Weight and Piece Concepts

In line with international regulations, Emirates offers free baggage allowances based on either the weight or the piece concept, depending on the route.

Weight concept:

If your itinerary includes flights operated by other airlines, different baggage rules may apply for these flights—learn more.

The standard free baggage allowance for all Emirates destinations except North, Central, and South America, as per the weight concept, is 50 kg for First Class and 40 kg for Business Class. For Economy Class passengers, baggage allowance depends on the type of fare purchased. Special Economy fares get 20 kg, Special Saver and Flex fares get 30 kg, and Flex Plus fares get 35 kg. Different Economy Class baggage allowances apply if your ticket was issued before June 20, 2016. Please use our baggage calculator to check your allowance.