Malaysia Airlines Baggage Information

Here is an overview Malaysia Airlines Baggage Information.

Checked Baggage:

Quantity of a passenger checked baggage allowance depends according to route, class of travel, terms and conditions of the ticket, and Enrich tier status. Not a single piece of baggage is allowed to exceed 32kg or 70 pounds if there’s any single baggage exceeding 32 kg won’t be accepted in any check counters at any station. Any other musical instrument or sports equipment should be sent as cargo.

Passenger should pack the baggage in such way so the baggage can handle any ordinary handling. For any special baggage a reservation should be made in advance otherwise Malaysian Airline may refuse to accept the liability.

Carry-On Baggage:

Passengers are allowed to carry an amount of unchecked bag free of charge in cabin with the limitation of weight, number and dimensions.

  • Economy class passengers may have one carry-on baggage within 7 kg.
  • Business and first class passengers may have two carry-on baggage within 7 kg each.


Other personal hand baggage may also allow as carry-on baggage such as:

  • A briefcase.
  • An overcoat, wrap or blanket.
  • A handbag, pocket book or purse.
  • An infant carrycot.
  • Reading material for the flight.
  • Electronic equipment .
  • Food for infants and children for in-flight consumption.

Carry-on baggage size should be fitted to keep on overhead compartment, underneath the sit or in front passenger.

Free Baggage Allowance

The free checked baggage allowance is determined by weight:



Maximum Dimension (length + width + height)

First Class 50 kg (110 lbs)

158 cm (62 inch)

Business Class 40 kg (88 lbs)

158 cm (62 inch)

Economy Class 30 kg (66 lbs)

158 cm (62 inch)

Excess Baggage Charges

If the weight of checked baggage limit exceeds then an additional charge have will be required to pay. Excess baggage charge will depend on the basis of routes.  A passenger can purchase prepaid excess baggage at 20% cheaper than the excess baggage rate at the airport.



Zone 1 (Malaysia (Peninsular, Sabah & Sarawak), Indonesia – Medan (KNO), Singapore, Vietnam.)

Zone 2 (Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia – Jakarta, Surabaya & Denpasar, Myanmar, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand)

Zone 3 (Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka.)

Zone 4 (Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea)

Zone 5 (New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom)


32 USD

52 USD

96 USD

160 USD

220 USD

10 kg

64 USD

104 USD

192 USD

320 USD

440 USD

15 kg

96 USD

156 USD

288 USD

480 USD

660 USD

20 kg

128 USD

208 USD

384 USD

640 USD

880 USD

25 kg

160 USD

260 USD

480 USD

800 USD

1100 USD

30 kg

192 USD

312 USD

576 USD

940 USD

1320 USD

Passenger may manage booking via My Booking option, and through Malaysia Airlines call center up to 72 hours before flight departure, at the above rates.

Excess Baggage Charges at the Airport – per kg
From/to Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5
Zone 1 8 USD 13 USD 24 USD 40 USD 55 USD
Zone 2 13 USD 26 USD 37 USD 53 USD 68 USD
Zone 3 24 USD 37 USD 48 USD 64 USD 79 USD
Zone 4 40 USD 53 USD 64 USD 80 USD 95 USD
Zone 5 55 USD 68 USD 79 USD 95 USD 110 USD


For any missing or damaged bags passenger can report to Malaysia Airlines representative in person as soon as possible or before leaving the airport if possible. The stuffs will examine the situation and will resolve the claim on the spot.

MALAYSIA AIRLINES baggage Lost and Found hotline numbers:

(For Buying or Booking Air Tickets call us+8801978569293, 94, 95 )

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