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Excess baggage

Turkish Airlines cares about your excess baggage concerns and expectations. That’s why there’s no need for you to feel concerned whether the weight and size of the baggage that will be carried in cabin and/or cargo area will exceed the baggage allowance. 
Discover the Turkish Airlines privileges to ensure comfortable travels by benefitting from the advantageous excess baggage fees!

Excess baggage calculation tool

You can use our baggage calculation tool to examine destination-based registered baggage rights and find out excess baggage fees. This information is for informational purposes and is not legally binding. 

*Any exceptions and additional information that is not shown on our baggage calculation tool can be found below.


Excess baggage fee exception circumstances

  • The baggage fee on our TRNC flights is TRY 5 for every 1 KG for soldiers of the Turkish Peace Force serving in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The baggage fee is TRY 10 for every 1 KG for passengers who benefit from the student discount.
  • Please purchase your tickets from the Sales Offices in order to benefit from these discounts. This discount is only valid for Turkish Airlines flights, and it is not valid for Anadolu Jet flights.
  • The excess baggage fee may be different for domestic direct flights and connecting flights.

Baggage concept

The right to piece or weight allowance is applied in accordance with the Turkish Airlines flight destinations. The excess baggage fee at a destination is also determined based on the registered baggage concept. You can review the destinations in which piece baggage concept is applied on the registered baggage page or in the fare rules field specified on your flight.

Joint flights and most significant carrier (MSC)

  • Baggage rules for international flights operated jointly with another airline are determined per regulations set by the IATA (International Air Transport Association). In line with IATA regulations, the rule of the Most Significant Carrier (MSC) applies. In general, the MSC is the airline flying the longest segment, but there may be exceptions.
  • The excess baggage fee on joint flights is varied between USD 340-450 USD. To pay the required amount, you can apply to our Sales Offices.

Stopover flights

  • Stopover; flights consisting of connected flights, with a waiting time of 24 hours or more between two connecting flights. 
  • Stopover flights have an additional excess baggage fee payment that varies between 10-180 USD. Apply to our Sales Offices to find out the exact payment.

Excess baggage consideration 

  • You can find the binding legal conditions concerning your baggage on the General Conditions of Carriage and baggage Excess Baggage Terms and Conditions pages. 
  • You must ensure that your free baggage allowance is shown on the ticket prior to the flight. 
  • On routes with piece baggage concept, the maximum weight of 1 piece of baggage is 23 kg for Economy Class and 32 kg for Business Class. A one piece baggage weighing 23 kg can be checked-in as excess baggage both for Economy Class and for Business Class. On these routes, 80 USD will be charged per piece for excess baggage weighing between 23-32 kg.
  • Regardless of the weight and piece concept, a single piece of baggage cannot exceed 32 KG. Baggage that exceeds 32 KG must be divided and carried in two or more pieces. 
  • Student discounts are not applicable to excess baggage fees on AnadoluJet flights. 
  • To purchase excess baggage visit our excess baggage purchase page.

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