Optional service fees


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Unaccompanied children

Everything you need to know if you child has to travel alone.     
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Free baggage allowance and excess baggage fees on Brussels Airlines operated flights

Everything you need to know about your free luggage allowance, weight restrictions and excess baggage rates.
More info for travel within Europe
More info for travel between Europe and USA/Canada
More info for travel between Europe and Tel Aviv
More info for travel between Tel Aviv and USA/Canada
More info for travel to/from Africa

     
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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.



Route Fee
Europe (incl. Tel Aviv) - Brussels  
€50
Europe - Europe (incl. Tel Aviv) 
€65
USA/Africa - Brussels
€75
USA/Africa - Europe 
€75
USA/Africa - USA/Africa
€150

Examples of calculation of the charges

Route Fee
Madrid - Brussels
€50
Tel Aviv - Brussels €50
Madrid - Oslo (via Brussels) €65
Tel Aviv - Madrid (via Brussels) €65
Kigali - Brussels €75
New York - Brussels €75
Madrid - Kinshasa (via Brussels) €75
Kinshasa - Tel Aviv (via Brussels)
€75
Tel Aviv - New York (via Brussels)
€75
Kinshasa - New York (via Brussels)
€150


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.

  

Baggage allowance and fees on Brussels Airlines operated flights:

Baggage allowance and excess baggage fees* within Europe, including Russia & Morocco

  • Hand baggage i

  •  

  • Checked baggage i

  • 1st piece of max 23kg, max 158cm

  • 1st piece of max 32kg, max 158cm

  • 1st piece of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • 1st piece of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • 2nd piece of max 23kg, max 158 cm

  • 2nd piece of max 32kg, max 158 cm

  • 2nd piece of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • 2nd piece of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 23kg, max 158cm

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 32kg, max 158cm

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • 1pc 12kg + 1 small
    accessory**

  •  

  • In advance: €15
    At departure: €35

  • In advance: €30
    At departure: €70

  • In advance: €30
    At departure: €70

  • In advance: €45
    At departure: €105

  •  

  • In advance: €40
    At departure: €75

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €70
    At departure: €145

  •  

  • In advance: €40
    At departure: €75

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €70
    At departure: €145

  •  

  • 1pc 12kg + 1 small
    accessory**

  •  

  • Free!

  • In advance: €15
    At departure: €35

  • In advance: €15
    At departure: €35

  • In advance: €30
    At departure: €70

  •  

  • In advance: €40
    At departure: €75

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €70
    At departure: €145

  •  

  • In advance: €40
    At departure: €75

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €70
    At departure: €145

  •  

  • 1pc 12kg + 1 small
    accessory**

  •  

  • Free!

  • In advance: €15
    At departure: €35

  • In advance: €15
    At departure: €35

  • In advance: €30
    At departure: €70

  •  

  • In advance: €40
    At departure: €75

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €70
    At departure: €145

  •  

  • In advance: €40
    At departure: €75

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

  • In advance: €70
    At departure: €145

  •  

  • 2pc total weight max 16kg
    + 1 small accessory**

  •  

  • -

  • Free!

  • -

  • In advance: €15
    At departure: €35

  •  

  • -

  • Free!

  • -

  • In advance: €15
    At departure: €35

  •  

  • -

  • In advance: €40
    At departure: €75

  • -

  • In advance: €55
    At departure: €110

 

Extra tolerance for Miles & More Status passengers and Star Gold members

  • Checked baggage i

  • Frequent Traveller

  • Hon Circle 

  • Senator 

  • Star Gold Card

  •  

  • Standard baggage
    allowance applies

  • Standard baggage
    allowance applies

  •  

  • + 1 piece max 23kg

  • +1 piece max 23kg
    + golf equipment

  •  

  • +1 piece max 23kg

  • +1 piece max 23kg
    + golf equipment

  •  

  • Standard baggage
    allowance applies

  • +1 piece max 32kg
    + golf equipment

 
* Prices are shown per one-way trip
** The following items may be carried as a piece of accessory: 1 handbag / 1 camera bag / 1 laptop bag / 1 brief case /1 overcoat / wrap or blanket / 1 umbrella or walking stick/ a reasonable amount of reading material.
The following items may be carried free of charge: infant's carrying basket or fully collapsible stroller or pushchair / infant's food for consumption on board / wheelchair / medical equipment.

