Items listed below or those exceeding our size limitations as specified under Checked Baggage are considered as Special Baggage. Each Customer can purchase only one Special Baggage/Sports Equipment allowance (20kg) on website. Additional oversized baggage allowance can be purchased during check-in at our airport counters. See Baggage Fees page for details.
HK Express does not accept pets for carriage, whether in the cabin or in the hold. This restriction does not apply to assistance dogs. Please see Special Assistance > Travelling with an Assistance Dog for more details.
You may bring musical instruments onboard provided they meet our standard cabin baggage size and weight limitations listed below. All musical instruments must be stored in a sturdy, hard-side case with rounded edges. Soft cases will not be accepted.
The maximum linear size (H x W x D) accepted in the cabin is 22 x 14 x 9 inches and must not weigh more than 7kg. The instrument will be considered part of your cabin baggage allowance.
From 1 January 2018, smart baggage with lithium ion batteries/power banks that cannot be removed will be banned from checked and cabin baggage on all HK Express flights.
All lithium ion battery power banks in smart baggage will only be allowed for carriage if the battery can be removed and meet the requirements of our Lithium Ion Batteries Policy.
According to the International Air Transport Administration, a smart baggage is defined as an Innovative baggage with integrated lithium batteries.
Examples of Smart baggage include features such as;