Free Baggage Allowance

For more information on the baggage you can take with you on board the aircraft please click on the relevant heading below.

For more detailed information on Excess Baggage Procedures click here.

The free cabin and checked baggage allowance may vary according to reservation class and departure runway. Minimum baggage rights are indicated below. Please check your ticket for information regarding your free baggage right.
For interline flights, the baggage policy of the airline designated Most Significant Carrier by the system will be in effect.

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  • Domestic Flights Free Baggage Allowance

    Turkish Airlines Domestic* Flights Excess Baggage Charges

      Free Baggage Allowance (kg)
      Adult/Child Infant
    Business 30 10
    Economy 20 10
    Promotional 15 10

    *Departing from and arriving at Turkish airports.

  • International Flights Free Baggage Allowance Which Kilogram Concept Applied

    Travel Class Total Maximum Weight
    Business 30 kg
    Economy 20 kg
    Infant (0-2 years old) 10 kg + 1 collapsible baby carriage / buggy (115 cm)

    For flights from Egypt to Turkey and from Turkey to Egypt, the free baggage allowances is 50 Kg for both Economy class travellers and Business class travellers.

    Free baggage allowance from Germany to Turkey and Beyond Turkey for Economy Class is 30 kg and for Business Class 40 kg.

    For flights from Ireland the free baggage allowance is 30 kg. for the economy class and 40 kg. for the Business Class travelers

    For flights originating in Ireland and Switzerland (first flight of the journey is from Ireland and Switzerland), free baggage allowance is 30kg for economy class and 40kg for business class. For flights not originating in Ireland and Switzerland, free baggage allowance can differ. Please contact your local sales office for more details.

    For flights from Edinburgh (first flight of the journey is from Edinburg) to Asia, Middle East and Africa, the free baggage allowance is 40 kg for the Economy Class travelers and 50 kg for the Business Class travelers.


  • Baggage weight as measured by weighing systems are included in the passengers maximum baggage weight. There is no limit to number of pieces of baggage.

    MSC (Most Significant Carrier)

    If another airline is involved in your whole journey; the most significant carrier’s (MSC) free baggage allowance rule will be applied. MSC is assigned according to which airline operates the most significant and/or longest part of the journey.
    If Turkish Airline is MSC in your journey then Turkish Airline’s free baggage allowance will apply, if another airline is MSC in your journey than the free baggage allowance of that airline will apply.

    Please pay attention that the free baggage allowance is shown on your ticket.

  • Free Baggage Allowance for Flights To or From America / S. America / Canada / Argentina / Colombia / Panama / Nigeria / Ghana / Niger / Senegal / Mauritania / Cote D Ivoire / Cameroon / Burkina Faso / Gabon / Chad and Congo Dem. Rep./Benin Peoples Republic / Mali / Guinea/ Sudan /Angola / Mauritius / Madagascar / Seychelles

    Travel Class Maximum Pieces Maximum Weight Per Piece Maximum Dimensions Per Piece
    (Length+Width+Depth)
    Business 2 32 kg 158 cm
    Economy 2 23 kg 158 cm
    Infant Passenger 1 + 1 collapsible baby carriage / buggy 23 kg 115 cm
    (0-2 years old)

    Note for passengers traveling between Brazil/Argentina and Turkey & Beyond Turkey destinations:

    For flights to/from Brazil and Argentina (the first flight of the journey on the ticket) passengers from all cabin classes may check two pieces of luggage for their free baggage allowance. Flights departing from Brazil/Argentina have allowances of 32 kg per bag for the entirety of the journey. Flights with final destinations of Brazil/Argentina have a baggage allowances of 23 kg per bag for passengers traveling economy, and 32 kg per bag for passengers traveling business.

    ** For travelling originating from SAO  to SIN, KUL, CGK, BKK, MLE free baggage allowance is applied as 2 pcs and each piece 32 kg.  As of 26 September 2013, instead of 2 pcs X 32 kg, passengers can also bring 1 pcs X 32 kg and 1 surfboard bag which includes 3 surfboard with max 3 metres and not heavier than 32 kg for total weight. If passengers bring more than 3 surfboard, sports equipments and bicycle charges will apply for each extra piece. 

    Baggage information for America, South America, Canada, Argentina, Colombia, Panama, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Mauritania, Cote D Ivoire, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Niger, Gabon, Chad, Congo Dem. Rep., Benin Peoples Republic, Mali, Guinea, Sudan, Angola, Mauritius, Madagascar, Seychelles Flights where baggage is processed by piece:

    Free baggage allowance varies according to reservation class and departure runway.

    In Turkish Airlines direct flights to airports in North America (New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Boston, San Francisco, Atlanta, Miami, Montreal, Toronto) the free baggage allowance is 2 pieces.

    ** Free baggage allowance in all from Niamey (NIM) outbound flights to Dubai (DXB), is applied as 2X32 Kg

    ** As of July 1, 2016, passengers beginning their journey in Toronto who are then continuing on to Iran will have a free baggage allowance of three pieces of up to 23 kg each in Economy Class; and three pieces of up to 32 kg each in Business Class on their return journey.

    **Free baggage allowance will apply 2 pieces for all interline flights to/from America in which ticketing and travelling date begin on 1 December, 2012. On flights departing from the US which have codes starting with "UA", the baggage allowance is 1 piece of baggage.

    MSC (Most Significant Carrier)

    If another airline is involved in your whole journey; the most significant carrier’s (MSC) free baggage allowance rule will be applied. MSC is assigned according to which airline operates the most significant and/or longest part of the journey.
    If Turkish Airline is MSC in your journey then Turkish Airline’s free baggage allowance will apply, if another airline is MSC in your journey than the free baggage allowance of that airline will apply.

    Please pay attention that the free baggage allowance is shown on your ticket.

    For more detailed information on Excess Baggage Procedures click here.