Welcome to a lighter way to travel. Fly for less in Economy with our hand baggage only fares – the best value way to travel if you don’t need to take checked baggage on your trip.
Our hand baggage only fares are now available to purchase on hundreds of direct and connecting routes across Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
With our hand baggage only fares, you can carry one cabin bag weighing up to 7kg. Your bag can be up to 56cm wide, 36cm high and 23cm deep.
If your cabin baggage exceeds our maximum weight or dimension limits, you will be asked to check your bags in. Excess baggage charges will apply.
Our hand baggage only fares are our best value fares if you're travelling light, but if you need to pack a bit more, our flexible fare options let you do just that. You can also check your baggage allowance before you book using our handy baggage calculator.
Our hand baggage only fares are available to purchase on direct flights between Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Russia, Belarus, Serbia, Turkey, Greece, Kazakhstan, Sudan, Kenya, Pakistan, Nepal, India, Srilanka, Maldives, Seychelles, Nagoya and Beijing.
You can also book a hand baggage only fare on connecting flights between Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Kochi, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Trivandrum, Colombo, Maldives, Kathmandu, the Seychelles, Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and Bahrain, Kuwait, Muscat, Salalah, Dammam, Jeddah, Medina and Riyadh.
Your fare does not include any checked baggage allowance.
Adults and children can take one cabin bag weighing up to 7kg (maximum width 56cm, height 36cm and depth 23cm). For infants, you are entitled to carry one cabin bag weighing up to 7kg (maximum width 56cm, height 36cm and depth 23cm) and one stroller, or one carrycot or one car seat.
You can always add checked baggage if you need to, and you’ll save up to 30% by booking your extra bags online before you fly.
Read more about excess baggage
Yes, your free checked baggage allowance applies to our hand baggage only fares. You can check how much extra baggage you’re entitled to based on your membership Tier at etihadguest.com
Yes, your free checked baggage allowance applies to our hand baggage only fares.
Yes, you can pay to upgrade your ticket.
You can pay to change your ticket when you are booked on a hand baggage only fare. Your ticket is non-refundable. Visit etihad.com/manage to change your flight.
Yes, you’ll earn Etihad Guest Miles when you book a hand baggage only fare.