Are you planning to fly with Rwandair? Find solutions you need to know about Rwandair baggage allowance, fees and charges and restrictions.
Rwandair 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 Rwandair 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 Rwandair overhead compartment space or under-seat space available at the time of boarding.
Baggage must meet carry-on size limits of Rwandair.
Due to limited overhead space, Rwandair passengers travelling on flights with 50 seats or less are only permitted to carry one personal item on board the Rwandair aircraft.
Limits apply to certain routes. Visit the Rwandair website for more information.
CARRY-ON WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS:
No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.
However, this varies across airports. Visit the Rwandair website for more information.
When travelling with Rwandair, the most common fees for passengers travelling in a domestic, Rwandair may charge some of the extra fees for extra baggage the information given on Rwandair official site https://rwandair.com/.
This may vary between routes. Visit the Rwandair website for more information.
When travelling with Rwandair, separate excess baggage fees are applied for each limitation you exceed size, weight and quantity. Generally, this varies between geographic regions. Please visit the Rwandair website for more information and exact fees.
Rwandair permit a wide range of sporting equipment and special baggage on Rwandair flights. Due to the size of the baggage, some of the items may be counted as standard checked bags. However, Rwandair will be considered overweight or oversized items. As such, charges and certain restrictions will apply by Rwandair. Please visit the Rwandair website directly.
Rwandair on and bringing pets on board.
Dogs, cats and household birds (birds are only allowed on domestic Rwanda flights) can be carried on-board for $125 one way to/ from most destinations. The fee is $200 for travel outside the Rwanda.
The pets must fit within a carrier box that, in turn, fits under the seat in front. The carrier counts as one piece of Rwandair carry-on luggage.
☞ What is Rwandair' checked baggage / hold luggage policy?
Rwandair' standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:
2 bags standard, up to 10 bags maximum (up to 4 bags on Rwandair 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 Rwandair 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 Rwandair are charged in addition to any standard, excess or oversized baggage fees. Bags weighing more than 99lbs are not accepted as checked luggage on Rwandair.
Oversized baggage fees Most bags with a sum of weight, length, and height of larger than 62 inches will be considered oversized. Rwandair oversized baggage fees are charged in addition to any standard, excess, or overweight fee.
☞ Are there fees for baggage on Rwandair?
Yes, fees might apply. They are determined by the type of fare you purchased, your destination, if you are an active Rwanda military personnel and/or dependent, if you have status with Rwandair' frequent flyer program, status with an affiliated carrier, or if you have a Rwandair sponsored credit/charge card.