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Travelling with Turkish Airlines is easy and enjoyable, it doesn't matter whether you're packing for a vacation, business trip, or family trip. Under the Turkish Airlines baggage allowance, you may carry up to two cabin bags free of charge. On this page, you will know the rules of carry-on and checked baggage, which can help you to avoid extra fees and make your trip stress-free.

Table of contents

What Is Turkish Airlines carry-on Baggage Allowance?
Turkish Airlines checked Baggage
Prohibited to carry in cabin baggage
Does Turkish Airlines Allow Sport Equipment On The Flight?
Does Turkish Airlines Apply A Fee For Sport Equipment?
What Is Turkish Airlines Musical Instruments Policy?
How To Avoid Excess Baggage Fee?
Turkish Airlines Excess Baggage Fee
What Should I Do If My Luggage Lost or Damaged?
Faq

What Is Turkish Airlines carry-on Baggage Allowance?

Turkish Airlines allows passengers to carry one cabin bag and one personal item without incurring the excess baggage fee. There are some terms and conditions for carry-on baggage allowance. The carry-on luggage size should not be more than 23x40x55, and its weight should not exceed 8kg if you travel in economy class.
Whereas, as per the Turkish Airlines baggage limit rules, business class passengers can carry up to two cabins free of charge. They can carry up to 8 kg in each cabin bag. Remember that your personal items' size and weight should not be more than 40x30x15 and 8kg; it applies to all flight passengers.

Turkish Airlines checked Baggage

Currently, Turkish Airlines does not show the checked baggage allowance on its official website. Don't worry! You may find the checked baggage information on the free baggage calculator. Here are some Turkish Airlines checked baggage conditions under the Turkish Airlines baggage regulations.

  • If your flight is to/from the United States and Canada, in Economy class, you may check up to bag, but that weight & size should not exceed 23 kg per bag and 158 cm.
  • Whereas, in business class, you may check two bags, but the weight should not be more than 32kg.
  • On the international flight, there is no carry-on number of luggage restrictions but carry-on weight restrictions apply. You may carry up to 20 kg if you book a seat in the economy class.
  • If you purchase a business class seat for an international flight, you may check luggage whose weight should not be more than 30 kg.
  • Turkish Airlines will charge an excess baggage fee for every passenger who carries more than 23 kg if they book economy class.
  • If you book a business class seat and carry more than 32 kg, an excess baggage fee will apply to you.

Prohibited Items To Carry In Cabin Baggage

As per the international flight rules, there are some prohibited items that you may not carry in your cabin baggage. If some items do not meet the carry-on baggage rules, the airline will move them to the cargo area. Cricket items, baseball, golf, and other similar items are restricted in the cabin class. However, you may not carry any harmful or flaming items on the flight.

Does Turkish Airlines Allow Sports Equipment On The Flight?

Yes, Turkish Airlines allows you to carry your sports equipment on the flight, but it will be subject to terms and conditions. Your sports items will be considered only as checked Baggage. You will have to inform the airline if you plan to travel with your sports equipment. As per the Turkish Airways baggage allowance, your sports items are subject to an excess baggage fee.
Here are some sports items that you can carry.

  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Hockey
  • Tenting
  • Water skiing
  • Diving
  • Windsurfing
  • Inflatable boat
  • Archery
  • Snowboard
  • Cycle

Does Turkish Airlines Apply A Fee For Sports Equipment?

Yes, Turkish Airlines will charge you a sports item fee, which depends on your item's weight. Basically, charges will apply to you at approximately 395 TRY. It may be changed at the check-in area, after measuring your sports items' size and weight, and the airline will inform you about your sports fee.

What Is Turkish Airlines Musical Instruments Policy?

The Turkish Airlines musical instruments policy allows you to carry your musical instruments, but you must meet the terms and conditions of the carry-on musical items policy. If your musical item size is not more than 118cm, as per the standard Turkish Airlines baggage regulations, you are allowed to bring it in cabin class.
Under the cargo space rule, your item's weight should not be more than 75 kg. You will have to notify the airline at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled departure. The airline will charge you a fee between 200 and 1000 dollars, depending on your fare type.

How To Avoid Excess Baggage Fees?

If you fly with Turkish Airlines and wish to avoid excess baggage fees. Before making a reservation, you should go through the baggage policy. After reviewing the policy, pack your bag; it will be beneficial for you. You should pack a lightweight item that can easily fit under the seat. If you book a business class seat, you will get an extra baggage allowance; you can bring up to two handbags free of charge and one personal item. Try to carry a bag that size under the maximum size restriction limit.

Turkish Airlines Excess Baggage Fee

When making a reservation, you may purchase an extra baggage allowance of up to two before your scheduled departure. Under the Turkish Airlines baggage limit, if you carry more than two bags or carry overweight or oversized luggage, Turkish Airlines will charge you an excess baggage fee. The excess baggage fee will be based on the number of bags you carry. If you fly under the student discount fare or as a soldier, the airline will charge you TRY 20 per 1kg. However, the excess baggage fee is based on domestic and international flights.

What Should I Do If My Luggage Is Lost or Damaged?

If your luggage is lost or damaged at the airport, in that situation you must contact the Turkish Airlines customer care team. If you do not receive your luggage within five days after your arrival, you may request a claim. You must submit legal evidence about your luggage and visit the lost & found department to claim. If the airline is unable to find your luggage, the airline will reimburse you, depending on what you carry in your luggage.

Faq's

1. Does Turkish Airlines allow cabin baggage?

Ans. As per the Turkish Airway baggage allowance, you may carry up to two cabin luggage, which depends on your fare type.

2. How much weight can I carry in cabin class?

Ans. If you purchase an economy class ticket, you may carry up to 23 kg, whereas if you purchase a business class ticket, you can bring up to 32 kg.

3. Can I carry a bag free of charge?

Ans. Yes, as per the Turkish airline's baggage allowance, the airline allows you to carry a bag free of charge. The free carry-on bag is subject to terms and conditions.

4. How many airlines allow free bags in cabin class?

Ans. Turkish Airlines allows its passengers to carry up to two bags in the class and one personal item. There are certain conditions for baggage allowance that you must meet.

5. Can I purchase an extra baggage allowance?

Ans. Yes, you may purchase an extra baggage allowance before your flight departure. However, you can purchase it when you make a reservation.

 

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