Qatar Airways flies to over 100 international destinations in Africa, Central Asia, Europe, the Far East, South Asia, the Middle East, North America, South America and Oceania.
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Economy Class: One piece, not to exceed 7 kg or 50x37x25 cm
Business Class: Two pieces, not to exceed 15 kg or 50x37x25 cm
First Class: Two pieces, not to exceed 15 kg or 50x37x25 cm+ Show Full Policy
First Class: Two pieces, not to exceed 15 kg or 50 x 37 x 25 cm
Business Class: Two pieces, not to exceed 15 kg or 50 x 37 x 25 cm
Economy Class: One piece, not to exceed 7 kg or 50 x 37 x 25 cm
Personal items such as handbags, walking sticks, cameras, and duty-free items purchased on the day of your flight are not counted towards your hand baggage allowance.
With the exception of falcons and service dogs, animals are not allowed in the cabin during any flight. Falcons are allowed only in Economy Class and must be hooded for the entire journey. Customers are limited to carrying only one falcon aboard the flight. A chain or cord must be attached to one of the bird's legs and tied securely to the handler to prevent the bird from flying.
A maximum of six birds are permitted in the cabin of an aircraft.
On all transatlantic flights, Qatar Airways allowed 2 bags of up to 23k/50lbs each for Economy passengers. First Class and Business Class passengers may bring 2 bags of 32kg/70lbs each.
Other routes are governed by a weight concept. The number of checked bags is not limited, but the total combined weight of all bags may not exceed the following limits:
Economy Class: 23 kg
Business Class: 30 kg
First Class: 40 kg
First Class: 40 kg
Business Class: 30 kg
Economy Class: 23 kg
First Class: Two pieces, not to exceed 32 kg or a maximum dimension of 158 cm each
Business Class: Two pieces, not to exceed 32 kg or a maximum dimension of 158 cm each
Economy Class: Two pieces, not to exceed 23 kg or a maximum dimension of 158 cm each
Maximum dimension = length + height + width
Transatlantic flights refer to travel to and from the Americas.
Baggage allowances may vary according to route and cabin class. Please check the exact baggage regulations printed on your ticket.
Excess baggage charges may apply if you exceed the weight and/or piece allowances. Contact your local Qatar Airways office for more information.
When travelling with an infant under 2 years of age without his/her own seat, Qatar Airways allows you to carry 1 piece of hand - baggage, not exceeding 10Kgs within a maximum allowed dimension of 50 X 37 X 25 cm.
Please find below the checked baggage entitlements:
On all flights:
An Infant is entitled to 10 kg of checked baggage.
One piece not exceeding 23 Kgs (economy class) / 32kgs (business or first class) is allowed per infant. The dimension of this bag must not exceed 158cm (length + breadth + height).
Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?
Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept
Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist
On all routes where a weight concept applies, excess baggage is charged on a per kilogram basis. The per kilogram rate depends on the origin and destination of your flight, ranging from $6-$13/kg.
On trans-atlantic flights, where a piece concept is in place, a flat fee of $50 is charged for an overweight bag (23-32kg/50-70lbs), and $200 for an additional bag.+ Show Full Policy
If you wish to take more than your allotted baggage allowance, you can pay to check-in additional or overweight baggage.
Excess and overweight baggage charges are dependent on the regions you are travelling between.
For flights to/from Argentina and North America, charges are based on the following per piece rate:
One extra piece weighing up to 32 kgs for Business Class customers and up to 23 kgs for Economy Class customers - 200 USD (QAR 730 per piece from Qatar)
For Economy Class customers only: overweight piece weighing between 23 kgs and 32 kgs - 50 USD (QAR 190 per piece from Qatar)
For flights to/from Brazil, charges are based on the following per piece rate:
One extra piece weighing up to 32 kgs for Business Class or Economy Class - USD 200 USD (QAR 730 per piece from Qatar)
One extra piece weighing up to 23 kgs for Business Class or Economy Class - USD 50 USD - Valid only between Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires
Meanwhile, for flights between all other regions, charges are based on the total excess baggage weight. To calculate your excess or overweight baggage charges, please find your departure and arrival destinations in the table below.
Note: All QR 5th freedom routes (QR operated flights that are not to/from Doha): 10 USD Examples: Singapore-Denpasar, Sao Paulo-Buenos Aires, Sofia-Bucharest
Service dogs are allowed to accompany passengers in the cabin only on flights to and from the United States. For all other routes, they must travel as cargo or checked baggage.
No other type of service animal is permitted in-cabin on any other flights.
Qatar Airways provides onboard wheelchairs on all wide-bodied aircraft (A330, A340, and B777). Passengers' own wheelchairs are carried at no charge and do not count towards the baggage allowance.
Passengers travelling with wheelchairs or other battery powered mobility aids should advise the local Qatar Airways reservation office of the type of wheelchair intended to be transported, so necessary arrangements may be made to avoid any inconvenience during the journey.
Carriage of any motorised wheelchair - i.e. dry or wet (spillable) batteried wheelchair - requires prior approval of the airline as it involves special attention and precautionary measures for its safe transportation on an aircraft. Wet cell batteries, due its corrosive acid content, will require disconnection / removal of the battery from the wheelchair and packed in a special box, if deemed necessary.
*If other airlines are involved on the journey, we would recommend passengers to notify the respective airline at the time of reservation.
In order to make your travel connections easier and more comfortable, Qatar Airways offers baby strollers at Doha International Airport. We provide disposable covers to ensure strollers cleanliness.
This service is free-of-charge and can be requested as follows:
Customers who are transiting or arriving at Doha International Airport:
Baby strollers can be found at the arrival hall, immediately following your disembarkation of the bus.
Customers departing from Doha International Airport: strollers can be requested during check-in and brought to you prior to proceeding to immigration.
Customers requesting to use their own baby strollers during transit at Doha International Airport:
Delivery of your personal stroller at the aircraft's door once you disembark is no longer available at Doha International Airport.
Qatar Airways is pleased to accept your musical instruments. We kindly ask you to ensure your instruments are properly packed in such a way that it can withstand normal handling. We are unable to accept liability for fragile baggage with fragile contents.
Normal excess charges apply.
If you are travelling with an instrument which exceeds 120cm in length, it can only be accepted in the cabin subject to an extra seat being paid for. Items weighing more than 75 kg will be accommodated on two seats and if more than 150 kg on three seats which are payable.
Please contact your local reservations office for further information.
All sporting equipment is recommended to be properly packed. Listed below is sporting equipment for which extra baggage allowance will be applicable.
A free baggage allowance of additional 10Kgs above the normal baggage allowance is applicable, except for trans-Atlantic flights where the extra allowance will be 1 piece (not exceeding 23Kgs) for the sporting equipment only. Only one sporting equipment type per passenger is allowed as additional free baggage allowance.
Normal excess baggage rates apply, when the above mentioned extra free baggage allowance is exceeded.
A golf bag normally consists of a set of clubs and a pair of golf shoes.
Tires are to be deflated.
Snow Ski equipment:
One pair of skis, one pair of ski poles, one pair of boots or
One snow board, one pair of boots
Water Ski equipment:
One pair of standard water skis or-
One slalom water ski
Scuba Diving Equipment:
Consists of suit, vest, socks, mask, shoes, torch, webs, knife, oxygen cylinder and a regulator. Diving cylinders must be empty.
Surf board, Wind surfing and Kayaks:
The board needs to be less than 3 meters. Mast / Sail should be collapsible.
Normally consists of two rods, one reel, one landing net, one pair of fishing boots, and one fishing tackle box.
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