Baggage Information

1. Carry-on Baggage: is the baggage which can be carried on cabin and have a fit size, shape and weight under passenger seat or in storage compartment.

Free Carry-on Baggage:

Class

Number of Pieces

Weight/Piece

Dimensions

Business

2

7kg

56x36x23 (cm) or 22x14x9 (in)

Economy

1

7kg

56x36x23 (cm) or 22x14x9 (in)


The Items can be carried on board:
In addition to free baggage allowance above, each passenger can be carried some things below without fee charges to use for personal purpose or on board that such objects are retained by passenger’s custody:

·       A handbag, lady’s purse or pocket book…  which is appropriate to normal traveling dress and is not used as a container for the transportation of articles which would otherwise be regarded as baggage.

·       A coat, blanket or wrap

·       An umbrella or  walking stick (except one with metal-filled sharp pointed end)

·       A laptop computer, a small camera and/or binoculars.

·       A reasonable amount of book and materials for reading in flight.

·       Infant’s food in flight

·       Infant’s carrying basket or bassinet

·       A fully collapsible wheel chair

·       A pair of crutches or other prosthetic device for passenger’s use.

The Items can be restricted on board:
The below items can be considered as weapons or dangerous objects and are not accepted like as carry-on baggage:

        ·       All knifes included the hunting knifes and others.
        ·       All swords
        ·       Bludgeons, blackjacks, billy clubs or similar instruments.
        ·       Any device or instrument are not commonly viewed as dangerous, but the possession of which suggests that it may be used as a             weapon, namely, ice picks, straight (cut-throat) razors, long-blade scissors, etc.

In any case, these items are found in your carry-on baggage, Security will confiscated them immediately, not returned to you anymore. Vietnam Airlines will not assume any responsibility for confiscated items. The above dangerous items are only acceptable to carry as checked baggage.

Firearms and cartridges belonging to ordinary passengers and approved by government authority for carriage and those officials who have been assigned to travel on duty, such as a law-enforcement officers delivering criminals should be carried in the checked baggage. These passengers are required to surrender such arms and cartridges to the airlines prior to boarding for handling in accordance with air transport regulations.

 2. Checked Baggage Allowance: is the baggage which are weighed and carried on the baggage carrier or compartment of the aircraft. They are labeled by special tags included serial number code and station of arrival. Checked baggage includes Free baggage allowance, Excess baggage and Special baggage.

 All location except America:

Flight

Class

Baggage allowance

 
Within Asia (except tickets issued in Japan and Vietnam)

Business

30kg

Economy

20kg

Infant

10kg

 
To/From Europe/Middle East/Africa/Australia/New Zealand

Business

40kg

Deluxe Economy

40kg

Economy

30kg

Infant

10kg

 
Between Japan and Vietnam

Business

60kg

Economy

40kg

Infant

10kg

 

 

To/From America


Business

23Kg x 2 Pieces

 158Cm (62 in) per piece


Economy

23Kg x 2 Pieces

158Cm (62 in) per piece


Infant

23Kg x 1 Piece

115 Cm (45 in)

 Note:

  • Infant: is defined as passenger of under 2 years old who does not a occupy a seat

 

3.   Weight System - Excess Baggage

Domestic Within Vietnam

Flight

Rate (Exclude VAT)

Between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city, Nha Trang, Buon Ma Thuot, Da Lat, Can Tho, Pleiku, Tuy Hoa, Quy Nhon, Phu Quoc

 

VND 180,000/ block

Between Ho Chi Minh city and Hai Phong, Vinh, Dong Hoi, Thanh Hoa

VND 180,000/ block

Between Hai Phong and Nha Trang

VND 180,000/ block

Others

VND 80,000/ block

            Note: 1 block = 5kg

International

Zone1: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Hongkong
Zone 2: Russia, Asia (except Zone 1 and Zone 3) and Australia. 
Zone 3: Europe (except Russia), Middle East, Western Asia and Africa.

From/To

Zone 1

Zone 2

Zone 3

Zone 1

USD 10/ block

USD 25/ bock

USD 35/ block

Zone 2

USD 25/ block

USD 25/ block

USD 45/ block

Zone 3

USD 35/ block

USD 45/ block

USD 45/ block

            Note: 1 block = 5kg