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Ethiopian Airlines

The following baggage policies are shown as they appear on Ethiopian Airlines’ website. Your Vacations To Go travel counselor can answer any additional questions you may have.

Carry-on Bags
For economy class one (1) piece with a maximum weight of 7kgs is acceptable free of charge. For business class two (2) pieces each weighing 8 kgs is acceptable free of charge. In both cases the carry on baggage should be suitable for placement in the over-head rack or under the passenger’s seat. The sum of the three dimensions (L+W+H) shall not exceed (23 x 40 x 55 cm).

Note: Star Alliance Gold passengers traveling in First/Business class are entitled to 2 pieces of carry on luggage weighing 8kg each with the dimension of each pieces 23 x 40 x 55 (cm).

In addition to the carryon luggage allowance provided herein, each passenger may carry without additional charge, the following carryon items the weight of which shall not exceed 5kg.The carryon items are permitted for use during the flight and when retained in the passengers’ custody as listed here below:

On top of the additional 5kg already permitted, passengers may carry a fully collapsible wheel chair and/or a pair of crutches, and /or braces or other prosthetic device for the passenger use provided that the passenger is dependent upon them.

Checked Baggage

On Ethiopian free baggage allowance is set by the weight or piece concept whichever is applicable to the sector.


Baggage Allowance

Maximum Size

To/from USA and Canada

3 bags

23 kgs each (50 Lbs)

158 cm (62 inches)

Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for information on baggage allowances on other routes.

Note: Additional discounts may apply depending on fly-specific factors (e.g. frequent flyer status, military, etc).