Japan Airlines 2019 Baggage Allowance and Fees

Flying with Japan Airlines? Discover everything you need to know about Japan Airlines baggage allowance, restrictions, fees and charges.

Japan Airlines Carry-On Baggage

When travelling with Japan Airlines, Carry-On Baggage allows you to travel with two bags,  one must be a personal bag such as a handbag, small laptop bag ect. and the other  must be within the dimensions of 55cm x 40m x 25cm. 

Please note that the combined weight of both bags must not exceed 10 kg.

Japan Airlines Checked Baggage

ClassNumber of bagsOutside Dimensions per bag (Length,Width,Height)Weight
Economy 2203cm23kg
Premium Economy2203cm23kg
First3203cm32kg
Business3203cm32kg


Japan Airlines Excess Baggage

If your luggage is outside of the airlines guidelines, you may be charged expensive excess baggage fees on the airline. Depending on your route of travel, these charges can vary.

 Between Japan and Asia, Guam, OceaniaBetween Japan, Asia, India, Oceania and Hawaii, North/Central/South America, Europe, Middle East, AfricaWithin Japan (when International Conditions of Carriage applies)
Per extra bagJPY 10,000JPY 20,000 JPY 5,000
Exceeds size dimensionsOver 203 cm = JPY 10,000Over 203 cm = JPY 20,000Over 203 cm = JPY 5,000
Exceeds weight restrictions23 kg – 32 kg = JPY 6,000

32 kg – 45 kg = JPY 30,000
23 kg – 32 kg = JPY 10,00

32 kg- 45 kg = JPY 60,000
23 kg – 32 kg = JPY 1,000

32 kg – 45 kg = JPY 15,000

Japan Airlines Sports Equipment 

Are you planning on bringing sports equipment on Japan Airlines with you? Please note, that some items might not be considered as free luggage and you might have to pay extra charges. Check here for more details regarding travelling with sports equipment.

Uni Baggage – Airline Baggage Alternative

It’s no secret that airline baggage can not only be complex depending on the route you’re travelling, but it can be expensive regarding the airport charges for excess baggage. Thankfully, that’s where Uni Baggage comes in.

Uni Baggage provides a great low cost alternative to airline baggage, with a low cost, fast and convenient luggage shipping service which allows you to travel hands-free! It means you’ll save yourself a lot of time at the airport when you don’t have to check-in your bags, no waiting around at luggage carousels on the other side and ultimately, one less thing to worry about whilst you travel. To give you that extra peace of mind, Uni Baggage offers up to £1000 compensation cover on every single shipment.

Book online and Uni Baggage will collect your luggage and deliver it quickly and safely to where it needs to go. As well as providing a reliable door to door service, Uni Baggage offers luggage tracking, SMS and email notifications the entire way through. Uni Baggage ships to 200+ countries worldwide. To find out more, visit our luggage shipping page.

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Up to date information gathered from the following sources on 23/07/18
http://www.jal.co.jp/en/inter/baggage/checked/?_ga=2.267771401.66762825.1532380883-80745850.1532380883
http://www.jal.co.jp/en/inter/baggage/inflight/
http://www.jal.co.jp/en/inter/baggage/