Edelweiss Air Baggage and Carry-on

What is the hand baggage allowance on Edelweiss Air flights?

On Edelweiss Air flights, you are entitled to one piece of hand baggage in Economy Class and Economy Max, and two pieces in Business Class. Any piece of hand baggage can measure up to 55 x 40 x 23 cm and weigh up to 8 kg. A folding garment bag with maximum dimensions of 57 x 54 x 15 cm can also be accepted as hand baggage.

In addition to the hand baggage, you can also take on board with you the following: a handbag, laptop bag or shoulder bag (maximum 40 x 30 x 10 cm), a child seat, a pair of walking aids, medical equipment.

What is the checked baggage allowance on Edelweiss Air flights?

The checked baggage allowance depends on your travel class and applies per person (it is not cumulative, even if you are traveling with a companion):

Free Baggage AllowanceBusiness ClassEconomy Class & Economy MaxMaximum Dimensions
General Allowance2 pieces up to 32 kg each1 piece up to 23 kg158 cm

(width + height + depth)

Switzerland to Brazil2 pieces up to 32 kg each2 pieces up to 23 kg each
To/from Sri Lanka, Vietnam
From Brazil2 pieces up to 32 kg each2 pieces up to 32 kg each

Edelweiss does not accept any piece of checked baggage, including sports equipment, weighing more than 32 kg.

Excess Baggage Fees

If you know you’ll have more baggage than the free baggage allowance, you can buy additional baggage allowance. The fees vary depending on the destination:

Excess BaggageWeightSizeShort-haul & medium-haul routesLong-haul routes
2nd additional piece*max. 23 kgmax. 158 cmN/ACHF 100 / EUR 90 / USD/CAD 100
Additional piecemax. 23 kgmax. 158 cmCHF 90 / EUR 75CHF 180 / EUR 150 / USD/CAD 200
Overweight piece24-32 kgmax. 158 cmCHF 60 / EUR 50CHF 120 / EUR 100 / USD/CAD 150
Oversized piecemax. 23 kgover 158 cmCHF 120 / EUR 100CHF 240 / EUR 200 / USD/CAD 300
Overweight and oversized piece24-32 kgover 158 cmCHF 180 / EUR 150CHF 360 / EUR 300 / USD/CAD 450
*Only applies for Economy Class and Economy Max and in connection with travel to/from the US, Canada and South Africa.
Fees are cumulative (e.g., an overweight and oversized 2nd additional piece will be charged CHF 270 / EUR 225 on short-haul & medium-haul routes, and CHF 540 / EUR 450 on long-haul routes).

Sports Equipment

Golf equipment up to 23 kg is always free of charge on all Edelweiss flights.

The first additional sports equipment in the Normal category is transported free of charge on all Edelweiss flights. The following fee will be charged for the first sports equipment in the Big category in all booking classes:

Sports EquipmentCategoryShort-haul &
Ski, water ski, snowboard, bicycle, surfboard (up to 2 m), scuba diving,
boogie board, bodyboard, wakeboard, kite surfboard, waveboard,
archery, bowling, angling, parachute, skateboard, tennis, squash,
badminton, mountaineering/hiking, ice hockey, inline skates, javelins
Windsurfing, longboard (more than 2 m long), hang gliding, tandem,
riding, canoe, kayak, rubber dinghy, pole vault
BigCHF 120 / EUR 100CHF 240 / EUR 200

For every additional sports bag, the excess baggage fees apply. If your baggage allowance is exceeded (number of pieces, size or weight per piece), it is better to inform Edelweiss Air when you book your ticket.

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