Kenya Airways baggage allowance for Economy, Business Class and Sky Team Elite

In air travel, baggage allowance refers to the quantity and the size of a passenger’s checked baggage or luggage that are allowed onboard a plane for free. With Kenya Airways, checked baggage allowances are determined by the route and class flying as well as the weight of luggage measured in kilogram (kg).

Here is a breakdown of baggage allowance for each class.

Economy class

Kenya Airways passengers flying the Economy class to all destinations are allowed to carry two luggage weighing 23Kg each. Only one luggage of 23Kg is permitted on certain travels within Africa.

The baggage on the conveyor belt to the airplane.

Business Class

Kenya Airways passengers flying the Business Class from Africa to Africa, Middle East, Europe, and to America are allowed to carry two luggage weighing 32kg each.

Sky Team Elite & Elite Plus

Kenya Airways passengers who are members of the frequent flyer programme, that is; Sky Team Elite and Elite Plus, are permitted an additional 1 luggage weighing 32kg when travelling in business class, or an additional 1 luggage weighing 23kg when travelling in economy class.

Kenya Airways is the official and flag carrier of Kenya. It was established after the dissolution of the East African Airways in the year 1977. Kenya Airways is headquartered in Nairobi with its hub at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Kenya Airways began as state property of the Kenyan government until April 1996, when it was privatized. This made Kenya Airways the first African flag carrier to be successfully privatized.

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