Ethiopian Airlines Baggage Policy for Excess baggage rate. Learn More.
Ethiopian Airlines Baggage Policy when journey involves Ethiopian Airlines and Partner Airlines except any points to/from North America. Click here.
The applicable charge for baggage weight in excess of the free baggage allowance varies for each sector except for travel to/from the USA/Canada where the piece system shall apply.
For travellers to US and Canada, please visit the following link to see the applicable excess baggage rate for the sector.
For piece system
Economy: up to 2 pieces, each with a maximum weight of 23 kg (50 lbs.) and maximum sum of dimension equal to 158 cm (62 in.) Cloud Nine: up to 2 pieces, each with a maximum weight of 32 kg (70 lbs.) and a maximum sum of dimension equal to 158 cm (62 in.) or 3 pieces 23 kg each. For more detail please click here :
For weight system
Economy: up to 40KG From/To DOH/MCT/KWI/BAH, Up to 46KG From KWI to KRT and for domestic flight 20KG. Cloud Nine/Business class: Always Piece system applies with 3 PC-23KG except for domestic flights where 30KG applies
- These excess baggage rates are only applicable on ET operated flights
-These excess baggage rates shall be applicable per sector(e.g. for the itinerary LHR-X/ADD-ZNZ, the EXB charge shall be assessed for LHR-ZNZ)
-The excess baggage charge for sporting eqipment can be collected in local currency of the departure station.
-Provided that the below three criterias are fullfilled, any sporting equipment shall be transported for free on Ethiopian flights.
1)The passenger is carrying only 1 checked-in baggage, making the sporting equipment the 2nd PC
2)The weight of the sporting equipment is less than or equal to 32 kgs even if it is the 2nd PC.
3)The total dimension of the sporting equipment is less than or equal to 158cms or 62 inches
-for domestic route prior arrangment with station is required
-All other rules and regulations concerning sporting eqiuopmnet shall be governed by Ethiopian baggage handling and excess baggage handling policies and procedures.
|No||Type of sporting equipment||SSR||Description||SUB CODE||For international route Rate up to 32 KG||For domestic within Ethiopia route in ETB|
|1||Scuba, Angling or Diving Equipment||SPEQ||A diving mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, BCD-jacket, regulator, an empty tank bottle, a lamp (switched off, energy source separately packed, removed battery protected against short circuit)||0H0||USD80/CAD100-CAD200||80|
|2||Horse Riding equipment||SPEQ||A saddle, a set of horse harness, a horse whip, a pair of riding boots, a bareback pad, 1 set of polo sticks||0O8||USD80/CAD100-CAD200||80|
|3||Inline-skates||SPEQ||A pair of inline skates, a set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), a helmet||0O5||USD80/CAD100-CAD200||80|
|4||Bowling Equipent||SPEQ||A bowling bag, a bowling ball, a pair of shoes||0KM||USD80/CAD100-CAD200||80|
|5||Hockey equipment||SPEQ||A hockey bag, hockey sticks, a pair of ice skates, a set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), a helmet||0KO||USD80/CAD100-CAD200||80|
|6||Tennis-/ Squash-/ Badminton-Equipment||SPEQ||A set of rackets and balls packed in a bag||0OY||USD80/CAD100-CAD200||80|
|7||Snow skiing Equipment||SPEQ||A pair of ski, a pair of poles, a pair of boots, a helmet||0HT||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|8||Golfing Equipment||SPEQ||A golf bag containing one set of golf clubs, golf balls and tees, a pair of golf shoes||0HR||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|9||Bicycle-Bike||BIKE||A regular bike (no motor / no e-bike) or a special children's trolley to use with a bike or a one-wheel bike||0FQ||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|10||Kite surfboard||SPEQ||A kite, a board||0KT||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|11||Archery equipment||SPEQ||A set of bow and arrow packed in a durable protective container||0OG||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|12||Parachuting/Paragliding equipment||SPEQ||A set of Parachute Equipment packed in a container||0OM||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|13||Sporting/Hunting Weapns plus Amunations||SPEQ||Sporting/Hunting guns, pistols, rifles plus ammunition (according to IATA DGR Regulations and if packed in a separate bag)||0HX||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|14||Javelins||SPEQ||A