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. 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

    Travel Class Total Maximum Weight
    Business 30 kg
    Comfort 20 kg
    Economy 20 kg
    Infant (0-2 years old) 10 kg + 1 collapsible baby carriage / buggy (115 cm)
    For flights out of Jakarta and Norway the free baggage allowance is 40 kg total for the Business Class travelers and 30 kg for the Economy Class travelers.

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

    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 / Nigeria / Ghana / Niger / Senegal / Mauritania / Cote D Ivoire / Cameroon / Burkina Faso / Gabon / Chad and Congo Dem. Rep./Benin Peoples Republic / Mali / Guinea/ Angola

    Travel Class Maximum Pieces Maximum Weight Per Piece Maximum Dimensions Per Piece
    (Length+Width+Depth)
    Business 2 32 kg 158 cm
    Comfort 2 23 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:

    In flights flight to/from Brazil/Argentina the free baggage allowance for all cabins is 2 pieces. Flights originating from Brazil/Argentina points, free baggage allowance for both economy and bussiness cabin is maximum 32 kg per piece for all segments(for each direction). But for flights originating out of Brazil/Argentina points, free baggage allowance is max 32 kg/pcs for business cabin and 23 kg/pcs for economy cabin on all segments.

    ** 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, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Mauritania, Cote D Ivoire, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Niger, Gabon, Chad, Congo Dem. Rep., Benin Peoples Republic, Mali, Guinea, Angola 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, Toronto) the free baggage allowance is 2 pieces.

    ** Free baggage allowance on economy cabin is 1X32 KG for travelling between Kinshasa and London/Brussels/Paris/Beirut/Turkey destination and between the dates of 15 June – 15 September, 15 November – 15 January, 1 April – 15 April. In this period, travelling to/from all other destinations to/from Kinshasa, free baggage allowance on economy cabin is 2X23 KG.
    Travelling dates which are out of 15 June – 15 September, 15 November – 15 January, 1 April – 15 April, to/from ALL destinations to/from Kinshasa is applied as 2X23 KG free baggage allowance on economy cabin.

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

    **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.

    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.