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 Allowance||Business Class||Economy Class & Economy Max||Maximum Dimensions|
|General Allowance||2 pieces up to 32 kg each||1 piece up to 23 kg||158 cm
(width + height + depth)
|Switzerland to Brazil||2 pieces up to 32 kg each||2 pieces up to 23 kg each|
|To/from Sri Lanka, Vietnam|
|From Brazil||2 pieces up to 32 kg each||2 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 Baggage||Weight||Size||Short-haul & medium-haul routes||Long-haul routes|
|2nd additional piece*||max. 23 kg||max. 158 cm||N/A||CHF 100 / EUR 90 / USD/CAD 100|
|Additional piece||max. 23 kg||max. 158 cm||CHF 90 / EUR 75||CHF 180 / EUR 150 / USD/CAD 200|
|Overweight piece||24-32 kg||max. 158 cm||CHF 60 / EUR 50||CHF 120 / EUR 100 / USD/CAD 150|
|Oversized piece||max. 23 kg||over 158 cm||CHF 120 / EUR 100||CHF 240 / EUR 200 / USD/CAD 300|
|Overweight and oversized piece||24-32 kg||over 158 cm||CHF 180 / EUR 150||CHF 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).|
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 Equipment||Category||Short-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
|Big||CHF 120 / EUR 100||CHF 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.