Drukair Baggage Guidelines

  • For the purpose of easy identification, please label all baggage on the inside as well as on the outside with your name, address and telephone no.
  • Name labels are available at all Drukair offices and check-in counters.
  • Remember to lock your baggage to prevent it from falling open.
  • The Carrier is not liable for loss of, damage to or delay in the delivery of fragile or perishable articles, money, jewellery, silverware, negotiable papers, securities or other valuables, business documents or samples or medicines or drugs which are included in the passenger’s baggage, whether with or without the knowledge of the carrier.
  • Please note that all Airline Members of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) are required to observe the following baggage regulations.

Excess Baggage

The charge per kg of excess baggage is equivalent to 1.5% of the highest normal adult one way economy class fare.

More detailed information regarding the above is available at your Drukair office or travel agency.

Dangerous articles in baggage

For safety reasons, dangerous articles such as those listed below, must not be carried in passenger’s baggage.

Compressed gasses – (deeply refrigerated, flammable, non-flammable and poisonous) such as butane, oxygen, liquid nitrogen, aqualung cylinders

Corrosives such as acids, alkali, mercury and wet cell batteries

Explosives, munitions, fireworks and flares

Flammable liquids and solids such as lighter fuel, MATCHES, paints, thinners, fire-lighters

Radioactive materials

Brief-cases and attaché cases with installed alarm devices

Oxidizing materials such as bleaching powder, peroxides

Poisons and infectious substances such as insecticides, weed-killers and live virus materials

Other dangerous articles such as magnetized material, offensive or irritating materials

Medicines and toiletries in limited quantities which are necessary or appropriate for the passenger during the journey, such as hairsprays, perfumes, and medicines containing alcohol may be carried. Many of these listed articles can be carried as air cargo provided they are packed in accordance with the cargo regulations

From 1st Jan 2016, all battery powered personal vehicles commonly known as 'hover board' shall be banned for carriage as carry-on or check-in baggages. The ban applies regardless watt-hour rating of accompanying lithium batteries.

TV - maximum size of flat TV carried as baggage will be 55 "

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