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DHL Air baggage policy and allowance


Hounslow, United Kingdom, Hounslow, United Kingdom, TW3 3SY

44 1332 857000


Founded - 1982

Key people - Phil Couchman

United Kingdom


DHL Air 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.

DHL Air Baggage Allowance and Fees

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

Carry-On Baggage

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

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

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

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


No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

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

Checked Baggage

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

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

Excess Baggage

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

Special Items

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

DHL Air on and bringing pets on board.

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

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

DHL Air baggage policy and allowance FAQ's

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

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

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

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

☞ Are there fees for baggage on DHL Air?

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

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