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Congo Airways baggage policy and allowance

Congo Airways

Boulevard du 30 juin, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 3642

+243 829 781 921


Founded - 2015

Key people - Désiré Balaziré

Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo Airways

Congo Airways 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.

Congo Airways Baggage Allowance and Fees

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

Carry-On Baggage

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

Baggage must meet carry-on size limits of Congo Airways.

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

Limits apply to certain routes. Visit the Congo Airways website for more information.


No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

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

Checked Baggage

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

This may vary between routes. Visit the Congo Airways website for more information.

Excess Baggage

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

Special Items

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

Congo Airways on and bringing pets on board.

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

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

Congo Airways baggage policy and allowance FAQ's

☞ What is Congo Airways' checked baggage / hold luggage policy?

Congo Airways' standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:

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

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

☞ Are there fees for baggage on Congo Airways?

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

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