Your baggage allowance includes checked baggage, depending on your fare.

Checked-in baggage

baggageThe number of free baggage items varies according to the fare booked. One item of baggage may weigh up to 23 kg, or up to 32 kg in Business Class.

Find out about airberlin's fares » and the respective baggage conditions. You can also view your free baggage allowance during the booking process, subsequently under My Booking » or on your booking confirmation.

The free baggage allowance for children up to 11 years old includes a checked bag weighing up to 23 kg except in Economy Light (or JustFly bookings made before 12/7/2016).


Carry-On Baggage

On each flight, you can take one item of hand baggage into the cabin, which may weigh up to 8 kg. The dimensions may not exceed 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm. Please check the size of your hand baggage in the racks provided at check-in.


In addition one of the following items (max. 40 cm x 30 cm x 10 cm; 2 kg) may be taken into the cabin free of charge:

  • a laptop case
  • a lady’s handbag, a lady’s purse or a gentlemen’s handbagAdditional hand baggage  



For your own comfort and to speed up the boarding process we kindly ask you to stow only your labeled hand luggage in the overhead bins.
Personal items must be stowed under the seat in front of you.
In case of an (almost) fully booked aircraft and due to limited space available in the cabin it might happen that your hand luggage must be checked-in and will be carried in the hold.
You have to follow the instructions of the ground staff and flight crew at any time.



Additional heavy hand baggage20KG-extra-luggage

For an additional fee, airberlin will allow you to carry on an additional item of hand baggage that weighs up to 20 kg. This item may not exceed 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm in size and must be placed under the seat in front of you. Since this service is only offered for a maximum of 5 passengers on short- and medium-haul flights, we recommend booking your flight as soon as possible.
Please contact our Service Center ».

Please note the EU cabin baggage regulations »

for liquids:  
  • liquid in handluggageIndividual liquid containers must not contain more than 100 ml
  • You may transport a maximum of 10 containers in your hand baggage
  • Any liquids must be carried in a transparent, re-sealable plastic bag that holds a maximum of 1 litre

Passengers traveling in Business Class can take a second piece of hand baggage. (Also applies to FlyFlex+ bookings made before before 12.07.2016)

In addition, the following items may be taken aboard if the passenger is dependent on them:

  • a wheelchair (to be left at the gate)
  • a pair of crutches and/or splints, other prostheses
  • a doctor's bag

We recommend that you carry valuables, medication, perishable or fragile items in your hand baggage. Please read our rules » on which items may only be carried in your hand baggage.

You will find information about limitations of liability in our Terms and Conditions ».

Please note:

Since the space for hand baggage on board is limited, it may occur that in cases of heavy loading, you are asked for your safety to hand in your hand baggage for storage in the cargo hold.

The approved hand baggage allowance is subject to the provisions of the operating carrier, if one or more of your flights is operated by an airberlin partner.