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Baggage Allowances and Rules
Baggage rulesEconomy ClassBusiness ClassFirst Class
Carry-on Baggage AllowanceOne piece: Either a handbag or laptop bag, that may not exceed 55 x 38 x 20 cm (22 x 15 x 8 inches)length of 55, height of 38, width of 20 centimeters (length of 22, height of 15, width of 8 inches) and must weigh no more than 7 kilograms (15 pounds).Two pieces: One briefcase plus either one handbag or one garment bag. The briefcase may not exceed 45 x 35 x 20 cm (18 x 14 x 8 inches)length of 45, height of 35, width of 20 centimeters (length of 18, height of 14, width of 8 inches); the handbag may not exceed 55 x 38 x 20 cm (22 x 15 x 8 inches)length of 55, height of 38, width of 20 centimeters (length of 22, height of 15, width of 8 inches); the garment bag can be no more than 20 cmcentimeters (8 inches) thick when folded. The weight of each piece must not exceed 7 kilograms (15 pounds).Two pieces: One briefcase plus either one handbag or one garment bag. The briefcase may not exceed 45 x 35 x 20 cm (18 x 14 x 8 inches)length of 45, height of 35, width of 20 centimeters (length of 18, height of 14, width of 8 inches); the handbag may not exceed 55 x 38 x 20 cm (22 x 15 x 8 inches)length of 55, height of 38, width of 20 centimeters (length of 22, height of 15, width of 8 inches); the garment bag can be no more than 20 cmcentimeters (8 inches) thick when folded. The weight of each piece must not exceed 7 kilograms (15 pounds).
Carry-on Baggage AllowancesThe following list applies to Economy, Business, and First Class
First Checked BagNo ChargeNo ChargeNo Charge
Second Checked Bag between USA/Canada and Europe (after 4 Feb 2019)Economy Flex and Economy Flex Plus: No Charge. 
Economy Special and Economy Saver:
Purchase online / Contact Centre = US$100 
Purchase at airport = US$200
(plus applicable taxes)

No ChargeNo Charge
Second Checked Bag between USA/Canada and rest of network (after 4 Feb 2019)Economy Saver, Economy Flex and Economy Flex Plus: No Charge.
Economy Special*
Purchase online / Contact Centre = US$100 
Purchase at airport = US$200
(plus applicable taxes)
No ChargeNo Charge
Allowable DimensionsTotal dimensions (length + width + height) of each piece must not exceed 150 cmcentimeters (59 inches).
For customers with two pieces of luggage, the total combined dimensions of both pieces should not exceed 300 cmcentimeters (118 inches).
Total dimensions (length + width + height) of each piece must not exceed 150 cmcentimeters (59 inches).
For customers with two pieces of luggage, the total combined dimensions of both pieces should not exceed 300 cmcentimeters (118 inches).
Total dimensions (length + width + height) of each piece must not exceed 150 cmcentimeters (59 inches).
For customers with two pieces of luggage, the total combined dimensions of both pieces should not exceed 300 cmcentimeters (118 inches).
Maximum Weight Per BagUp to 23 kilograms (50 pounds) eachUp to 32 kilograms (70 pounds) eachUp to 32 kilograms (70 pounds) each
Excess Baggage Fees (purchased before 4 February 2019)Purchase online = US$160
Purchase at airport = US$200
(plus applicable taxes)


Purchase online = US$160
Purchase at airport = US$200
(plus applicable taxes)
Purchase online = US$160
Purchase at airport = US$200
(plus applicable taxes)
Excess Baggage Fees (purchased on/after 4 February 2019)First chargeable bag:
Purchase online / Contact Centre = US$100
Purchase at airport = US$200
(plus applicable taxes)



Subsequent chargeable bags:
Purchase online = US$160;
Purchase at airport / Contact Centre = US$200
(plus applicable taxes)
Purchase online = US$160
Purchase at airport = US$200
(plus applicable taxes)
Purchase online = US$160
Purchase at airport = US$200
(plus applicable taxes)
Checked Baggage FAQsThe following list applies to Economy, Business, and First Class
Child and Infant Fares
Fare typesEconomy ClassBusiness ClassFirst Class
Child Discount Fares (Unaccompanied children 2–11 years old)Not ApplicableNot ApplicableNot Applicable
Child Discount Fares (Accompanied children 2–11 years old)25% of the applicable adult fare25% of the applicable adult fareNot Applicable
Infant Discount Fares (0–2 years old without a seat)90% of the applicable adult fare90% of the applicable adult fare90% of the applicable adult fare
Seat Selection

Seat selection fees range from US$15 to US$205 per passenger per sector.

