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Extra baggage

Turkish Airlines cares about your extra 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 extra baggage fees!

Extra baggage calculation tool

You can use our baggage calculation tool to examine destination-based registered baggage rights and find out extra 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.


Extra baggage fee exception circumstances

  • The baggage fee on our TRNC flights is TRY 20 for every 1 KG for soldiers of the Turkish Peace Force serving in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. 
  • For passengers travelling to the TRNC on the student discount fare, the extra baggage fee is determined as 20 TRY per 1 kg.
  • 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 extra 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 extra baggage fee on flights may vary. Please contact our sales offices for the amount to be paid.

Stopover flights

  • Stopover; flights consisting of connected flights, with a waiting time of 24 hours or more between two connecting flights. 
  • For flights with stopovers, charges may be incurred in addition to the extra baggage fee. Please contact our sales offices for information regarding total baggage fees.

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  • You can find the binding legal conditions concerning your baggage on the General Conditions of Carriage and baggage Extra 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 is checked-in as extra baggage both for Economy Class and for Business Class. On these routes, 80 USD will be charged per piece (apart from exceptional circumstances) for extra 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 discount is not valid for extra baggage fee on AnadoluJet flights. Baggage fees and rules may vary. Please visit our page for more detailed information.
  • To purchase extra baggage visit our extra baggage purchase page.
  • As per the directive of the Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority, passengers may carry up to seven checked bags on flights arriving in Cameroon.

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Special Fees Table for Flights Arriving to / Departing from Canada Learn more


From Canada


Piece Zone


1st and 2nd Piece

3rd and subsequent Pieces

Turkey & Turkish

Republic of

Northern Cyprus

220 CAD

255 CAD

Zone 1

260 CAD

320 CAD

Zone 2

270 CAD

325 CAD

Zone 3

275 CAD

330 CAD

Zone 4

300 CAD

365 CAD

Zone 5

345 CAD

415 CAD

Piece Zone

400 CAD

480 CAD