Comair baggage policy and allowance

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Baggage Allowance and Fees

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

Carry-On Baggage

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

Baggage must meet carry on size limits of Comair.

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

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


No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

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

Checked Baggage

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

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

Excess Baggage

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

Special Items

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

Comair on and bringing pets on board.

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

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

Comair carry on and Comair prohibited items.

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

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

Comair baggage policy and allowance FAQ's

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

Comair' standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:

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

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

2. Are there fees for baggage on Comair?

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