As per directive from Airport of Thailand, one checked baggage maximum weight is 32 kilograms. If baggage weight exceeds 32 kilograms per one piece, the baggage must be re-packed. Bangkok Airways accepts sports equipment as checked baggage as part of your standard baggage allowance .
Bangkok Air is not a budget airline and will not weigh your hand luggage unless it is obviously too big / heavy. If you are sneaking a heavier bag on board then please think of others and make sure you can stow it under the seat in front of you and not in the overhead bin.
After sifting through dozens of airline baggage allowance policies, the common consensus is roughly 15 lbs. (7 kg). This is on the lower end because some airlines permit added weight, but it’s also on the safe end.
Three pieces of baggage If your flight ticket is marked with the code “1 PC”, you may take one piece of baggage weighing a maximum of 23 kg. If your flight ticket is marked with the code “2 PC”, you may take two pieces of baggage , each weighing a maximum of 23 kg.
It is the maximum which can be carried free of charge, and it varies according to the class, origin and destination. If your ticket indicates ” Baggage Allowance : 0PC” (zero pieces) it means that your fare does not include free baggage transport in the hold.
*All airlines have checked luggage fee structures for oversize and overweight baggage and these fees are charged in addition to the initial fee for checking the bag. For most airlines, bags over 50 pounds (23 Kgs) are subject to additional fees which start around $50.
American baggage fees
|Baggage category||Fee||Max Weight|
|First checked bag||$30||50lbs|
|Second checked bag||$40||50lbs|
|Third checked bag||$150||50lbs|
|Fourth(+) checked bag||$200||50lbs|
On most flights, you ‘re allowed to bring on board one carry-on bag and one personal item (plus other special items).
Bangkok airways meals are included in the price of your ticket, and the airline also offers a wide range of special meal options for passengers. During the coronavirus pandemic, food and beverage will be individually sealed, packed and served in a meal box.
On aircraft, there are two types of baggage , which are treated differently: checked baggage and hand/carry-on luggage . For both types , transportation companies have rules on the weight and size. For checked baggage , stored in the aircraft hold, usually the weight is the limiting factor.
The rule of thumb is that your personal item should fit under the seat in front of you. The personal item allowance is not an excuse to bring a second carry on bag . I’ve seen people do this and take up two spots in the overhead bin.
Items over 32kg are not accepted at all. Airlines often operate the “Piece Concept” for flights to and from the USA and Canada. This generally allows passengers 2 pieces of checked baggage, each up to 23kg. Elsewhere in the world the same airlines will operate the “Weight Concept”, e.g., one bag of up to 20kg.
Checked baggage allowances for major airlines: A simple guide
|Airline||Free baggage allowance|
|Air Asia||No free baggage allowance|
|British Airways||2 bags|
|Delta||1 bag free-$30 (depending on route)|
|easyJet||No free allowance|
For Economy passengers with two pieces of luggage , the total combined dimensions (length + breadth + height) of both pieces should not exceed 273cm (107 inches). Also the linear dimension of each piece should not exceed 62 inches. The weight of each bag must not exceed 23 Kgs or 50 pounds.
Qatar Airways . For students traveling from India to US, the carrier is offering students extra baggage allowance of three pieces weighing up to 23kg per piece, according to its website. Whereas from India to European locations such as Amsterdam, Berlin, Moscow, etc. they are allowed 40kg of baggage.