged in addition to any standard, excess or oversized baggage fees. Bags weighing more than 99lbs are not accepted as checked luggage on Cathay Pacific.

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

2. Are there fees for baggage on Cathay Pacific?

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