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New Allowed Baggage Limits

For all airline travel, preparation and transportation of our luggage can be a pleasant process and a significant element for a pleasant vacation, if we are correctly organized.

You should know:

  • If a trip is cancelled, the respective prepayment for overweight and/or additional baggage charges will be reimbursed.

Baggage allowance and essentials

Baggage policy on aircraft DH8 -100 and DH8 -400:

 CLASS   NUMBER OF BAGGAGE PIECES/ KILOS/ DIMENSIONS  GOLD MEMBERS
 Economy  1 piece of baggage up to 23 kilos / total dimensions 158cm  +1 piece of baggage up to 23 kilos, total dimensions 158cm
  • For infants (0-2 years of age) you are allowed one baggage up to 23 kilos, total dimensions 158cm
  • For children (2-12 years of age) you are allowed one baggage up to 23 kilos, total dimensions 158cm

Baggage policy on aircraft A320/A321:

  Economy   Business
 Domestic Flights  GoLight  Flex   Business
 Short International flights [1]  X  1 piece up to 23kg  2 bags up to 32 kg each
 Long International flights [2]
Gold members

 1 extra piece

 

[1] Cyprus, Italy, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic, Turkey, Israel, Poland, Switzerland, Lebanon, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Israel, Jordan, Georgia, Croatia, Malta
[2] France, Belgium, United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Netherlands

The baggage-carrying policy on AEGEAN flights from/to Saudi Arabia and Iran is based on the weight concept. Please refer to the tables below for detailed information on the number and weight of bags you are permitted to carry.

 Economy Class  Business Class
 Up to 5 bags and 30 kg total  Up to 5 bags and 40 kg total

Passengers may purchase additional baggage directly from their travel agent, Olympic Air's website and Mobile Site, the call center or at the airport. In case somebody wishes to purchase additional baggage through Olympic Air's Call Center, at a time other than that of ticket issuance, a service fee of €8 per passenger will apply. Pre-purchase is possible up to 2 hours prior to departure. Please note that these charges are up to 43% lower than the amount charged in the event payment is made at the airport.

What can I carry with me if I am traveling with an infant?

Infants (0 to 2 years old) may carry one hand luggage with the necessary baby equipment for the journey and one fold-up, collapsible stroller.
Flex & Business: Infants (0 to 2 years old) may carry one hand luggage with the necessary baby equipment for the journey, one piece of baggage weighing up to 23 kilos and one fold-up, collapsible stroller.

 “Baggage” is the suitcase, bag or case, which holds a traveler’s articles during his trip. The traveler can be expected to carry clothing, toiletries, small possessions and trip necessities.

What can I carry with me?

The following items should not be in checked baggage, but should be carried by the passenger in hand luggage:

  • medicine
  • jewelry
  • money
  • insurance documents
  • passports
  • Identification
  • professional documents
  • negotiable papers
  • deeds
  • documents
  • precious metals
  • computers
  • personal electronic devices
  • bills
  • keys
  • glasses
  • samples
  • other valuable/fragile items

No liability lies with the air carrier for items attached to the baggage. If you wish to transport in your baggage or as baggage, item(s) that cannot be defined as baggage or are not among the expected baggage contents according to the definition of baggage in the relevant section, you must state it upon check in. In this case, you will be required to sign a document stating that the transportation is under your responsibility (Limited Release Form).

For flights carried out by our Codeshare Partners, please refer to the specified codeshare partner website for information on a specific carrier's baggage policy.

Hand luggage and essentials

Class of Service Number and Size   Weight Restriction
 Economy  1 hand luggage 55x40x23  up to 8 kilos
  • For infants (0-2 years of age) you are allowed one hand luggage up to 6 kgs, maximum dimensions 55x40x23.
  • For children (2-12 years of age) you are allowed one hand luggage up to 8 kgs, maximum dimensions 55x40x23.

What can I carry with me?