  

Baggage allowance and excess baggage fees* between Europe & US/Canada

  • Hand baggage i

  •  

  • Checked baggage i

  • 1st piece of max 23kg, max 158cm

  • 1st piece of max 32kg, max 158cm

  • 1st piece of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • 1st piece of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • 2nd piece of 23kg, max 158 cm

  • 2nd piece of max 32kg, max 158 cm

  • 2nd piece of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • 2nd piece of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 23kg, max 158cm

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 32kg, max 158cm

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • 1pc 12kg + 1 small accessory**

  •  

  • Free!

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €80
    Via other channels: €100

  • € 200

  • € 300

  •  

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €60
    Via other channels: €75

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €200
    Via other channels: €250

  • €350

  • €450

  •  

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €120
    Via other channels: €150

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €200
    Via other channels: €250

  • €350

  • €450

  •  

  • 2pc total weight max 16kg + 1 small accessory**

  •  

  • -

  • Free!

  • -

  • € 200

  •  

  • -

  • Free!

  • -

  • € 200

  •  

  • -

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €120
    Via other channels: €150

  • -

  • €350

 

Extra tolerance for Miles & More Status passengers and Star Gold members

  • Checked baggage i

  • Frequent Traveller

  • Hon Circle 

  • Senator 

  • Star Gold Card

  •  

  • + 1 piece max 23kg

  • + 1 piece max 23kg

  •  

  • Standard baggage allowance applies

  • + 1 piece max 32kg

 
* Prices are shown per one-way trip
** The following items may be carried as a piece of accessory: 1 handbag / 1 camera bag / 1 laptop bag / 1 brief case /1 overcoat / wrap or blanket / 1 umbrella or walking stick/ a reasonable amount of reading material.
The following items may be carried free of charge: infant's carrying basket or fully collapsible stroller or pushchair / infant's food for consumption on board / wheelchair / medical equipment.

  

Baggage allowance and excess baggage fees* between Europe & Tel Aviv

  • Hand baggage i

  •  

  • Checked baggage i

  • 1st piece of max 23kg, max 158cm

  • 1st piece of max 32kg, max 158cm

  • 1st piece of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • 1st piece of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • 2nd piece of 23kg, max 158 cm

  • 2nd piece of max 32kg, max 158 cm

  • 2nd piece of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • 2nd piece of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 23kg, max 158cm

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 32kg, max 158cm

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • 1pc 12kg + 1 small accessory**

  •  

  • Free!

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €40
    Via other channels: €50

  • € 100

  • € 150

  •  

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €60
    Via other channels: €75

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €100
    Via other channels: €125

  • €175

  • €225

  •  

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €60
    Via other channels: €75

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €100
    Via other channels: €125

  • €175

  • €225

  •  

  • 2pc total weight max 16kg + 1 small accessory**

  •  

  • -

  • Free!

  • -

  • € 100

  •  

  • -

  • Free!

  • -

  • € 100

  •  

  • -

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €60
    Via other channels: €75

  • -

  • €175

 

Extra tolerance for Miles & More Status passengers and Star Gold members

  • Checked baggage i

  • Frequent Traveller

  • Hon Circle 

  • Senator 

  • Star Gold Card

  •  

  • + 1 piece max 23kg

  • + 1 piece max 23kg
    + golf equipment

  •  

  • Standard baggage allowance applies

  • + 1 piece max 32kg
    + golf equipment

 
* Prices are shown per one-way trip
** The following items may be carried as a piece of accessory: 1 handbag / 1 camera bag / 1 laptop bag / 1 brief case /1 overcoat / wrap or blanket / 1 umbrella or walking stick/ a reasonable amount of reading material.
The following items may be carried free of charge: infant's carrying basket or fully collapsible stroller or pushchair / infant's food for consumption on board / wheelchair / medical equipment.

  

Baggage allowance and excess baggage fees* between Tel Aviv & US/Canada

  • Hand baggage i

  •  

  • Checked baggage i

  • 1st piece of max 23kg, max 158cm

  • 1st piece of max 32kg, max 158cm

  • 1st piece of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • 1st piece of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • 2nd piece of 23kg, max 158 cm

  • 2nd piece of max 32kg, max 158 cm

  • 2nd piece of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • 2nd piece of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 23kg, max 158cm

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 32kg, max 158cm

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • 1pc 12kg + 1 small accessory**

  •  

  • Free!

  • On brusselsairlines.com: € 80
    Via other channels: €100

  • € 200

  • € 300

  •  

  • On brusselsairlines.com: € 60
    Via other channels: €75

  • On brusselsairlines.com: € 200
    Via other channels: €250

  • €350

  • €450

  •  

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €120
    Via other channels: €150

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €200
    Via other channels: €250

  • €350

  • €450

  •  

  • 2pc total weight max 16kg + 1 small accessory**

  •  

  • -

  • Free!

