Optional service fees

In case you booked your ticket before 18 August 2014 or you fly before 15 September 2014, please check the Optional service fees here.


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Unaccompanied children

Everything you need to know if you child has to travel alone.     
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Free luggage allowance on Brussels Airlines operated flights

Everything you need to know about your free luggage allowance and weight restrictions.
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Excess luggage rates

Everything you need to know about our excess luggage rates.  
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Rates for sporting equipments

Everything you need to know about our rates for sporting equipments.
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Rates per animal

Rates per animal depending on the size of the cage.
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Unaccompanied children

Children travelling alone are in safe hands. We accompany them throughout the flight, from the time that you say goodbye to them at the start of their journey to the time they are collected by family or friends at the destination airport.


Sector/Flight segment Amount
Within Europe € 40 or USD/CAD 60
Intercontinental € 80 or USD/CAD 120


Please note: In Switzerland we don’t apply the converted flat rate from EUR to CHF for Unaccompanied Minors fees, but a flat rate which is the same for the whole Lufthansa Group in Switzerland.


Unaccompanied Minor flat rates in CHF

  • From Switzerland to Brussels: CHF60.00
  • From Switzerland to Europe: CHF120.00
  • From Switzerland to Africa: CHF180.00
  • From Switzerland to USA: CHF180.00


Important indication:
unaccompanied minors (passengers aged between 5 and 14 years traveling alone) of Italian nationality who undertake trips abroad need special travel documents. In fact, all children of Italian nationality who have not yet attained the age of 14 years must travel with a personal passport or a certificate or birth certificate with photo, duly endorsed by the police (Questura) and valid.
For more information, click here.

  

Free luggage allowance on Brussels Airlines operated flights:

Hold luggage

Flights within Europe

For tickets booked in:

Check&Go Light&Relax Flex&Fast Bizz&Class

 

Free hand luggage only

 



1 piece

max. 23kg

(total 23kg)



1 piece

max. 23kg

(total 23kg)



2 pieces

max. 32kg

(total 64kg)



For tickets booked in:

 b.light b.flex b.business

1 piece

max. 23kg

(total 23kg)



1 piece

max. 23kg

(total 23kg)



2 pieces

max. 32kg

(total 64kg)



Intercontinental flights 

For travel between EU and US/Tel Aviv:

For travel between EU/US and Africa:

Economy Business economy business

1 piece

max. 23kg

(total 23kg)



2 pieces

max. 32kg

(total 64kg)



2 pieces

max. 23kg

(total 46kg)



2 pieces

max. 32kg

(total 64kg)


Hand luggage

Flights within Europe

For tickets booked in:

Check&Go Light&Relax Flex&Fast Bizz&Class

1 piece 

max. 12kg 

+ 1 accessory 



1 piece

max. 12kg

+1 accessory 



1 piece

max. 12kg

+1 accessory 



2 pieces

max. 16kg 

(16kg in total) 




For tickets booked in:

b.light bflex b.business

1 piece

max. 6kg

+1 accessory 



1 piece

max. 12kg

+ 1 accessory 



2 pieces

max. 16kg 

(16kg in total)



Intercontinental flights 

For travel between EU and Tel Aviv/US/Africa:  

economy business

1 piece

max. 10kg

+ 1 accessory 



2 pieces

max. 16kg 

(16kg in total)


 

  

Excess luggage rates


Any luggage in excess of the free luggage allowances is subject to excess luggage charges. Our excess baggage fees apply to one-way journeys.


For tickets booked in b.light economy, b.flex economy+ and b.business, please find the excess luggage fees here 

For tickets booked in Economy and Business, please find the excess luggage fees here 


Please note that the fees for excess luggage applying to Check&Go, Light&Relax, Flex&Fast and Bizz&Class tickets will be displayed online as of the 15th of September. In case you wish to get more details on these excess luggage fees already, please contact our Customer Service Centre.


  

Rates for sporting equipment:

Sports equipment you can take free of charge*

 
Type Description
Ski Equipment 
1 pair of ski, 1 pair of poles, 1 pair of boots (even if in separate bag), 1 helmet
Snowboard Equipment 
1 snowboard, 1 pair of boots (even if in separate bag), 1 helmet

* Please note that 1 ski or snowboard equipment may be transported free of charge, except on routes to/from/via US/Canada.


