Emirates increases free baggage allowance

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Starting today (15 April), all Emirates customers travelling in any of the airline’s three cabin classes on outbound African flights will benefit from the increase in free baggage allowance based on the piece concept (individual piece of luggage).

Economy class customers will get a new baggage allowance of two bags weighing up to 23 kilograms each, taking the current weight allowance from 30 kilograms to 46 kilograms.

Business class increases to two bags of 32 kilograms each, taking the current 40 kilograms to 64 kilograms.

First class customers will get a baggage allowance of two bags weighing up to 32 kilograms each, up from the current 50 kilograms to 64 kilograms. In addition, infants will be entitled to one piece of luggage up to 23 kilograms.
The baggage allowance will be applicable for all return Emirates flights commencing from Algeria, Angola, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Mauritius, Nigeria, Senegal, Seychelles, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Irrespective of the point of sale, the piece concept will apply for the entire journey.