Cathay Pacific Baggage Allowance, Weight, Size & Limits Guide [2021]

Guide to Cathay Pacific Baggage allowance

Cathay Pacific Cabin Baggage Allowance Limits

More information on baggage at Cathay Pacific’s website can be found at


Cathay Pacific Cabin Baggage Sizes

This cart features wheels on the bottom, handles and three built-in side pockets.

Do not stow items such as shoes, rubbish bags and wet laundry in overhead lockers or under the seat.

Cathay Pacific Cabin Weight Allowance

Your luggage allowance will be determined by the total weight of your cabin baggage.

  • Class Weight
  • First Class 15kg (33 lbs)
  • Business Class 10kg (22 lbs)
  • Premium Economy Class 7kg (15lbs)
  • Economy Class 7kg (15lbs)

Cathay Pacific Cabin Baggage Allowance by Class

Class Piece allowance Weight / Dimensions allowance

Business class will be amazing if you want to travel like the rich and famous. 15lbs is the total weight, in which not more than 118 cm combined with the dimension of 45″.

Premium Economy class 2

Airline passengers have weight restrictions to stay within the cabin. In order to fly Business Class you will need to weigh no more than 33 pounds and reserve that piece of luggage that won’t exceed 22 inches x 14 inches x 9 inches.

Prorated Economy and Premium economy edition Total weight: 7 kg (15 lbs) Each piece must not exceed: 56cm x 36cm x 23cm (22in x 14in x 9in).

Cathay Pacific Free Personal Baggage

You may bring any one of the free items on board with your baggage: diapers, baby food or formula, sunscreen and insect repellent, a small toy for an infant or juvenile and animal comfort item such as litter box.

  • a small handbag
  • a small backpack
  • a briefcase
  • a laptop bag.

Cathay Pacific Children Baggage Policy

When you are travelling with a child or an infant, there are certain items that you can carry onboard free of charge: diapers, baby food and formula, sippy cups, bottles and toys.

  • an approved car safety seat
  • a small bag of food and nappies
  • an umbrella type collapsible stroller
  • Packages larger than 20cm x 30 cm will be charged for by weight to avoid excess baggage fee.

Allowance for a journey involving other carriers

Cathay Pacific provides guidelines on cabin baggage. However, individual airlines may apply for a different policy. You will have to find out the policies of these other airlines and comply with their requirements when using these carriers within your journey.

Passengers are advised to check-in any baggage that they cannot carry on into the overhead compartment. This prevents oversize or overweight bags from going with you, and ensures a cheaper, easier trip.

More information at Cathay Pacific Baggage Policy

Cathay Pacific Baggage Policies Website:

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