Sports equipment you can take for €50/$70 within Europe 
and for €100/$150 on Intercontinental flights 
Please note that these are one way fees 

Type Description
Alpinist / Hiking / Walking Equipment  
1 backpack, 1 ice pick, 1 pair of climbing iron, 1 pair of poles
Archery Equipment 1 set of bow and arrow packed in 1 durable protective container
Bicycle 1 regular bike (no motor / no e-bike) or 1 special children's trolley to use with a bike or 1 one-wheel bike
Boogieboard / Bodyboard 1 board
Bowling Equipment 1 bowling bag, 1 bowling ball, 1 pair of shoes
Fishing Equipment 1 tackle box or 1 haversack or 1 angler's basket, 1 rod, 1 bag or 1 box
Golf Equipment 1 golf bag containing one set of golf clubs, golf balls and tees, 1 pair of golf shoes
Hockey Equipment 1 hockey bag, hockey sticks, 1 pair of ice skates, 1 set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), 1 helmet
Inline-Skates 1 pair of inline skates, 1 set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), 1 helmet
Javelin 1 set of javelin equipment packed in one container
Kite Surfboard / Wakeboard 1 kite, 1 board / 1 board
Parachute Equipment 1 set of Parachute Equipment packed in 1 container
Scuba Equipment 1 diving mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, BCD-jacket, regulator, 1 empty tankbottle, 1 lamp (switched off, energy source separately packed, removed battery protected against short circuit)
Skateboard 1 board, 1 set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), 1 helmet
Sporting/Hunting Weapons plus Ammunition Sporting/Hunting guns, pistols, rifles plus ammunition (according to IATA DGR Regulations and even if packed in separate bag)
Surfboard 1 board (up to 2m)
Tennis-/Squash-/Badminton-Equipment 1 set of rackets and balls packed in 1 bag
Waterski Equipment 1 pair of water ski or 1 slalom water ski
Waveboard 1 board, 1 set of body protection (knee, arms, etc.), 1 helmet

Sports equipment you can take for €100/$150 within Europe 
and for €200/$300 on Intercontinental flights 
Please note that these are one way fees 

 
Type Description
Canoe / Kayak  
1 canoe or 1 kayak (no motor attached)
Hang Gliding Equipment  
1 set of hang gliding equipement packed in 1 container
Horse Riding Equipment  
1 saddle, 1 set of horse harness, 1 horse whip, 1 pair of riding boots, 1 bareback pad, 1 set of Polo Sticks
Longboard  
1 board (exceeding 2m)
Pole Vault Equipment  
1 set of vaulting poles packed in 1 container
Rubber Dinghy   
1 rubber dinghy (no motor attached)
Tandem Bike   
1 tandem bike with max 2 seats (no motor / no e-bike)
Windsurf Equipment   
1 board, 1 sail, 1 boom, 1 mast, 1 gear bag

 These rates are valid on flights operated by Brussels Airlines. On flights operated by one of our codeshare partners, the rates  of the respective partner apply. Please check with the airline operating the flight for their specific rates.

  

Rates per animal


Rates for animals in cabin

Animal size 
Flights within Europe (incl. Tel Aviv, Agadir & Marrakech) 
Intercontinental flights 
Small 
Max. weight 8kg 
€ 50 per one way 
€ 70 per one way 

Rates for animals in the hold

Animal size 
Flights within Europe (incl. Tel Aviv, Agadir & Marrakech) Intercontinental flights
Medium 
Dimensions and weight of the cage: 
53 x 36 x 38cm (3kg) 
66 x 46 x 48cm (5kg) 
80 x 56 x 55cm (8kg) 
€ 100 per one way 
€ 150 per one way 
Large 
Dimensions and weight of the cage: 
91 x 61 x 66cm (10kg) 
102 x 69 x 88cm (13kg) 
121 x 81 x 88cm (20kg) 
€ 200 per one way 
€ 300 per one way 

These rates are valid on flights operated by Brussels Airlines. On flights operated by one of our codeshare partners, the rates  of the respective partner apply. Please check with the airline operating the flight for their specific rates to travel with a pet in cabin or in the hold.

Pets in Cabin

Travelling with a pet in the aircraft cabin is subject to availability and must be pre-notified at the time of reservation.

A fee applies per one way flight.
Please contact our Service Centre to check the availability on the flight.

Pets in cabin are:

  • small domestic animals such as dogs and cats, weighing less than 8kg (including pet bag)
  • service animals such as seeing-eye, hearing or assistant dogs are accepted free of charge, without restrictions of weight or size.


NOTE:Brussels Airlines doesn't accept any pets in cabin on its flights to the United Kingdom. 
  • Exception: Service animals are accepted to/from Birmingham
  • Animals into and out of Kenya, may be transported by cargo only.

 

IMPORTANT: birds, fish and rodents (e.g. guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, etc.) are not permitted in the passenger cabin on Brussels Airlines flights.


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