How Much Baggage is Allowed on Japan Airlines?

Whenever you are traveling with Japan Airlines, please ensure to get a complete knowledge of the baggage allowance and restrictions to avoid any inconvenience at the airport before boarding the flight. Initially, read the baggage policy and then know about the weight limit so that you don't carry any extra luggage or banned items.

Japan Airlines' baggage policy

  • A passenger cannot carry any weapons, or sharp objects like scissors, knives, screws, blades, etc. liquids, and medicines also can be taken in limited quantities and sealed in a transparent bag for checking.
  • Valuable items should not be carried in checked baggage.
  • Items that endanger the security of other passengers, like lighters or matches, and violate the security rules of Japan Airlines must not be carried in, checked, or carry on baggage.
  • The carry-on baggage must fit into the overhead counter or under the seat of the flight. 
  • If you are traveling with an infant, a baby bag is allowed for free with hand baggage.

Japan Airline Baggage limit:

 For carry-on baggage:

  • You can carry one piece of carry-on baggage with a maximum weight of 10 kg(22 lbs)
  • The dimension of the carry-on baggage must be within 115 cm(45 in)
  • One small handbag, a piece of garment, a laptop bag, or a shopping bag can be carried with the carry-on baggage.
  • If you exceed the maximum limit by weight or size, then it may be taken away to be checked in.

For checked-in baggage:

  • For premium/first class passengers, 3 pieces with a maximum weight of 32 kg
  • For other passengers, 2 pieces with a maximum weight of 23 kg
  • One infant bag of 203 cm is also allowed without extra charges.
  • If you are a JMB FLY ON or JGC, 4 pieces of baggage with a maximum capacity of 32 kg is allowed.
  • Baby strollers and child seats can also be added to checked-in baggage.

Please contact Japan Airlines customer service for further information on carrying musical instruments or sports equipment

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