LAM baggage policy and allowance

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LAM Mozambique Airlines

Alameda do Aeroporto, CP 2060,,, Maputo, Mozambique, 1100

Phone : +258 21 468 800

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Baggage Allowance and Fees

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

Carry-On Baggage

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

Baggage must meet carry on size limits of LAM.

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

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


No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

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

Checked Baggage

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

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

Excess Baggage

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

Special Items

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

LAM on and bringing pets on board.

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

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

LAM carry on and LAM prohibited items.

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

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

LAM baggage policy and allowance FAQ's

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

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

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

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

2. Are there fees for baggage on LAM?

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