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Baggage Allowance

The amount of checked baggage that you can take with you free of charge will vary according to the route, class of travel, terms and conditions of ticket. For most destinations, your free checked baggage allowance is determined by weight (Weight System).


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  • CABIN BAGGAGE

    Business Class
    Each passenger is allowed (2) two pieces of cabin baggage AND 1 laptop bag OR 1 handbag on-board. The main cabin baggage shall not exceed 56 x 36 x 23 cm and must not weigh more than 10kg.

    Economy Class
    Each passenger is allowed (1) one piece of cabin baggage AND 1 laptop bag OR 1 handbag on-board. The main cabin baggage shall not exceed 56 x 36 x 23 cm and must not weigh more than 7kg.

    Cabin baggage exceeding the dimension and weight or the number allowed, must be checked as check-in baggage.


  • CHECKED BAGGAGE

    All checked baggage allowance for bookings made from 19th June 2019 onwards will follow the new tier as below;
    Maximum weight of each checked baggage is 32 KG
    Interline and codeshare flights will follow the operating carrier's baggage allowance.
    Pre paid baggage allowance purchase can be made up to 4 hours prior to departure time.

    Domestic & International Flights (BOEING)  
    BUSINESS: 40KG
    FLEXI: 30KG (excluding DAC remains at 35KG)
    VALUE: 20KG (excluding DAC remains at 35KG)
    SUPER SAVER: No baggage allowances

    Domestic & International Flights (ATR)  
    FLEXI: 30KG
    SHUTTLE: 30KG
    VALUE: 20KG
    SUPER SAVER: No baggage allowances


    BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE TIER BY ROUTE

    BOEING

    • Malaysia
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Kota Kinabalu (BKI) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Kota Bahru (KBR) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Kuching (KCH) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Langkawi (LGK) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Penang (PEN) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Tawau ex-BKI 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + Boeing aircraft (Domestic) - RM39.22 per kg


    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL MYR 30 50 75 100 140
    Boeing KULDAC & KTM MYR 80 150 200 300 375

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Australia
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Perth (PER) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Brisbane(BNE) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Melbourne(MEL) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Adelaide(ADL) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL-Australia - RM 48 per kg
    + Australia-KUL - AUD 20 per kg
    + DPS- Australia - IDR 145,000 per kg
    + Australia-DPS - AUD 20 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL AUD 15 27 36 45 62
    Boeing To DPS AUD 28 47 71 95 133

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Bangladesh
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Dhaka (DAC) 40 kg 40 kg 35 kg 35 kg 35 kg
     Chittagong(CGP) 40 kg 40 kg 35 kg 35 kg 35 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL-Bangladesh - RM 48 per kg
    + Bangladesh-KUL - USD 18 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL BDT 1591 2983 3977 5965 7456

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Cambodia
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Phnom Penh (PNH) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL-Cambodia - RM 48 per kg
    + Cambodia-KUL - USD 11 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL USD 7 12 18 24 33

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • China
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Changsha (CSX) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Chongqing (CKG) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Chengdu (CTU) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Guangzhou (CAN) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Guiyang (KWE) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Haikou Meilan (HAK) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Nanning (NNG) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Tianjin (TSN) ex-BKI 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Wuhan (WUH) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Zhengzhou (CGO) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + Malaysia - China - RM 48 per kg
    + China - Malaysia - CNY 60 per kg

    Note: Pre paid baggage allowance purchase can be made up to 4 hours prior to departure time.

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL CNY 60 90 130 170 140
    Boeing TSN-BKI CNY 70 130 180 220 300

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Hong Kong
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Hong Kong (HKG) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL - Hong Kong - RM 48 per kg
    + Hong Kong - KUL - HKD 75 per kg

    Note: Pre paid baggage allowance purchase can be made up to 4 hours prior to departure time.

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL HKD 60 100 140 190 270

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • India
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Amritsar (ATQ) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Bengaluru (BLR) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Chennai (MAA) 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 20 kg 20 kg
     Delhi (DEL) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Kochi (COK) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Kolkata (CCU) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Mumbai (BOM) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Tiruchirapally (TRZ) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Trivandrum (TRV) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL - India - RM 48 per kg
    + India - KUL - INR 1,000 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL INR 720 1350 1796 2247 3145

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Indonesia
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Denpasar Bali (DPS) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Bandung (BDO) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Jakarta (CGK) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Medan (KNO) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL - Indonesia - RM 48 per kg
    + Indonesia - KUL - IDR 145,000 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL IDR 102,000 169,000 254,000 338,000 473,000

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Myanmar
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Yangon (RGN) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL- Myanmar- RM 48 per kg
    + Myanmar-KUL - USD 11 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL USD 7 12 18 24 33

