Baggage

 

Carriage of Standard Baggage for tickets issued on/after 25 February 2015

Czech Airlines guarantees you carriage of at least one piece of checked baggage and one piece of hand baggage free of charge.
We modify the conditions of free baggage allowance on selected flights operated by Czech Airlines for tickets issued on/after 25 February 2015.

 

Checked Baggage

 

Area 1: Amsterdam, Athens, Bilbao, Billund, Bologna, Bordeaux, Bratislava, Budapest, Copenhagen, Cork, Dusseldorf, Gdansk, Geneva, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Kosice, Kristiansand, Linköping, Liverpool, Marseille, Milano, Nice, Oslo, Ostrava, Porto, Poznan, Rome, Stavanger, Stockholm, Strasbourg, Stuttgart, Tel Aviv, Växjö, Venice

Area 2: Almaty, Barcelona, Brussels, Bucharest, Ekaterinburg, Frankfurt, Kiev, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Rostov, Samara, Seoul, St. Petersburg, Warsaw

 

Travel class Business

 

Tariff package BusinessTravel to/from all destinations
2 pieces, up to 32 kg/70 lbs and 203 cm/80 in each

 

Travel class Economy

 

Tariff package FlexiTravel to/from all destinations
2 pieces, up to 23 kg/50 lbs and 203 cm/80 in each
Tariff package StandardTravel to/from 
Area 1Area 2
1 piece, up to 15 kg/33 lbs and 158 cm/62 in *1 piece, up to 23 kg/50 lbs and 158 cm/62 in

* If you are member of our OK PLUS loyalty programme and present valid membership card at the check-in counter, you are allowed to carry 1 piece of checked baggage up to 23 kg/50 lbs and 158 cm/62 in free of charge on flights operated by Czech Airlines. You can subscribe to OK Plus loyalty programme here.

  • OK Plus Silver, Gold or Platinum card holders and SkyTeam Elite or Elite Plus card holders are entitled to a free extra piece of checked baggage on flights operated by Czech Airlines and assigned by marketing code of SkyTeam carrier provided the sum of all three dimensions (length + width + height) does not exceed 158 cm/62 in and the weight does not exceed 23 kg/50 lbs.
  • If the ticket is issued by another carrier, or if another carrier participates in carriage, different free baggage allowance can apply. Please contact your ticket seller.

If you are travelling with a child:

  • A child under 2 years and without reserved seat is entitled to carry 1 piece of checked baggage free of charge provided the sum of all three dimensions (length + width + height) does not exceed 115 cm/45 in and the weight does not exceed 10 kg/22 lbs plus folded stroller (a child is not entitled to carry hand baggage)
  • A child with reserved seat is entitled to the same free baggage allowance as adult passenger. Folded stroller can also be carried free of charge with respect to the age of a child.

On flights operated by Czech Airlines, one piece of checked baggage must not exceed 32 kg/70 lbs and 203 cm/80 in (length + width + depth), due to technical reasons. The exception applies to a passenger’s wheelchair, animals, musical instruments, (if it is possible) another item that cannot be divided on lighter pieces. Carriage of such non-standard baggage has to be confirmed by carrier in advance.

In your checked baggage, you may not carry money, cheques, credit cards, securities or other valuables, commercial or other personal documents, passports or other personal identification documents, keys, mobile telephones, spectacles and sunglasses, jewellery and articles made of precious metals, cameras, video-cameras or other electronic devices (including personal computers, laptops, and data CDs with databases), art works or fragile items.

 

Hand (Cabin) Baggage

 

You are entitled to take following hand baggage on board of the aircraft free of charge:

 

Travel class BusinessNumber of pieces and weightDimension
Tariff package Business2 pieces, up to 12 kg/26 lbs in totalmaximum length 55 cm/22 in, width 45 cm/17.5 in and depth 25 cm/9.5 in including handle, side pockets and wheels
Travel class Economy 
Tariff package Flexi1 piece, up to 12 kg/26 lbs
Tariff package Standard1 piece, up to 8 kg/17.5 lbs

All other items must be stored inside the hand baggage.
Your hand baggage you can transport on board in the assigned overhead storage bins or under the seat in front of you.
Hand baggage exceeding the allowed number, size or weight cannot be transported on board due to safety reasons. Such baggage will be transported as checked baggage for the appropriate fee.

Charges for Exceeding the Free Baggage Allowance for tickets issued on/after 25 February 2015

We modify excess baggage charges on flights operated by Czech Airlines for tickets issued on/after 25 February 2015. Applicable charges for each baggage exceeding free limit in each direction of travel can be paid in advance in the sales offices.

 

Area 1: Amsterdam, Athens, Bilbao, Billund, Bologna, Bordeaux, Bratislava, Budapest, Copenhagen, Cork, Dusseldorf, Gdansk, Geneva, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Kosice, Kristiansand, Linköping, Liverpool, Marseille, Milano, Nice, Oslo, Ostrava, Porto, Poznan, Rome, Stavanger, Stockholm, Strasbourg, Stuttgart, Tel Aviv, Växjö, Venice

Area 2: Barcelona, Brussels, Bucharest, Ekaterinburg, Frankfurt, Kiev, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Rostov, Samara, St. Petersburg, Warsaw

 

Travel class Business

 

Tariff package Business 
Travel to/fromArea 1Area 2Almaty, Seoul
1st baggage up to 32 kg/70 lbs and 203 cm/80 infree of chargefree of chargefree of charge
2nd baggage up to 32 kg/70 lbs and 203 cm/80 infree of chargefree of chargefree of charge
3rd and each additional baggage up to 32 kg/70 lbs and 203 cm/80 inCZK 1250 / EUR 45 ¹CZK 1700 / EUR 60 ¹CZK 2100 / EUR 75 ¹