Seat selection fees apply to:

  • Regular, Preferred, Twin or Extra Legroom seats on Economy Class Special and Economy Class Saver fares (all tickets in booking classes X, V, T, L, Q and N).
  • Preferred, Twin or Extra Legroom seats on Economy Class Flex fares (all tickets in booking classes K, U, B, M, W).
  • Preferred seats on A380 Upper deck only, Twin and Extra Legroom seats on Economy Class Flex plus fares (all tickets in booking classes R, E, Y).

Seat selection is free after online check-in opens, with the exception of extra legroom seats.

More information can be found on the seat selection page.

Seat typeSpecial and SaverFlexFlex Plus
RegularUS$15–US$35US$15–US$35Free
Preferred Seats (except on A380 Upper Deck)US$25–US$80US$25–US$80Free
Preferred Seat (on A380 Upper Deck)US$25–US$80US$25–US$80US$25–US$80
TwinUS$35–US$135US$35–US$135US$35–US$135
Extra LegroomUS$55–US$205US$55–US$205US$55–US$205
Beverage
Economy ClassBusiness ClassFirst Class
Economy Class customers may enjoy a range of complimentary drinks in flight, including wines and cocktails. You can purchase champagne for a fee of US$15 per bottle (200 ml).
Please visit hereeconomy class dining page for more information.
Business Class customers enjoy multiple courses and complimentary champagne and vintage wines, along with other cocktails and beverages.
Visit herebusiness class dining page for more information.
First Class customers enjoy a complete range of complimentary drinks, including cocktails, champagne, and vintage wines, except on flights to Saudi Arabia. First Class passengers may order multicourse meals and snacks from an extensive menu at any time, with just a call to the crew.
Stylish sundries include hot toast and cappuccino in the morning and Emirates’ range of premium specialty teas.
For more information, visit herefirst class dining page.
Skywards
Transferred MilesPurchase Miles
Skywards Miles can be transferred to another Emirates Skywards account at a cost of US$25 per 1,000 Miles. Miles can only be transferred if the receiving account has at least one earning activity.A minimum of 2,000 and a maximum of 25,000 Skywards Miles can be purchased every year, priced at US$40 per 1,000 Miles. The limit for purchasing Miles is 25,000 per calendar year.
Flights Rewards
Date ChangesRefunds before travelAll other changes (within program rules)
Flex Plus: Free
Flex: Free
Saver: US$25 * per change, per person (fee waived for infants). Wi-Fi in the Sky services may not be available over a number of countries, including China and India. Our service provider is working with regulatory authorities to extend coverage. You can get 10MB of data for free or buy 500MB for just US$1 on all equipped aircraft.
Flex Plus: Free
Flex: US$50 * only within ticket and Miles validity (fee waived for infants). Wi-Fi in the Sky services may not be available over a number of countries, including China and India. Our service provider is working with regulatory authorities to extend coverage. You can get 10MB of data for free or buy 500MB for just US$1 on all equipped aircraft.
Saver: US$75 * only within ticket and Miles validity (fee waived for infants). Wi-Fi in the Sky services may not be available over a number of countries, including China and India. Our service provider is working with regulatory authorities to extend coverage. You can get 10MB of data for free or buy 500MB for just US$1 on all equipped aircraft.
Flex Plus: Free
Flex: Free
Saver: US$25 * per change, per person (fee waived for infants)
Airline Partner Flight Rewards
Date ChangesRefunds before travelAll other changes (within program rules)
US$25* per change, per person. Wi-Fi in the Sky services may not be available over a number of countries, including China and India. Our service provider is working with regulatory authorities to extend coverage. You can get 10MB of data for free or buy 500MB for just US$1 on all equipped aircraft.US$75* only within ticket and Miles validity (fee waived for infants). Wi-Fi in the Sky services may not be available over a number of countries, including China and India. Our service provider is working with regulatory authorities to extend coverage. You can get 10MB of data for free or buy 500MB for just US$1 on all equipped aircraft.US$25*. Wi-Fi in the Sky services may not be available over a number of countries, including China and India. Our service provider is working with regulatory authorities to extend coverage. You can get 10MB of data for free or buy 500MB for just US$1 on all equipped aircraft.
Wi-Fi and Entertainment
Inflight Wi-FiICE OnDemandIn-Seat Satellite TelephoneHeadset
* Wi-Fi in the Sky services may not be available over a number of countries, including China and India. Our service provider is working with regulatory authorities to extend coverage. You can get 10MB of data for free or buy 500MB for just US$1 on all equipped aircraft. Complimentary in all cabins. For more information, visit herein-flight entertainment page.Complimentary in all cabins. For more information, visit herein-flight entertainment page.Complimentary in all cabins. For more information, visit herein-flight entertainment page.
