Learn about the Turkish Airlines Baggage Policy with HolidayGlobes

Turkish Airlines is the country's official airline. In terms of passenger destinations, it was the largest mainline airline as of August 2019 and often flew to 315 places throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. The airline offers more non-stop destinations from a singular airport and flies to 126 countries, which is more than any other airline. The airline's cargo segment now offers services to 82 destinations with a fleet of 24 cargo planes.

Before making reservations with this amazing airline, you must be aware of the baggage allowance policy as this can help you make the most out of your trip and you can bring your desired luggage without facing any trouble regarding the baggage restrictions and baggage fee. This article from HolidayGlobes will help you get informed about it thoroughly. Moreover, if you have doubts or queries regarding the same then you can contact us whenever you want since our customer service team is available to help you 24x7.

What does the Turkish Baggage Allowance say?

Turkish Airlines Baggage policy for checked bags states that:

  • No single piece of luggage may weigh more than 70 lb/32 kg or measure more than 158 cm/62 linear inches (L + W + H) in length.
  • Turkish Airlines allows 22 lb (10 kg) of infant baggage on flights when the weight system is in effect.
  • On flights where the piece system is in effect, 50 lb/23 kg.
  • One folding stroller with a maximum height of 115 cm as checked baggage (all flights).
  • Children are permitted to bring the same amount of luggage as adults.
  • All flights within Turkey are subject to the weight system.
  • The following international routes are subject to the piece baggage policy, with the exception of arrivals and departures to Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus:

The United States Canada New York City Latin America Cuba \so Colombia Venezuela Liberia Sierra Senegal, Seychelles, or Sudan Panama Nigeria Niger Mauritius \so Mauritania Madagascar, Mali Japan Guinea or Ivory Coast Ghana Gambia Cameroon, Chad, and Gabon In Burkina Faso Argentina Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola

  • In accordance with the applicable baggage fees, you may order up to 10 pieces of checked baggage online, with a 506 lb/230 kg per passenger maximum.

Turkish Airlines Carry-On Allowance

Your carry-on/cabin baggage allowance is determined by your class of travel, in accordance with Turkish Airlines' baggage policy. The table below outlines your free carry-on baggage allowance for a maximum of one item. In addition, you are permitted to transport one personal item weighing up to 4 kilograms.

Weight and Size Limitations

Dimensions typical: 21.6 x 15.7 x 9 inches (55 x 40 x 23 cm). Each item can weigh up to 17.6 pounds (8 kg).

Infant Carry-On Lap Rule

Infants are allowed one carry-on item that weighs no more than 17.6 pounds (8 kg).

In the cabin, strollers are not permitted.

Gate Check Policy for Strollers

At the check-in counter or the gate, a folding stroller can be transported without charge as checked luggage.

The permitted amount for carry-on luggage is as follows:

On Economy prices, one cabin bag that is no more than 17.6 lbs (8 kg) and 55 x 40 x 23 cm.

2 cabin baggage on the Business fare (each not to exceed 17.6lb/8kg and measuring no larger than 55 x 40 x 23 cm).

One cabin bag (55 x 40 x 23 cm, not to exceed 17.6 lb/8 kg, for infants between 0 and 2 years old).

For Domestic Travel on Turkish Airlines

66 pounds for business class (30 kg)

Business Class:

EcoFly: 33 lbs (15 kg)

AdditionalFly: 44 lbs (20 kg)

55 pounds for PrimeFly (25 kg)

Maximum free checked baggage allowances for adults and children are two bags with a maximum linear size of 62 inches (158 cm).

Enterprise Class: 70 lbs (32 kg)

50 pounds for economy class (23 kg)

One luggage (50 pounds/23 kg) with a maximum linear size of 45 inches (115 cm) and one stroller or pushchair are required for each infant passenger.

Waivers and Exclusions Frequent Flyers

Members of Miles&Smiles:

Classic Plus: 22 more pounds (10 kg)

Elite Extra: an additional 44 lbs (20 kg) or one additional piece (for piece concept routes)

Elite Plus: an additional 55 lbs (25 kg) or one additional piece (for piece concept routes)

Extra luggage

Excess baggage fees per kilogram for flights to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus are as follows:

Educators: $0.35 (5 TRY)

Turkish Peacekeeping Forces military personnel: $0.70 (10 TRY)

Baggage must be purchased at a Turkish Airlines sales office in order to qualify for these discounts.

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