Checked baggage


When flying with flydubai you can choose whether you want to carry checked baggage or not depending on the fare type you select. You can also pre-buy additional baggage allowance if you want to carry more baggage.

Economy Class

In Economy Class, the baggage allowance is included in some fare types. If your fare includes checked baggage allowance but you want to take extra luggage, you might be able to pre-pay to check in 30kg or 40 kg, provided there’s enough space on the flight.

Maximum number of itemsMaximum weightMaximum size
up to 3 (pre-paid)20, 30 or 40 kg75 x 55 x 35cm
Economy Class
Maximum number of itemsup to 3 (pre-paid)
Maximum weight20, 30 or 40 kg
Maximum size75 x 55 x 35cm

Business Class

In Business Class checked baggage allowance is included in the fare and passengers can check in up to 3 pieces of baggage with a combined weight of 40 kg. Any further bag will be charged at the excess baggage rate and will be carried subject to space available on the flight.

Maximum number of itemsMaximum weightMaximum size
up to 340 kg75 x 55 x 35cm
Business Class
Maximum number of itemsup to 3
Maximum weight40 kg
Maximum size75 x 55 x 35cm

You can check in up to 3 pieces of baggage, as long as their combined weight doesn’t exceed the baggage allowance in your booking confirmation. Each piece of baggage has to weigh less than 32 kg and shouldn't exceed the maximum size.

Checked baggage guidelines

  • Checked baggage must have at least one flat surface and contain no loose straps.
  • Checked baggage must be sufficiently robust, well packed and secured to sustain normal rigours of air travel without getting damaged.
  • Checked baggage items must not be attached together
  • Irregular-shaped checked baggage without a flat surface must be placed inside a box with a maximum dimension of height 75 x width 55 x depth 35 cm. 
  • A tag, or a secure sticker, containing the passenger’s name, full address and a telephone number must be added to and inside each item of checked baggage.
  • You must not include any valuable items (including, for example, money, jewellery, precious metals) or valuable documents (including, for example, business documents, passports and other identification documents, negotiable papers, securities deeds) in your checked baggage.

View checked baggage allowance and rules (English)

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Forbidden items

For safety reasons we don't allow some items to be packed in your checked baggage. Please read more about forbidden items in checked baggage.

Travelling with smart bags

You can carry a smart bag as both checked and hand baggage, provided you meet all requirements outlined by flydubai. Please read our restrictions for smart bags for more information.

Passengers travelling with infants

If you are travelling with an infant and baggage is included in your flight fare, you can carry 10kg checked baggage and 5kg hand baggage. The hand baggage must be smaller than 55 cm x 38 cm x 20 cm, so you can store it in the overhead locker or under the seat in front of you.

FAQs

What happens if I arrive to the airport with more than 3 pieces of checked baggage?

Provided there's space in the hold for your luggage, extra pieces of baggage will be charged at a per kilo weight, even if the total weight for all pieces is less than the allowance you purchased. You can find excess baggage rates on our Airport baggage rates page.

What happens if I arrive at the airport and have not already bought a baggage allowance?

If you haven't bought a checked baggage allowance, you'll be charged a per kilo rate provided there's space in the hold for your bags. You can find excess baggage rates on our Airport baggage rates page.

How do I buy allowance for my flight?

You can buy a baggage allowance through: Manage your booking, the flydubai Customer Centre or one of our Travel shops.

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