Carry on baggage

Carry on baggage, limits, size, weight
Last update: 22 Nov 2016
Carry on baggage

Baggage type: Carry on

Max allowed size (Height x Length x Width):
55 x 40 x 20cm / 21,5 x 16 x 7,8in

Max total allowed size (Height + Length + Width):
not exceed total 115 cm / 45 in with handles & wheels

Height: 55cm / 21,5 in

Length: 40cm / 16in

Width: 20cm / 7,8in

Max allowed weight: 7kg / 15lb

Number of baggages: 1

Allowance

For international routes, Bussines Class allowance - two bags up to 12kg / 26lb.

Full baggage policy on the official Air Seychelles site »

Checked baggage (Business Class, International routes)

Checked baggage, limits, allowance, flights
Last update: 22 Nov 2016
Checked baggage (Business Class, International routes)

Baggage type: Checked Baggage

Travel class: Business Class

Max allowed weight: 32kg / 70 lb

Number of baggages: 2

Checked baggage (Economy Class, International routes)

checked baggage, allowance, bag weight, restricted items
Last update: 22 Nov 2016
Checked baggage (Economy Class, International routes)

Baggage type: Checked Baggage

Travel class: Economy Class, Economy Classic&Flex

Max allowed weight: 23kg/ 50lbs

Number of baggages: 2

Allowance

Economy Deal&Saver Class passengers allowed ONE baggage up to 23kg / 50lb.

Full baggage policy on the official Air Seychelles site »

Checked baggage (Domestic Flights)

checked baggage, allowance, bag weight, restricted items
Last update: 22 Nov 2016
Checked baggage (Domestic Flights)

Baggage type: Checked Baggage

Travel class: Resident

Max allowed weight: 15kg / 33lbs

Number of baggages: 1

Allowance

For domestic routes (Journey to/from Mahe and Praslin) Non resident allowance - 20kg/44lb per person.

Full baggage policy on the official Air Seychelles site »

Summary

Summary
Last update: 28 Nov 2016

Air Seychelles has a clear baggage policy that is designed with an intention of meeting the needs of its passengers who would love to travel light, with limited resources or who just can’t establish the amount of baggage they would love to travel with until the very last minute. Thus to fit in all these needs their baggage policy is meant to factor in the baggage needs of passengers flying from different places.

Checked Baggage Policy

International Flights 

  • To/ From South Africa and India

Passengers in the Economy Class on these two routes enjoy a baggage allowance of up to 2 pieces each weighing 23kg while those in the Business class are also allowed 2 pieces with each weighing 32kg.

  • To/ From China or UAE or Paris

For these routes, Economy Deal or Economy Saver passengers are allowed one checked baggage of 23kg while their counterparts In the Economic Flex and Economic Classic classes are allowed two checked baggage pieces weighing 23 kg. Those on the Business Class are allowed up to 32kg of checked baggage which should be limited to two pieces.

  • To/From Brazil

In this category, the Economy Class and Business Class passengers enjoy an allowance of up to two pieces of checked baggage weighing 32kg.

Resident Passengers flying from Mahe or Praslin are allowed one piece of checked baggage of up to 15kg while non-resident passengers are allowed one checked baggage piece with a weight of up to 20kg. 

Carry On Luggage

For all international flights, the carry-on luggage for the Economic Class travelers will be limited to one piece of 7kg while for the Business Class passengers; the limits will be two pieces of 12kg. Infants get a special allowance on carry -on baggage as they are allowed up to 23kg for a single bag. 

On the other hand, in the domestic flight's category, the carry-on luggage is limited to one bag with a weight of 7kg. The dimensions of the luggage should be limited to 55 x 40 x 20 cm. All carry-on baggage must be able to fit in the seat in front of the passenger and the storage compartment in the cabin.

Excess Baggage is charged per kilogram, and this will vary with either the different Zones passengers are flying in or the destination of the passengers. However, the maximum weight that will be accepted as excess baggage past the baggage allowances is 35kg per passenger. For those who will connect to Air Seychelles partner airlines at some point should understand that they will be limited to only 6 additional bags. 

Sports equipment that are meant for activities like fishing, cycling, Diving, Golf or surfing can be brought along and they will be subject to an allowance of 32kg weight and dimensions of 62 inches or 158cm over which they will be charged excess baggage rates.

Baggage Claim

All passengers are advised to claim their baggage promptly on arrival to their destinations. Otherwise, a storage fee will be applied on their baggage. They will be required to present identification tags that prove beyond any doubt that they are the bonafide owners of the baggage. 

Air Seychelles also retains the right to dispose of any baggage that is not claimed after three months of being in their possession. Any baggage that is lost in transit or is delayed should be reported promptly to the authorities and an itemized description of the lost items should be provided to the airline for easy recovery.

Even though the airline will compensate passengers, should their baggage be damaged in their possession, they will not accept liability for damage to the baggage due to defects, quality of the baggage, transportation rigor or wear and tear.

Determination of compensation to passengers is via the law applicable; if the Warsaw Convention applies then the airline will compensate the passenger up to USD 400 and USD 20 per kilogram for the unchecked and checked baggage respectively. Should the Montreal convention be the law that is applicable, the passenger will be paid USD 20 per kilogram of damaged baggage. 

Restricted and Prohibited Items

Passengers can carry Aerosols, creams, and gels in their hand luggage as long as they are limited to bottles or tubes of 100ml each and should be kept in clear plastic bags with dimensions of 20cm x 20 cm that can reseal after use. Each passenger will be allowed only one such bag. 

Any medication brought on board should be supported by a medical certificate, and the baby food will have to go through inspection. In addition to these, they can also bring along liquid bought at duty-free airports.

Finally, items not allowed on board in any way are; compressed gasses which are highly flammable, substances with corrosive abilities, Explosives or fireworks, briefcases that have attached fire alarms, materials with oxidizing capabilities, highly poisonous substances and vehicles like Segway, hover boards or air wheels that are powered by lithium batteries.

 

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