set of javelin equipment packed in a container||0PH||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|15||Fishing equipment||SPEQ||A tackle box or a haversack or an angler's basket, a rod, a bag or a box||0HV||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|16||Skate board||SPEQ||A board, a set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), a helmet||0OS||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|17||Alpinist equipment/Haiking/walking||SPEQ||A backpack, an ice pick, a pair of climbing iron, 1 pair of poles||0O1||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|18||Fencing Equipment||SPEQ||1 bag including helmet, fencing uniform and fencing sword||05R||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|19||Waveboard||SPEQ||A board, a set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), a helmet||0OB||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|20||Wake board||SPEQ||A wake board||0N8||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|21||Waterski Equipment||SPEQ||A pair of water ski or a slalom water ski||0NV||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|22||Snow board||SPEQ||A snowboard, a pair of boots, a helmet||07T||USD100/CAD125-CAD225||80|
|23||Surf boarding Equipment||SPEQ||A board (up to 3m)||0GG||USD200/CAD250-CAD350||80|
|24||Wind surfer,Ski BOB||SPEQ||A board, a sail, a boom, a mast, a gear bag||0GQ||USD200/CAD250-CAD350||80|
|25||Hang Gliding Equipment||SPEQ||A set of hang gliding equipment packed in a container||0OP||USD200/CAD250-CAD350||80|
|26||Canoe, Kayak||SPEQ||A canoe or a kayak (no motor attached); 1 set of paddles||0PB||USD200/CAD250-CAD350||80|
|27||Vaulting Poles||SPEQ||A set of vaulting poles packed in a container||0PK||USD200/CAD250-CAD350||80|
|28||Boogie board/Body board||SPEQ||A board||0NF||USD200/CAD250-CAD350||80|
|29||Long board||SPEQ||A board (exceeding 2m)||0OV||USD200/CAD250-CAD350||80|
|30||Rubber dinghy/boat||SPEQ||A rubber dinghy (no motor attached); 1 set of paddles||0PE||USD200/CAD250-CAD350||80|
Surf board with total dimension of less than or equal to 300cm (118 Inches) can be taken as part of the free checked-in baggage only on ET operated flights. This rule is applicable only on wide body aircrafts, and shall not be applicable on B737 aircrafts due to dimension restriction.
Any sporting equipment with total dimensions exceeding 300cm (118 inches) cannot be transported as checked baggage and must be sent as cargo or freight.
|Between||And||Flat TV Size||Fee within Free Baggage allowance (FBA)||Fee ( Excess above FBA + TV Handling Fee)|
|USA/Canada||ALL ET online||Less than 42”||Free||USD225|
|42'' - 55''||USD200||USD 425|
|Oslo||ALL ET online||42”-55”||USD150||USD 390|
|Bangkok||ALL ET online||42'' - 55''||USD150||USD 400|
|Asia except Bangkok||ALL ET online||42'' - 55''||USD100||USD 350|
|56”-65”||USD 160||USD 510|
|London/Manchester||ALL ET online||42'' - 55''||GBP 100||GBP 280|
|56”-65”||GBP 150||GBP 400|
|Dubai||ALL ET online||42'' - 55''||USD 100||USD 300|
|56”-65”||USD 250||USD 550|
|Europe except London/Manchester/Oslo/Istanbul||ALL ET online||42'' - 55''||USD 100||USD 340|
|56”-65”||USD 100||USD 425|
|China||ALL ET online||42'' - 55''||USD 100||USD 491|
|56”-65”||USD 100||USD 644|
|Sao paulo/Buenos Aires||ALL ET online||42'' - 55''||USD 80||USD 280|
|56”-65”||USD 80||USD 340|
|Doha||ALL ET online||42'' - 55''||USD 80||USD 494|
|56”-65”||USD 80||USD 656|
|Kuwait/Muscat/Bahrain||ALL ET online||42'' - 55''||USD 80||USD 471|
|56”-65”||USD 80||USD 624|
|Jeddah/Riyadh||ALL ET online||42'' - 55''||USD 80||USD 230|
|56”-65”||USD 80||USD 300|
|Dammam/Madinah/Telaviv/Istanbul/Beirut||ALL ET online||42”-55”||USD 80||USD 260|
|56”-65”||USD 80||USD 330|
|Within Africa ||42”-55”||USD 80||USD 280|
|56”-65”||USD 80||USD 330|
|Domestic Flight||42”-55”||ETB 500||ETB 1650|
|56”-65”||ETB 500||ETB 2100|
NoteFlat TV with 66" and above is not accepted as accompanied baggage and may be carried as Cargo per cargo procedure & Rate
Valid on/after 6-MAY-21
Guide dogs for the blind and deaf that passenger depends on are transported free of charge on all Ethiopian flights and may also travel inside the cabin. Please remember to notify Ethiopian of regarding the guide dog ahead of time.
Additional applicable charge should be collected for interline carriage for both non code share and code share flights.For more information click here