Are you about to fly to Kuala Lumpur and wonder about the baggage allowance on Malaysia Airlines?
Read on and find up-to-date information on the baggage policy of this renowned Asian carrier.
Malaysia Airlines hand baggage
Passengers travelling with Malaysia Airlines in economy class can carry on board one item of hand baggage weighing up to 5 kg whereas those who travel with infants are permitted to carry 5 kg of cabin baggage in addition to the allowance.
Moreover, the carrier allows you to take on board such personal items as: some reading stuff, an overcoat, an iPad/laptop or a similar piece of electronic equipment, a collapsible baby stroller, a briefcase etc.
Malaysia Airlines baggage allowance
Your destination determines whether it's the weight or piece system that applies to you and consequently what your allowance is.
|weight system||all routes apart from routes from/to the Americas||20 kg/44 lb|
|piece system||from/to the Americas||2 pieces, 107 in/269 cm totally 23 kg each|
In any case, infants travelling on a 10% ticket are entitled to 10 kg and 1 item (a stroller, car seat etc.)
Malaysia Airlines excess baggage
If this generous allowance is not sufficient after all, you'll need to pay a bit more:
|region||fee per kg||fee|
|West Malaysia||MYR 10|
|East Malaysia||MYR 10|
|between East- and West Malaysia||MYR 15|
|international routes (weigh system)||varies, often 1.5% of a one-way fare per kg|
|international routes (piece system)||$25/CAD 25 if the 1. piece exceeds 23 kg|