Emirates Suitcases/Bags

Cabin baggage allowances

Generally, the amount of cabin baggage you may bring depends on which service class you are flying.

Cabin Baggage Allowance for First Class and Business Class:

No. of items:

two (2) pieces of carry-on baggage:

Type of item:

One briefcase with either one(1) handbag or one garment bag.

Size Restriction:

The briefcase should not exceed 18 x 14 x 8 inches (45 x 35 x 20cm); the handbag should not exceed 22 x 15 x 8 inches (55 x 38 x 20cm); the garment bag can not be more than 8 inches (20cm) in thickness when folded. Weight Limit of each piece is 7kg (15lb).

Cabin Baggage Allowance for Economy Class

No. of items:

One (1) piece of carry-on baggage

Size Restriction:

Size should not be more than 22 x 15 x 8 inches (55 x 38 x 20cm)

Weight Restriction

weight must not be more than 7 kg (15 lb).

Note: Customers boarding in India are permitted one(1) piece of carry-on baggage. The size limit of the carry-on baggage is  45.3 inches (length + width + height) or 115 centimeters.

Note: The customers for all the flights departing from Brazil  can bring up to 10 kg of cabin baggage.

Duty free purchases e.g cigarettes, liquor,and perfume are also allowed within reasonable quantities for all service classes. However, liquid restriction is in place in manyCAb airports may restrict such items from going through security screening points. please also see More about liquid restrictions.

Customers travelling with infants

Customers of any class of service who are travelling with their infants can carry one (1) additional piece of checked-in baggage with size restriction of  22 x 15 x 8 inches (55 x 38 x 20cm) or weight up to (10kg)/(22lb), where weight concept is applicable and 50lb (23kg) where piece concept is applicable.


Checked in Baggage Policy (Except Americas Destinations)

For passengers travelling to and from destinations outside of Americas, these are the checked in allowance:

Economy  Class

Business Class First Class
Special Saver Flex Flex Plus All fare types All fare types
20  kg 30 kg 30 kg 35 kg 40 kg 50 kg


If your allowance has increased after having a ticket reissued, we strongly recommend that you carry proof of your original baggage allowance (a print out or screenshot of the original ticket).

Customers can check in number of bags according to their need. They must abide by the rules of the cumulative weight. However, each separate item must be under 32 kg in total.

Items exceeding 300cm (118 inches) in size can’t be checked in as baggage and they will have to be sent as freight or cargo. This is without any exception.

Piece concept (for Canada, North America, South America and flights from Africa)

For destinations in Canada, North America or South America, or flight from Africa, Baggage rules are different.

Size Limit

The total dimensions (length + width + height) per piece must not be larger than 150 cm (59 inches) in size.  Customers will have to pay an extra fee for items exceeding dimensions 59 inches (150 cm) up to a maximum of 300 cm. If an individual item has total dimensions larger than 300 cm (118 inches), then airline  can’t check it in as baggage and it will have to be sent as freight or cargo.

If customers check in two pieces of luggage (in any of three classes), the combined dimensions of both the pieces should not exceed  300cm (118 inches).

Our offers of Suitcase and Bags

We have got purpose made suitcases and bags which will serve your purpose of travelling with Emirates. The bags with the dimensions 18 x 14 x 8 inches (45 x 35 x 20 cm) as brief and 22 x 15 x 8 inches (55 x 38 x 20cm) as hand bag what you require in terms of hand baggage size. As for checked in bags we have sizes as per the size limit of Emirates. The required weight of 32 kg(as per customer class fare) can be easily adjusted in.


The idea behind writing this article is to give passengers an overview about the baggage size limit and specifications of Emirates.

This would enable them to purchase right bag/suitcase. Our offer is really helpful for customers of Emirates. We have all the required sizes i.e. 18 x 14 x 8 inches (45 x 35 x 20 cm) as brief and 22 x 15 x 8 inches (55 x 38 x 20cm) available. Also we deal in bags suitable for check in baggage of 150 cm (59 inches).


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