  • Liquid items, in individual containers with a capacity no more than 100 ml. must be contained in transparent plastic re-sealable bags with maximum capacity that does not exceed 1 litre. This plastic re-sealable bag is limited to one per passenger and must be sealed and delivered to Security Screening separately for examination.
  • You may be requested to provide proof indicating the need for liquids required for medical or dietary purposes and baby foods be used during the flight. 
  • Products that are sold in shops beyond the Security Screening points (Duty Free Shops). These products should be placed in a special sealed bag. This special sealed bag, which should be provided by the shop, must not be opened before you are screened - otherwise the contents may be confiscated at the checkpoint. All these liquids are additional to the quantities in the re-sealable plastic bag mentioned above.

Security screening staff is obliged to ask you to dispose of any liquid products that do not comply with the conditions of the new European Regulation. Such items will be sent for recycling as useless.

For flights carried out by our Codeshare Partners, please refer to the specified codeshare partner website for information on a specific carrier's baggage policy.

What I cannot carry with me?

  • Weapons and in general any item which is or might appear to be capable of firing a projectile or causing injury, such as: parts of firearms, replicas and imitations of weapons such as toy air guns or any kind of pistols or pellet guns, launchers of any kind, harpoon guns or any device designed to immobilize or administer electric shock.
  • Pointed or sharp objects of any kind or material capable of causing injury, such as: penknives, stilettos, knives, axes, arrows, scalpels, scissors or any other sharp or pointed tool or household item.
  • Any blunt instrument capable of causing injury, such as: sporting bats, clubs, canes and rackets of any kind, oars, billiard cues, fishing rods, martial arts equipment

Any such items found will be confiscated by the airport authorities; the company accepts no responsibility for their return to passengers, nor can there be any question of compensation being paid in the event of loss. Items of the sort described may be carried only in the baggage checked in by customers for carriage in the hold.

Charges for additional and/or Excess Baggage

The following charges apply for additional or excess baggage:

Additional & Overweight Baggage (23kgs - 32kgs) 

   Prepurchase
Go light/Flex/Business
Purchase at the Airport
Go light/Flex/Business 
 Domestic flights  £13/€18  £22/€35
 Short International flights [1] 
 from 19/2 - 31/06/2015 & 11/09 - 31/12/2015
 £16/€20  £28/€35
 Short International flights [1] 
 from 1/07 - 10/09/2015
 £20/€27  £30/€40
 Long International flights [2] 
 from 19/2 - 31/06/2015 & 11/09 - 31/12/2015
 £22/€30  £36/€45
 Long International flights [2]
 from 1/07 - 10/09/2015
 £30/€40  £45/€60
[1] Cyprus, Italy, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic, Turkey, Israel, Poland, Switzerland, Lebanon, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Israel, Jordan, Georgia, Croatia, Malta
[2] France, Belgium, United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Netherlands
* For flights from/to Greece to/from Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Egypt, the prepaid purchase of additional bags is €40, while the charge for paying at the airport is €70.

Important clarifications:
Passengers may purchase additional baggage directly from their travel agent, Aegean’s website and Mobile Site, the call center or at the airport. In case somebody wishes to purchase additional baggage through Aegean's Call Center, at a time other than that of ticket issuance, a service fee of €8 per passenger will apply. Pre-purchase is possible up to 2 hours prior to departure. Please note that these charges are up to 43% lower than the amount charged in the event payment is made at the airport.
Baggage weighing over 32kg cannot be accepted.

Transportation of Pet

 PETC (up to 8 kilos)   Domestic Flights  International Flights
 Domestic Flights  EUR 20.00  EUR 20.00
 International Flights  EUR 35.00  EUR 40.00
  • PETC: Weight in kilos refers to the weight of the pet and the weight of the pet carrier/container with maximum dimensions 40x25x25.
  • Pet transportation in the baggage area of live animals is not offered on Olympic Air Flights.
  • If you wish to transfer your pet you must contact the Reservations Department at least 48 hours prior to departure, in order to register the pet and (if possible) to confirm its carriage, as the number of pets allowed on each flight is limited.