Baggage

Packed and ready to go

To make your journey as smooth as possible, we recommend that you check your baggage allowance before you arrive at the airport. If the weight of your luggage is over your allowance, you may need to pay an excess baggage charge.

Checked Baggage Allowances

Passengers (except infants*) on Air Niugini are allowed the following baggage.

Route Piece Allowances and Dimensions Weight Allowance
(No single item should exceed 32kg in weight for handling purposes.)
Papua New Guinea Domestic

Business Class

Executive Club Members

Economy Class

Executive Club Members

20 Kg

29 Kg

16 Kg

25 Kg

To/From Brisbane, Cairns, Sydney

Business Class

Executive Club Members

Economy Class

Executive Club Members

40 Kg

56 Kg

30 Kg

46 Kg

To/From PNG-TYO

Business Class

Executive Club Members

Economy Class

Executive Club Members

40 Kg

45 Kg

25 Kg

35 Kg

All Other International Routes

Business Class

Executive Club Members

Economy Class

Executive Club Members

40 Kg

45 Kg

30 Kg

35 Kg

To/From North America

1. Business Class – Baggage Allowance for NORTH AMERICA ticketed and origin passengers will be 2 pieces at 32kg each piece. (total dimension of the two pieces must not exceed 270cm (106in) with no one piece exceeding 158cm (62in).

2. Economy Class – Baggage Allowance for NORTH AMERICA ticketed and origin passengers will be 2 pieces at 23kg each piece. (Total dimension of the two pieces must not exceed 270cm (106in) with no one piece exceeding 158cm (62in).

3. Baggage allowance above will apply where carriage is on the same day or (within 24 hours) or next scheduled PX flight day. Flight numbers needs to be shown on the bookings to ensure all stations are aware its same day travel or within 24 hours or next scheduled PX flight day.

4. Where an intended stopover is taken enroute, applicable baggage allowance for each sector/carrier will apply.

5. Baggage allowance above will apply where carriage is on the same day (within 24 hours) between POM PX International arrival & PX domestic departures and vice versa.

Note: Under US Department of Transport Regulations, if your travel to, from or within the USA involves one or more airlines, the airline whose flight number appears first on your ticket will determine whether its baggage rules or another airline’s baggage rules will apply to all the flights in your itinerary.

32 Kg (70 lbs.)
Each Piece

 

 

23 Kg (51 lbs.)
Each Piece

Infants – Less than 2 years of age for Papua New Guinea domestic and International travel.

Route Piece Allowances and Dimensions Weight Allowance
Domestic Business/Economy 10 Kg
All other International Routes Business/Economy 10 Kg
To/From North America Infants not entitled to a seat shall additionally be allowed one checked piece provided that the sum of the 3 dimensions shall not exceed 115cm (45in) and that the weight shall not exceed 10 Kg. 10 Kg (One Piece)

Infants shall additionally be allowed one checked or carry on fully collapsible stroller/pushchair or infants carry basket or infant’s car seat which may be carried in the passenger cabin subject to the availability of space.

Additional Free Baggage

  • A fully collapsible wheelchair and/or a pair of crutches if the passenger is dependent on this for both domestic and International travel
  • 10kg of any sporting equipment or 15kg of scuba diving equipment may be included in the passenger’s free baggage allowance. Weight in excess will be assessed at the applicable excess baggage charges. This allowance also applies to domestic travel in conjunction with international journey, provided that tickets are not issued separately. If international and domestic tickets are issued separately, they must be cross-referenced

There are certain items which you must not include in your baggage:

  • Items prohibited by the law or government policies of any state to be flown from or to;
  • Items which are likely to endanger the aircraft or persons or property on board the aircraft and are generally considered by Air Niugini to be unsuitable for carriage because they are dangerous or unsafe or by reason of their weight, size, shape or character;
  • Perishable or fragile items which include and are not limited to cash, precious metals, jewelry, laptop, camera, mobile phone, I-pad or any other electronic device of value, negotiable papers, business documents or samples, securities or other valuables. Except as provided for under the relevant provisions in 4 and 5, Air Niugini will not be liable for the loss, damage to or delay in the delivery of any fragile or valuable Item/s that are packed as checked baggage whether with or without the knowledge of the airline . We encourage passengers to ensure valuables are taken as hand carry or are on them.

Note:
Please be aware that Storage limitations apply on some Air Niugini operated services. Domestic travel is defined as travel not combined with any international flights. International travel is defined as travel between two or more countries including any flights within those countries when they are combined with any international flights. For International travel, a passenger using Air Niugini connecting services is entitled to the applicable international free baggage allowance. Additional baggage may be carried at a fixed baggage rate per kilogram in excess. An excess fee will be collected for each kilogram of baggage over the designated free baggage allowance and for each piece that is overweight.

Excess baggage costs for international flights

Charges for international excess baggage will depend on your destination. If your luggage is overweight, our staff will direct you to the excess baggage counter at the airport.