Malaysia Airlines New Free Baggage Allowance

Starting 08 April 2019, Malaysia Airlines will introduce new free baggage allowance for Economy class travel to international destinations (except Jeddah and Madinah).

Malaysia Airlines will be moving from it’s “one size fits all” approach and will offer a more personalised choice to travellers based on their travel needs.

The new free baggage allowance will vary by fare brand and fare class booked.

BrandGroupRedemptionPromoBasicSmartFlex
Fare ClassG,EXO,QN,SV,L,M,KH,B,Y
Baggage (kg)202020253035

Application

  • All Economy Class Fare Brand
  • International travel (excluding Jeddah & Madinah)
  • Tickets issued or reissued, on or after 08 April 2019. Tickets issued or reissued prior to 08 April 2019 will remain as 30kgs.
  • Current allowable number of pieces and baggage dimensions remains.
  • Current additional free baggage allowance entitlement for Enrich Platinum, Gold and Silver members remains.
ScenariosBaggage Allowance
Fully international on Economy ClassNew baggage allowance applies.
Fully international Business Suite50kg. Current Business Suite allowance applies.
Fully domestic:
a. Economy Class
b. Business Class
Current allowance applies
20kg
40kg
Combination of domestic and international travel in Economy class connecting time within 24 hours in the same ticket.New baggage allowance applies.
Combination of domestic and international travel in Economy class connecting time more than 24 hours in the same ticket.New baggage allowance applies.
Combination of domestic and international travel in Economy class connecting time more than 24 hours on separate tickets.Domestic – 20kg
International – New baggage allowance applies.
Enrich Platinum and OneWorld Emerald members travelling Economy class on MH international sectors.Allowed 100% additional checked baggage allowance based on respective class of travel. in the new baggage allowance.
Enrich Gold and OneWorld Sapphire members travelling Economy class on MH international sectors.Allowed 50% additional checked baggage allowance based on respective class of travel. in the new baggage allowance.
Enrich Silver members travelling Economy class on MH international sectors.5kgs additional checked baggage allowance based on respective class of travel. in the new baggage allowance.

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