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Nepal
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Kathmandu (KTM) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL - Nepal - RM 48 per kg
    + Nepal - KUL - USD 20 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL USD 19 36 47 71 89

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Pakistan
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Lahore (LHE) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL - Pakistan - RM 48 per kg
    + Pakistan - KUL - PKR 2,100 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL USD 9 18 24 30 42

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Singapore
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Singapore (SIN) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + Kuala Lumpur - Singapore - RM 48 per kg
    + Singapore - Kuala Lumpur - SGD 30 per kg
    + Kota Kinabalu - Singapore - RM 48 per kg
    + Singapore - Penang - SGD 20 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL SGD 10 17 25 33 47

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Sri Lanka
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Colombo (CMB) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL- Colombo - RM 48 per kg
    + Colombo - KUL - LKR 2,500 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL LKR 1300 2200 3200 4300 5900

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Taiwan
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Taipei (TPE) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL- Taiwan - RM 48 per kg
    + Taiwan - KUL - TWD 373 per kg
    + BKI - Taiwan - RM 48 per kg
    + Taiwan - BKI - TWD 373 per kg
    + TPE - Japan - TWD 373 per kg
    + Japan - TPE - JPY 1300 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL TWD 225 374 561 748 1047

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Thailand
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Bangkok (DMK) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Phuket (HKT) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL - Thailand - RM 48 per kg
    + Thailand - KUL - THB 400 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL THB 220 370 550 735 1025

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    • Vietnam
    Route Business Flexi Business Promo Economy Flexi Economy Value Super Saver
     Hanoi (HAN) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) 40 kg 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + KUL - Vietnam - RM 48 per kg
    + Vietnam - KUL - USD 11 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    Boeing ALL USD 7 12 18 24 33

    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



    ATR

    • ALL DESTINATION
    Route Economy Flexi Economy Shuttle Economy Value Super Saver
     Alor Setar (AOR) 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Ipoh (IPH) ex-JHB 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Johor Bahru (JHB) 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Kerteh (KTE) 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Kota Bharu (KBR) 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Kuala Terengganu (TGG) 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Langkawi (LGK) 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Melaka (MKZ) ex-PEN 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Penang (PEN) 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Batam (BTH) 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg
     Pekanbaru (PKU) ex-MKZ 30 kg 30 kg 20 kg 0 kg

    Note: Should you exceed this amount, additional charges will be applicable as per the following rates:
    + ATR aircraft (Domestic) - RM39.22 per kg

    Pre-Purchase baggage pricing as follows;

    Malaysia ATR
    Flight Type Sector Currency 5kg 10kg 15kg 20kg 25kg
    ATR ALL MYR 30 50 75 100 140


    Please note the baggage fees may be quoted in different currencies and is subject to system rate of exchange.



  • NON-STANDARD BAGGAGE

    We understand that there may be exceptions from the normal items that are carried for flight travel. Malindo Air welcomes the following items as baggage within the following restrictions.

    1) PERISHABLES / SEAFOOD / FROZEN MEAT
    Perishables / Seafood / Frozen Meat are only accepted as cabin baggage, provided:
    • they are properly packed at source,
    • within the cabin baggage weight/size limitations,
    • package is complete with accurate marking, description and content labeling.

    NOTE: If dry ice is used to carry package as cabin baggage, a maximum of 2.5 kg of dry ice per passenger is permissible.


    2) SPORTS EQUIPMENT
    We accept sports equipment as checked-in baggage within the following limitations and subject to the following terms:


    *Exception:
    An additional Free Baggage Allowance of 15kgs strictly for 1 Golf Set is provided for the following categories:
    • Tickets issued under Warrant, Malaysian Government Travel
    • Malindo Air Corporate Travel
    • Malindo Miles Platinum and Gold card members

    Please note that hang gliders, sails, kayaks, canoes and oars, pole vaults and javelins are not permitted to be checked in on Malindo Air.


    3) BABY STROLLERS & MANUAL WHEELCHAIR
    Baby strollers and wheelchairs are carried free of charge and not taken into consideration for overall baggage allowance calculation. All baby strollers and wheelchairs will need to be tagged at check-in counters, under a LIMITED RELEASE TAG (LRT) which allows for usage up to the point of boarding gates.

    Passengers with wheelchairs that contain Lithium Batteries shall be accepted on board by following the handling guidelines for staff to facilitate passengers throughout their journey. Information requires advance notification and preparation. Battery must not exceed 300Wh. Ensure that wheelchair is in proper packaging and has correct marking and labeling.


