Baggage & Optional Service Charges
Learn about the baggage fees and charges when traveling with Lao Airlines
Each passenger can carry onboard a free baggage allowance: one piece for Economy class passengers. Each piece has a maximum weight of 7kg and the sum of the three dimensions shall not exceed 115 cm (30 cm x 60 cm x 18 cm) or (12 x 24 x 7 inches). Lao Airlines may refuse carry-on baggage and may require the passenger to check in his baggage if it exceeds the quantity, weight, and dimensions as specified above.
In general, Lao Airlines adopts the international standard hand baggage policy. Individual carriers may, however, apply for a different hand baggage allowance. If your journey involves a connection to another carrier (s), you are advised to check with these carriers for details of their policies and ensure compliance.
Additional Carry-On Items
In addition to the standard cabin baggage allowance, each passenger may carry, without additional charges, the following personal objects for use during embarking, disembarking or on board, provided that such objects are retained by the passenger’s custody
For safety reasons, dangerous articles such as those listed below must not be carried in passenger’s baggage:
If any of these articles are found in a passenger’s carry-on luggage, the articles will be confiscated by security, and will not be returned to the passenger. Lao Airlines will not be liable or responsible for confiscated articles.
Standard Checked Baggage Allowance for Domestic and International Sectors
Economy Class: Maximum weight allowance is 20 Kg (44lb) for adults and children and 10kg (22lb) for infants.
Business Class: Maximum weight allowance is 30kg (66lb) for adults and children and 10kg (22lb) for infants.
Note: – Route LXG-VTE and ODY-VTE no vv for OW fare, maximum weight allowance are 15 Kg and 5 kg for a handbag.
Baggage Restrictions & Disclaimers
Responsibility of Lao Airlines for Baggage Attached Limited Release Tag
Checked baggage shall not include money, jewelry, precious metals, silverware, negotiable papers, securities or other valuable items, business documents, passports, and other identification documents or samples.
Special Baggage and Sports Equipment
Bicycles may be carried as checked baggage or cargo. They must be properly packed in a strong purpose-made cardboard box. Tires should be deflated, pedals removed, handlebars turned, and fixed lengthways. The maximum weight is 10kg.
Golf bags and club sets must be carried as cargo or checked baggage. 1 golf set including a pair of golf shoes is allowed per passenger with a maximum weight of 10kg.
Sports equipment is included in the checked baggage allowance if weight exceeding the standard free baggage allowance shall be subject to the applicable excess baggage charges.
Baggage Security Check
For safety and security reasons, the carrier may request passengers to permit a search of the passengers and baggage and may search the passengers’ baggage in their absence if they are not available for such permission to be sought, for the purpose of determining whether they are in possession of, or whether their baggage contains any prohibited or limited items. If passengers are unwilling to comply with such a request, the carrier may refuse to carry them or their baggage. In such case, the carrier will not accept liability for the carriage of passengers and their baggage, except by refunding the ticket(s), applying the carrier’s current regulations.
For transit passenger who is required for baggage security check at Kunming airport or Guangzhou airport, VISA for entering China is required.
Baggage Allowance for Our Partners Airlines
Thai Airways (TG)
Vietnam Airlines (VN)
Bangkok Airways (PG)