Middle East Airlines Baggage Allowance

Just like any other airline Middle East Airlines has its luggage policies and restrictions, that you need to follow.

And whether it is your first time traveling with Middle East Airlines or not, it is important to know and follow their luggage regulations.

In this post we will cover everything you need to know about Middle East Airlines baggage allowance and prices to avoid any last minute charges at the airport.

Let’s dig a little deeper.

Middle East Airlines Baggage
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Carry on Baggage

All Middle East Airlines Guests are allowed to carry as hand luggage the following items:

  • One carry on bag with the following dimensions /size and weight
    • Your hand baggage must not exceed the following dimensions 121 cm (56cm x 40cm x 25cm). (including pockets, wheels and handles).
  • One personal items with the following dimensions / size and weight
    • the personal accessory should not exceed the following dimensions: 85 cm (30cm x 40cm x 15cm)
  • The two items combined must not exceed 10KG in weight

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Checked Baggage

Middle east Checked baggage allowance depends on the route and the ticket you have, checked baggage allowance is as follows:

RoutesBusiness classEconomy class
Beirut and Africa or Jordan70 kg35 kg
Beirut and Cairo, Istanbul, Lanarca, Yerevan or the Middle East (excluding Jordan)60 kg30 kg
Beirut and Europe3 pieces not exceeding 23 kg and 158 cm each1 piece not exceeding 23 kg and 158 cm

Excess Baggage

If you would like to travel with more baggage, additional excess baggage fees will apply as described below:

FROM BEIRUT TOFirst additional piece up to 23KGSecond & more additional pieces up to 23KGPiece between 23KG and 30KG
Offline / OnlineOffline / OnlineOnline
CAIRO150 USD / 100 USD150 USD / 100 USD50 USD
FRANKFURT150 USD / 100 USD150 USD / 100 USD50 USD
JEDDAH / RIYADH/ DAMMAM /MADINAH150 USD / 100 USD150 USD / 100 USD50 USD
KUWAIT100 USD / 90 USD100 USD / 90 USD40 USD
ALL DESTINATIONS75 USD / 50 USD200 USD / 150 USD50 USD
TO BEIRUT OR TO ME POINTS VIA BEIRUTFirst additional piece up to 23KGSecond & more additional pieces up to 23KGPiece between 23KG and 30KG
Offline / OnlineOffline / OnlineOnline
Abu Dhabi and Dubai280 AED / 190 AED740 AED / 560 AED190 AED
Al Najaf75 USD / 50 USD200 USD / 150 USD50 USD
Amman54 JOD / 36 JOD142 JOD / 107 JOD36 JOD
Athens75 EUR / 50 EUR200 EUR / 150 EUR50 EUR
Baghdad75 USD / 50 USD200 USD / 150 USD50 USD
Basra75 USD / 50 USD200 USD / 150 USD50 USD
Brussels75 EUR / 50 EUR200 EUR / 150 EUR50 EUR
Cairo2460 EGP / 1640 EGP2460 EGP / 1640 EGP830 EGP
Copenhagen75 EUR / 50 EUR200 EUR / 150 EUR50 EUR
Dammam565 SAR/ 375 SAR565 SAR/ 375 SAR190 SAR
Doha280 QAR / 190 QAR 730 QAR / 550 QAR 190 QAR 
Doha – Cairo400 QAR / 300 QAR 730 QAR / 550 QAR 190 QAR 
Erbil75 USD / 50 USD200 USD / 150 USD50 USD
Frankfurt150 EUR / 100 EUR150 EUR / 100 EUR50 EUR
Geneva75 CHF / 50 CHF200 CHF / 150 CHF50 CHF
Istanbul75 USD / 50 USD200 USD / 150 USD50 USD
Jeddah565 SAR/ 375 SAR565 SAR/ 375 SAR190 SAR
Kuwait30 KWD / 27 KWD30 KWD / 27 KWD12 KWD
Kuwait – Cairo 50 KWD / 50 KWD60 KWD / 60 KWD  12 KWD
Larnaca75 EUR / 50 EUR200 EUR / 150 EUR50 EUR
London75 GBP / 50 GBP200 GBP / 150 GBP50 GBP
Madinah565 SAR/ 375 SAR565 SAR/ 375 SAR190 SAR
Madrid75 EUR / 50 EUR200 EUR / 150 EUR50 EUR
Milan75 EUR / 50 EUR200 EUR / 150 EUR50 EUR
Nice75 EUR / 50 EUR200 EUR / 150 EUR50 EUR
Paris75 EUR / 50 EUR200 EUR / 150 EUR50 EUR
Riyadh565 SAR/ 375 SAR565 SAR/ 375 SAR190 SAR
Rome75 EUR / 50 EUR200 EUR / 150 EUR50 EUR
Yerevan75 USD / 50 USD200 USD / 150 USD50 USD
Source: Midlle East Ariline baggage Website

Overweight Baggage

For routes between Lebanon and Europe, every piece of baggage should not exceed 32 kg, or it will have to be transported as cargo. The charges are per-piece basis, and are as follows:

RoutesOverweight baggage Charges
Beirut and Eurozone countries100 EUR
Beirut and Geneva100 CHF
Beirut and London100 GBP
Beirut and the rest of European countries100 USD or local equivalent

Special Baggage / Sport Equipment

You can transport one piece of sports equipment free of charge, provided it weighs under 23 kg.

Each extra piece of sports equipment under 23 kg will be charged at a rate of 200 USD / piece or local equivalent.

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