  • -

  • € 200

  •  

  • -

  • Free!

  • -

  • € 200

  •  

  • -

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €120
    Via other channels: €150

  • -

  • €350

 

Extra tolerance for Miles & More Status passengers and Star Gold members

  • Checked baggage i

  • Frequent Traveller

  • Hon Circle 

  • Senator 

  • Star Gold Card

  •  

  • + 1 piece max 23kg

  • + 1 piece max 23kg

  •  

  • Standard baggage allowance applies

  • + 1 piece max 32kg

 
* Prices are shown per one-way trip
** The following items may be carried as a piece of accessory: 1 handbag / 1 camera bag / 1 laptop bag / 1 brief case /1 overcoat / wrap or blanket / 1 umbrella or walking stick/ a reasonable amount of reading material.
The following items may be carried free of charge: infant's carrying basket or fully collapsible stroller or pushchair / infant's food for consumption on board / wheelchair / medical equipment.

  

Baggage allowance and excess baggage fees* to/from Africa

  • Hand baggage i

  •  

  • Checked baggage i

  • 1st piece of max 23kg, max 158cm

  • 1st piece of max 32kg, max 158cm

  • 1st piece of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • 1st piece of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • 2nd piece of 23kg, max 158 cm

  • 2nd piece of max 32kg, max 158 cm

  • 2nd piece of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • 2nd piece of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 23kg, max 158cm

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 32kg, max 158cm

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 23kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  • Extra piece (3rd -> 5th) of max 32kg, oversized (more than 158cm)

  •  

  • 1pc 12kg + 1 small accessory**

  •  

  • Free!

  • On brusselsairlines.com: € 80
    Via other channels: €100

  • € 200

  • € 300

  •  

  • Free!***

  • On brusselsairlines.com: € 80
    Via other channels: €100

  • € 200

  • € 300

  •  

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €120
    Via other channels: €150

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €200
    Via other channels: €250

  • €350

  • €450

  •  

  • 2pc total weight max 16kg + 1 small accessory**

  •  

  • -

  • Free!

  • -

  • € 200

  •  

  • -

  • Free!***

  • -

  • € 200

  •  

  • -

  • On brusselsairlines.com: €120
    Via other channels: €150

  • -

  • €350

 

Extra tolerance for Miles & More Status passengers and Star Gold members

  • Checked baggage i

  • Frequent Traveller

  • Hon Circle 

  • Senator 

  • Star Gold Card

  •  

  • + 1 piece max 23kg

  • + 1 piece max 23kg
    + 1 golf equipment

  •  

  • Standard baggage allowance applies

  • + 1 piece max 32kg
    + 1 golf equipment

 
* Prices are shown per one-way trip
** The following items may be carried as a piece of accessory: 1 handbag / 1 camera bag / 1 laptop bag / 1 brief case /1 overcoat / wrap or blanket / 1 umbrella or walking stick/ a reasonable amount of reading material.
The following items may be carried free of charge: infant's carrying basket or fully collapsible stroller or pushchair / infant's food for consumption on board / wheelchair / medical equipment.
*** Please note that on some intra-African routes you are allowed only 1 free piece of checked baggage, i.e. on the routes Dakar-Banjul and Dakar-Conakry you are allowed 1 free piece of 32kg  in Business and 1 free piece of 23kg in Economy.


  

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 set of ski or snowboard equipment may be transported free of charge, except on routes to/from/via US/Canada and for Check&Go tickets. Following rates apply: for Check&Go €45 per one-way if booked in advance via our Service Centre (€50 at the airport), and €100 per one-way on intercontinental flights.


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

Save money! Book your sports equipment in advance via our Service Centre: you will only pay €45 per one-way on our European flights (except for bicycles and scuba equipment).

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 equipment 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.
    Alternative: pets (cats, dogs and ferrets) are accepted on our flights to London Heathrow under the UK Pet Travel Scheme when shipped as cargo. The owner of the pet is responsible for ensuring that the pet meets all the rules for entering the UK under the Pet Travel Scheme. Under no circumstances will Brussels Airlines accept liability or incurring costs for the failure of the clearance of pets, due to incorrect documentation. For more info please contact: cargosupport@brusselsairlines.com
  • Animals into and out of Kenya, may be transported by cargo only.

IMPORTANT: birds, fish, rabbits and rodents (e.g. guinea pigs, hamsters, etc.) are not permitted in the passenger cabin on Brussels Airlines flights, these animals may only be transported as cargo.

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