Brussels Airlines

Fares. Hand luggage allowance. Checked baggage allowance. Excess baggage charges. Carriage of sports equipment. Carriage of musical instruments. Carriage of pets (dogs, cats, birds).

And other useful information about Brussels Airlines. Last update 12.05.2019. Sources of information for this page: Brussels Airlines Carry-on Baggage, Brussels Airlines Checked Baggage, Brussels Airlines Excess Baggage, Brussels Airlines Traveling with Pets, Brussels Airlines Carriage of Special Baggage (Sports Equipment, Musical Instruments, Firearms and Ammunition). Airlines constantly change their policies, so please visit the relevant web page of the airline in question in order to obtain up-to-date information from the first-hand.

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Fare group Flights to/from Europe, Armenia, Morocco, Russia, Israel, Egypt, Cape Verde and Tunisia Intercontinental flights
Check&Go Light&Relax Flex&Fast Bizz&Class Economy Business
Brussels Airlines hand luggage allowance 1x piece of hand luggage 55х40х23 cm (57х54х15 cm for garment bags)
+ Brussels Airlines also allows to take on board small personal items (handbag, laptop / camera bag, briefcase; other small items such as jackets, duty free bags, etc. should be stored either in your carry-on bag or inside your small personal item)

! the weight of your personal item counts towards the total weight of your hand baggage.

A fee of €45 is charged for overweight / oversized carry-on baggage (paid via debit/credit card or in cash).
1x 12 kg 2x max 16 kg 1x 12 kg 2x max 16 kg
Brussels Airlines checked baggae allowance The sum of three dimensions of any hold baggage item must not be larger than 158 cm.
1x 23 kg 2x 32 kg 1x 23 kg* 2x 32 kg
* Flights between Mumbai and North-America or Africa: you can carry 2 pieces of hold baggage free of charge; flights to / from Africa: 2 pieces of baggage are allowed, but not on some intra-African routes.
Brussels Airlines excess baggage Prices are in €, in advance / at the airport
Excess (extra) baggage charges on flights of Brussels Airlines

via brusselsairlines.com / other channels.
Standard piece 23 kg (Business 32 kg), heavy 21-32 kg, oversized more than 158 cm.

Excess baggage of up to 100 kg can in principle be carried as checked baggage without prior consent of Brussels Airlines.
Excess baggage over 100 kg can only be carried as checked baggage after prior consent of Brussels Airlines at the time of booking.

A single baggage item should not exceed the limit of 32 kg.

Passengers may check in a maximum of 5 pieces of hold baggage. All pieces exceeding this maximum amount must be sent as cargo.

Baggage with sum of three dimensions exceeding 203 cm is subject to evaluation on acceptance.

Please, use Brussels Airlines Calculator to find out applicable fees.

* For fares with hand luggage only: Check & Go and Light
1st standard* 25 / 40 50
1st heavy* +30  / +45 +100
1st oversized* +30  / +45 +200
2nd standard 40 / 55 90
additional standard 40 / 55 150


heavy +15 / +30 +100
 oversized +15 / +30 +200
Flights within Europe Intercontinental
Brussels Airlines pets Pets (dogs and cats) carried in the aircraft cabin on Brussels Airlines flights. The size of the container must not exceed 118 cm in the sum of three dimensions: 55х40х23 cm, the weight of the container (with pet/pets) must not exceed 8 kg.
Birds, fish, rabbits and rodents (e.g. guinea pigs, hamsters, etc.) are not permitted in the passenger cabin on Brussels Airlines flights, these animals may only be transported as Cargo.
€50 €70
Pets carried in the baggage compartment, the weight of the container (with pet/pets) must not exceed 20 kg. Rodents (such as guinea pigs and hamsters), birds, domestic animals of unusual size or wild animals are not accepted.
Dimensions and weight of the cage
small: 53 x 36 x 38cm (3kg),
large: 66x46x48 cm (5 kg), 80x56x55 cm (8 kg), 91x61x66 cm (10 kg), 102x69x88 cm (13 kg), 121x81x88 cm (20 kg)
small €100 €150
large €200 €300
!   Special baggage (more than 158 cm, more than 32 kg, fragile items etc.):  you must notify Brussels Airlines not later than 24 hours before the scheduled time of departure, Brussels Airlines customer service.
Brussels Airlines sports equipment All sports equipment not exceeding baggage allowance is included in the baggage allowance (cabin or hold).

In case, the free baggage allowance is exceeded in number of pieces or weight, following special rates do apply per flight. For all other sports equipment, which is not part of the specific list below, the normal excess baggage rates apply.
1st type: ski and snowboard equipment
2nd type: alpinist / hiking / walking, archery, bowling, fencing, fishing, golf, hockey, parachute, scuba, tennis- / squash- / badminton, waterski equipment, bicycle, boogieboard / bodyboard, inline-skates, javelin, kite surfboard / wakeboard, skateboard, sporting / hunting weapons plus ammunition, surfboard, waveboard
3rd type: canoe / kayak, longboard, rubber dinghy, hang gliding, horse riding, windsurf equipment, pole vault, tandem bike
1st type 1st set transported free of charge, except on routes to/from/via US/Canada and for Check&Go tickets. Following rates will be applied: for Check&Go €45 in advance / 50 at the airport and €100 on intercontinental flights.
2nd type €50 €100
3rd type €100 €200
Brussels Airlines musical instruments Musical instruments are included in the baggage allowance.
When carried in the passenger's seat, the weight of the instrument usually must not exceed 80 kg, and its size must not exceed 135х50х30 cm.
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