RwandAir Baggage

What is RwandAir’s (WB) baggage policy?

The RwandAir (WB) baggage policy for regular basic fares include the following:

  • 1 personal item - Fee free
  • 1 carry-on bag - Fee free
  • Checked baggage / Hold luggage – 2 pieces - applicable fees per bag increase with number checked
  • Overweight and Oversize bags - Applicable fees per bag depending on weight and size categories
  • Sports equipment - Certain items might have applicable fees

What is RwandAir’s (WB) carry-on baggage policy?

RwandAir (WB) allows 1 carry-on bag and 1 personal item (purse, briefcase, laptop bag) per passenger fee free.

Carry-on should not exceed the following size and weight restrictions:

  • 45 linear inches (22 x 15 x 8 in) or 113 centimeters (55 x 38 x 20 cm) including handles and wheels
  • Weigh no more than 21 lbs (10 kgs) [Johannesburg flights restricted to 15 lbs (7 kgs)]
  • Fit in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you.

Personal items include:

  • Assistive devices (wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, strollers, child restraint seats, etc.)
  • Camera
  • Diaper bag
  • Hand bag
  • Jacket
  • Laptop
  • Overcoat
  • Reading materials

NOTE: Bulkhead seats do not have under seat storage, therefore, all carry-on baggage must be stowed in the overhead bin during take-off and landing.

What is RwandAir’s (WB) checked baggage / hold luggage policy?

RwandAir’s (WB) standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:

  • Maximum dimensions: 62 inches or 158 centimeters (length + width + height)
  • Economy Class – 2 pieces - 50 lbs (23 kgs) each
  • Premium Economy Class – 2 pieces - 70 lbs (32 kgs) each
  • Business Class – 3 pieces – 50 lbs (23 kgs) each

What is RwandAir’s (WB) fee for excess baggage?

RwandAir (WB) will charge for additional baggage based on piece and flight route. Check the RwandAir (WB) website for exact details and to calculate excess baggage charges.

What is RwandAir’s (WB) fee for overweight and/or oversize baggage?

RwandAir (WB) will charge for approved bags that are greater than the standard 50 pounds (23 kilograms) (Economy Class) or 70 pounds (32 kilograms) (Premium Economy and Business Class)

Are there fees for sports equipment on RwandAir (WB)?

Check with a RwandAir (WB) representative for exact details regarding sports equipment.