    4) ELECTRONIC & ELECTRICAL ITEMS
    Regulations prohibit the use of any portable electronic devices that could interfere with navigational aid and communication system, both on the ground and in flight.

    i.Unacceptable equipment
    Items that must NOT be operated at any time:

    a) AM/FM radios
    b) Portable telephones or transmitters, cellular/mobile telephones
    c) Calculators with printer
    d) Personal/portable computers with printer
    e) Radio controlled toys
    f) Any equipment operating through an antenna
    g) Any other electronic equipment not mentioned as acceptable

    ii. Acceptable equipment
    Items that may be operated in phase of flight other than take off and landing:

    a) CD player
    b) Portable tape recorders/players/ walkman
    c) Hearing aids*
    d) Heart pacemaker*
    e) Electric shavers
    f) Pocket calculators (without printer)
    g) Personal computers (without printer)
    h) Electronic games
    i) Photographic equipment

    Note: *Except for hearing aids and pacemakers, acceptable electronic devices are prohibited from use during take-off, landing, and approach.


    5. LARGE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT / DIPLOMATIC BAG
    a) Small items e.g. a guitar, violin, saxophone, these items can be taken on board as hand carry (subject to hand carry limitations on size and weight). If the instrument is bulky and heavy, the items are acceptted under LIMITED RELEASE TAG with fragile labels and checked-in as checked baggage. Though we put in place all effort to ensure that your items are handled with care, If the instrument is expensive or of sentimental value you’re advised to purchase Travel Insurance coverage in the event the item is damaged unintentionally.

    b) Alternatively, large musical instrument e.g. cello in a carry case with a maximum height of 65inches (165cm) with base 10 x 18 inches (44x66cm) upper part with the zipper is 18x26 inches (44x66cm) and maximum weight 75kgs may be placed on an EXTRA seat which can be purchased at any nearest ticketing office.


    6. LIVE PLANTS AND FLOWERS
    We do not accept live plants and flowers as check-in nor as hand carry on our international flights. Only hand held bouquets are allowed in our cabin. Ensure the stem or ends of the bouquet are properly wrapped to avoid spillage of water that they are placed in. Water may cause damage to our aircraft and carry-on items belonging to other passengers should the bouquet be stored in the overhead locker.


    7. SYRINGES OR OTHER INJECTABLE MEDICATION
    Passenger that require the use of medical syringes or injectable medications during flight such as diabetics, or other passenger with documented proof of medical needs, are allowed to carry such items on board. These passengers must meet the following:

    a) hold a doctor’s certificate stating the medical need,
    b) unused syringes come together with medications such as insulin or insulin medication loaded in syringes,
    c) the syringes or injectable medications are professionally packed and labeled so that they can be identified,
    d) items are available at any time for security inspection such as X-ray check,
    e) used syringes must not be disposed off in the cabin; we would require you to take the syringe with you and discard upon disembarkment.


    8. ITEM CONTAINING LITHIUM BATTERIES.
    Unders the Provision of IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, some items containing Lithium Batteries are accepted. However these items must be properly packaged and meet the requirements below:-

    1) Laptop – Less than 100Wh
    2) Electronic Ciggarete – <2 unit per passenger
    3) Wheelchair - <300Wh   
    4) Baby strollers - <300Wh
    5) Powerbank/spare dry batteries - <100Wh, <2g
    6) Dry Ice - <2.5kg


    9. PROHIBITED ITEMS
    Dangerous goods are articles or substances which are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property or the environment. Below is the list of Dangerous Goods we adhere to as per regulation requirements.

    The following category of checked in baggage will be accepted upon passengers signing the LIMITED RELEASE TAG (LRT).

    • Fragile - includes any sporting equipment
    • Unsuitable packing
    • Perishables
    • Damaged items
    • Bags with broken handles, damaged straps, tears, dents, scratches,
    • Late checkin
    • Not permitted to carry into cabin

    Passengers are encouraged to purchase the necessary Travel Insurance for this purpose.


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  • Note :  All claims of mishandled bags, damaged or pilferage must be reported prior to leaving the baggage reclaim area or the concern airport vicinity. The validity of the PIR(Property Irregularity Report) will commence immediately upon passenger claimed bag is mishandle. Our baggage compensation policy for mishandled baggage follows the Warsaw and Montreal Convention as applicable. All Baggage related compensation claims will be settled within 60 Working Days.

  • Addresses on Checked in Baggage name tags
    Passengers are advised to only write their names and Telephone numbers in the name tags of their checked in bags. Airlines are advising passengers to avoid giving criminal rings a chance to use your checked in baggage as a mule to ferry illicit drugs or contraband. The ring is able to follow the trail with the address. Airlines will still be able to contact you in case of any disruption with the telephone number which is sufficient for tracing passengers.