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Lao Airlines baggage policy and allowance

Lao Airlines

2 Pangkham Road, Ban Xiengnhun, Chanthabury District, BP 6441, Vientiane, Laos, 2201

+856 21 510 040


Founded - 1976

Key people - Mr Bounma Chanthavongs


Lao Airlines

Lao Airlines 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.

Lao Airlines Baggage Allowance and Fees

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

Carry-On Baggage

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

Baggage must meet carry-on size limits of Lao Airlines.

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

Limits apply to certain routes. Visit the Lao Airlines website for more information.


No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

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

Checked Baggage

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

This may vary between routes. Visit the Lao Airlines website for more information.

Excess Baggage

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

Special Items

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

Lao Airlines on and bringing pets on board.

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

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

Lao Airlines baggage policy and allowance FAQ's

☞ What is Lao Airlines' checked baggage / hold luggage policy?

Lao Airlines' standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:

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

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

☞ Are there fees for baggage on Lao Airlines?

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

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