Assistance Animals
Acceptance Grid SectorPet in Cabin (PETC)Maximum PETC PermittedAs Live Animal in Hold (AVIH)
Dubai/Canada/DubaiSeeing Eye/Guide DogsOneAll Service Animals
Dubai/US/DubaiSeeing Eye/Guide DogsNo restrictionsAll Service Animals
Dubai/EUNot allowedNot allowedAll Service Animals
EU/DubaiSeeing Eye/Guide DogsOneAll Service Animals
Between EU/US (e.g. MXP/JFK/MXP)All Service DogsNo restrictionsAll Service Animals
All other Emirates sectorsNot allowedNot allowedAll Service Animals
marhaba Lounge Packages in Dubai
Package ServiceArrivals/DeparturesPackage InclusionRate (per paxpassenger)Additional (per paxpassenger)
Silver Meet & Greet ServiceT3
  • Fast-track clearance through arrival formalities
  • Full escort
  • Luggage trolleys
  • Buggy car transfer priority throughout the terminal
  • Complimentary porterage services
  • Visa delivery at an additional charge
US$43.56
160 AED
(No information)
Family Meet & Greet ServiceT3
  • Fast-track clearance through arrival formalities
  • Full escort
  • Luggage trolleys
  • Buggy car transfer priority through the airport terminal
  • Complimentary porterage services
  • Visa delivery at an additional charge
  • Provision of baby stroller
US$95.92
350 AED (up to 4 paxpassenger)
US$27.23
100 AED
marhaba Lounge (This option is applicable if “Family Meet and Assist” service is booked)T3Relax in comfort and enjoy true Arabian hospitality at the marhaba Lounge, no matter which airline or class you’re flying. Located at the east end of Level 4 on the north side of the concourse, close to gate 230.
  • State-of-the-art PCs
  • Free Internet access
  • Free phone and fax services to local numbers
  • Laptop ports
  • Food court
  • Buggy cars are on call to take marhaba Lounge visitors directly to their departure gates (on request and in the areas where access is permitted by Civil Aviation Authorities).
US$27.23
100 AED
(No information)
Bronze Meet & Greet ServiceT3
  • Fast-track clearance through arrival formalities
  • Visa delivery at an additional charge
  • Luggage trolleys (upon request)
  • Buggy car transfer priority through the airport terminal (if required) (not available in Terminal 2)
US$27.23
100 AED
(No information)
Passenger Transfer Service (from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1/2/3)T3
  • Full escort on arrival
  • Assistance through Transfer Desk formalities
US$47.65
175 AED (first paxpassenger)
US$42.20
155 AED (2nd paxpassenger onwards)
Passenger Transfer Service with Ticket Handover (from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1/2/3T3
  • Full escort on arrival and ticket handover
  • Assistance through Transfer Desk formalities without baggage transfers
  • Coach services arranged for transfers between terminals
US$43.56
160 AED (first paxpassenger)
US$34.03
125 AED (2nd paxpassenger onwards)
marhaba LoungeT3Relax in comfort and enjoy true Arabian hospitality at the marhaba Lounge, no matter which airline or class you’re flying. Located at the east end of Level 4 on the north side of the concourse, close to gate 230.
  • State-of-the-art PCs
  • Free Internet access
  • Free phone and fax services to local numbers
  • Laptop ports
  • Food court
  • Buggy cars are on call to take marhaba Lounge visitors directly to their departure gates.
US$47.65
175 AED (per adult)
US$27.23
100 AED (per child)
Gold Meet & Greet ServiceT3
  • Full escort on arrival
  • Assistance through Transfer Desk formalities
US$88.48
325 AED (up to 4 paxpassenger)
US$20.42
75 AED
Family transfer service from T3 to T2T3
  • Full escort on arrival
  • Assistance through Transfer Desk formalities
US$88.48
325 AED (up to 4 paxpassenger)
US$20.42
75 AED
Family transfer service from T3 to T3T3
  • Full escort on arrival
  • Assistance through Transfer Desk formalities
US$88.48
325 AED (up to 4 paxpassenger)
US$20.42
75 AED
Meet & Greet with Visa CancellationT3
  • Guidance through airport clearance and related departure formalities
  • Assistance at check-in and escort through immigration formalities
  • Obtaining cancellation documents from the airport immigration counter
  • Escort through airport security
  • Immediate return of cancellation documents to your company representative at the departures area
(No information)(No information)
Local prepaid mobile sim card package(No information)(No information)US$13.34
49 AED
(No information)
Porterage Services(No information)(No information)US$6.81
25 AED
(No information)
Flower Bouquet(No information)(No information)US$32.67
120 AED
(No information)
Chauffer Service(No information)(No information)(No information)(No information)
Wheelchair (This service is available only with Gold, Silver, or Family service)(No information)(No information)0(No information)
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