 

Travel class Economy

 

Tariff package Flexi 
Travel to/fromArea 1Area 2Almaty, Seoul
1st baggage up to 23 kg/50 lbs and 203 cm/80 infree of chargefree of chargefree of charge
2nd baggage up to 23 kg/50 lbs and 203 cm/80 infree of chargefree of chargefree of charge
3rd and each additional baggage up to 23 kg/50 lbs and 203 cm/80 inCZK 1250 / EUR 45 ¹CZK 1700 / EUR 60 ¹CZK 2100 / EUR 75 ¹
Baggage 23-32 kg/50-70 lbs up to 203 cm/80 inCZK 1250 / EUR 45 ¹CZK 1700 / EUR 60 ¹

 

Tariff package Standard
Travel to/fromArea 2Almaty, Seoul
1st baggage up to 23 kg/50 lbs and 158 cm/62 infree of chargefree of charge
2nd and each additional baggage up to 23 kg/50 lbs and 158 cm/62 inCZK 1700 / EUR 60 ¹CZK 2100 / EUR 75 ¹
Baggage 23-32 kg/50-70 lbs up to 158 cm/62 inCZK 1250 / EUR 45 ¹CZK 1700 / EUR 60 ¹
Travel to/fromArea 1
1st baggage up to 15 kg/33 lbs and 158 cm/62 infree of charge 
2nd and each additional baggage up to 15 kg/33 lbs and 158 cm/62 inCZK 1250 / EUR 45 ¹ 
Baggage 15-23 kg/33-50 lbs up to 158 cm/62 inCZK 850 / EUR 30 ¹ 
Baggage 23-32 kg/50-70 lbs up to 158 cm/62 inCZK 1250 / EUR 45 ¹ 

¹ Or equivalent amount in the local currency
Carriage of non-standard baggage more than 32 kg/ 70 lbs and/or 203 cm/80 in has to be requested and confirmed in the reservation at least 48 hours before departure.

 

If the ticket is issued by another carrier, or if another carrier participates in carriage, different excess baggage charges can be collected. Please contact your ticket seller.

Prohibited Items

Air transport is subject to strict security rules.  Before you fly, find out which items are excluded from carriage.

According to the applicable international regulations, you are not allowed to have, either with/on you or in your cabin baggage, the following items:

  • Weapons
  • Ammunition
  • Knives and all other items of a stabbing or cutting nature
  • Toys that look similar to real weapons (e.g., pistols, grenades)

Dangerous materials (explosives and ammunition, flammable and corrosive materials, compressed gases, toxic and infectious substances, oxidizing substances, radioactive materials, magnetic materials and other dangerous goods) may only be carried as cargo on air-waybill and under special conditions of carriage.




You are only permitted to take small quantities of liquids in your cabin luggage or on your person.  These liquids must be in individual containers with a maximum capacity of 100 millilitres each.  You must pack these containers in one transparent, re-sealable plastic bag with a capacity not exceeding one litre per person.

 

Liquids include:

  • Water and other drinks, soups, syrups
  • Creams, lotions and oils
  • Perfumes
  • Sprays
  • Gels, including hair and shower gels
  • Contents of pressurised containers, including shaving foam, setting foams, other foams and deodorants
  • Pastes, including toothpaste
  • Liquid-solid mixtures
  • Any other item of similar consistency

Furthermore, you can take the following liquids on board:

Liquids for use during the flight, such as liquids required for medicinal purposes or due to special dietary requirements, including baby food.  If you are carrying liquids for medicinal purposes or baby food, make sure they do not exceed the quantity required for the flight.  Security staff may ask you to taste the liquid (e.g., baby food) or present a document of its origin (e.g., if carrying insulin, you must show a medical certificate or a prescription in your name).

For more information about carrying liquids on board, see the security regulations.

For details about carrying baggage and about prohibited items, see the Conditions of Carriage.

Sports Equipment

Czech airlines will gladly help you travel with your sports equipment.  We routinely carry bicycles, golf clubs, and skis. Here, we give you information on the procedures for the carriage of each type of sports equipment.

Carriage of sport equipment is subject to prior approval of the carrier. Carriage of sports equipment is subject to a special charge for the non-standard/oversized baggage in most cases. Such baggage must be, for the most part, checked in at the Oversize Baggage counter. 

 

You can carry the following sports gear as checked luggage:

  • Ski equipment packed in protective packing (e.g., one pair of skis, poles, boots and helmet or one snowboard, pair of boots and helmet, or one pair of water-skis) is treated as one piece of baggage. One piece of ski equipment weighing up to 15 kg is allowed to carry free of charge.
  • Golf equipment (a bag with golf clubs, golf balls and one pair of shoes) is treated as one piece of baggage. One piece of golf equipment weighing up to 15 kg is allowed to carry free of charge
  • A bicycle packed in protective packing is treated as one piece of baggage; a bicycle must be partially disassembled (with the handle bars in direct axis and the pedals removed)
  • A surfboard or windsurfing set packed in protective packing is treated as one piece of baggage
  • Other types of sports equipment, such as a kayak or other sports boat, fishing and scuba-diving equipment or other sports equipment must be packed in protective packing, and is treated as one piece of baggage

 

* Please note that the above mentioned rules apply to flights operated by Czech airlines only

Baggage Claim

It may happen that your checked baggage is delayed or damaged upon arrival. Here you can find out what to do in such cases.