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KU BAGGAGE POLICY (Piece Concept) Effective from 1st Feb 2016

Destination Class Baggage Allowance Infant
From/To USA First 2 (32kgs each piece) 1 (10kgs) not exceeding total dimensions 115 cms or 45 inch.
Business 2 (23kgs each piece)
Economy Class 2 (23kgs each piece)
Other Destinations First Class 2 (32kgs each piece)
Business Class 2 (23kgs each piece)
Economy Class 1 (23kgs each piece)

For extra baggage rates, please check Excess Baggage Rates tab.

* KU policy permits two bags to USA and One bag to all other destinations.
As an introductory offer, passengers are allowed two bags on all destinations until 30th April 2016.


Passenger Checked Baggage should not exceed below dimensions.
  • Normal CHECK-IN Bag should be within: Maximum dimensions 158cm/62inch


Passenger Checked Baggage should not exceed below dimensions.
  • Normal CHECK-IN Bag should be within: Maximum dimensions 158cm/62inch


Passenger Checked Baggage should not exceed below dimensions.
  • Normal CHECK-IN Bag should be within: Maximum dimensions 158cm/62inch
Overlimit Size and/or Over weight:
If the baggage exceeds the permissible limits in Dimensions or Weight allowance, then it would be considered as an extra piece.
** Excess Baggage not permitted for Infants


  • Maximum dimension = length + width + height
  • Any items larger than permissible maximum dimensions require separate shipping as cargo.
  • Baggage allowances may vary according to route and cabin class. Please check the exact baggage regulations printed on your ticket.
  • In addition to your hand baggage allowance, you can also carry personal items such as one small ladies handbag; one coat; one umbrella; one pair of crutches or walking stick; an infant's carrying basket; and one bag of duty-free items purchased on the day of your flight.
  • Most Significant Carrier (MSC) rules will apply in case of code share / interline travel.
  • Liquid restrictions on hand baggage now apply to all customers boarding from or transiting through Kuwait International Airport as well as many other airports around the world. Please check Airport restrictions before travelling.
  • Please note that these checks may prevent you from carrying duty free liquid goods purchased prior to these flights, including items purchased on board, if carried as part of your normal hand baggage. You are advised to check regulations in place at all transit Airports.
  • Sports equipment and musical instruments are subject to the same size and weight restrictions as other forms of cabin baggage and applicable transit point restrictions will apply if any.
  • Please note that certain conditions and limitations may apply when transporting musical instruments. To review these conditions or if you have any questions regarding musical instrument transport, please get in touch with us.
  • Due to international regulations, and to ensure the safety of our customers, there are a number of restrictions on items that can be carried in your cabin baggage. Items that may cause injury or represent any other security or safety threat can only be carried as checked baggage, and are not allowed in cabin baggage. These items should be appropriately packed for carriage as checked baggage, in accordance with IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations and relevant Kuwait Airways regulations.

These items may include, but are not limited to:

  • Real or toy weapons
  • Arms and ammunition
  • Explosives or anything containing explosives (for example: fireworks or fire crackers)
  • Knives of any kind, type, shape or size
  • Letter openers
  • Metal cutlery
  • Slingshots
  • Razor blades and straight razor blades
  • Tradesmen's tools
  • Darts
  • Scissors
  • Nail files
  • Hypodermic needles and syringes (unless required for medical reasons and accompanied by a medical certificate confirming the medical condition necessitating carriage)
  • Knitting needles
  • Corkscrews
  • Laser pointers

  • Dangerous goods are classified as items or substances that may pose health and safety hazards to customers. The transport of these goods is regulated by Civil Aviation Regulations, and they are generally not allowed in either cabin baggage or checked baggage, with some exceptions.

  • The use of certain medical devices on board Kuwait Airways flights is permitted: please see our information on health and special needs for details of permitted devices and any restrictions.
Free Carry-on Baggage

In addition to the free baggage allowance, the following personal effects may be carried by each passenger free of charge (always refer to the ticket condition of carriage) One or Two Items Only:

Also check list of
Allowable items in UK


FIRST & BUSINESS CLASS - 1PC/11Kgs. One piece not to exceed 11 Kgs. One small Laptop Bag
ECONOMY CLASS - 1PC/7Kgs. One piece not to exceed 7 Kgs. One small Laptop Bag to be placed under the seat in front.
Maximum Size - 56 X 46 X 25 cm OR 22 X 18 X 10 inch each.

  • One Carry-on baggage must be safely stowed in the aircraft cabin. This general rule limits baggage to that which will fit in an overhead compartment or under the seat in front of the passenger. The maximum size is usually 23 x 36 x 56 cm (115 cm total) or 9 x 14 x 22" (45" total)and the maximum weight is 7 kilograms. Carry-on items must remain with the passenger at all times and are the responsibility of the passenger. Please refer to baggage free allowance for other size limitation of Carry-on baggage like Garment Bag or Suit Pack.
  • One overcoat, wrap or blanket.
  • One umbrella or walking stick.
  • One small camera and/or one pair of binoculars.
  • A reasonable amount of reading matter for the flight.
  • Infant's food for consumption in flight.
  • One Infant's carrying basket.
  • One fully collapsible stroller or push chair.
  • One fully collapsible wheelchair and/or one pair of crutches and or braces or their prosthetic device for the passenger's use.
  • A lady's handbag, pocketbook or purse, which is appropriate to normal traveling dress and is not being used as a container for the transportation of articles which would otherwise be regarded as baggage.
  • A small laptop in a reasonable laptop bag.


  • During the flight the above carry on items shall be kept in passenger's own custody.
  • Any additional items, other than those specified in above, shall be weighed with the rest of the baggage and should the allowance be exceeded, it is subject to an excess baggage charge.

Calculate Your Excess Baggage Fees


Oversized Baggage Rate
Note: Overlimit - If the baggage exceeds the permissible limits in dimensions or weight allowance, then it would be considered as an extra piece and therefore, subsequent charges of extra piece equivalent to KWD 35/- will apply.

First: Maximum Dimension 158cm/62inch
Business: Maximum Dimension 158cm/62inch
Economy: Maximum Dimension 158cm/62inch

We apologise for the mishandling of your baggage and understand that this will be inconvenient for you. Please be assured that we will do all possible to assist you through this experience.

To display information about your delayed bag, enter your 10-character file reference in the first box below, your last name in the second box and click the "Search" button.

Baggage Tracing Information

Exp: Johnson
Exp: ATLXS13166

Your baggage details have been entered into our worldwide computerized baggage tracing system.

If any of your information has changed or if, after reviewing your file you have corrections, it would be appreciated if you would notify us immediately so we can update your file accordingly. It would also be most helpful if you would ensure your name, address and bag type details are correct.

This will help us in returning your baggage to you quickly.

We will advise you once your baggage has been received and arrange a convenient time for delivery.