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Excess Baggage Policy

A. PW BAGGAGE POLICY

Domestic Travel Free Baggage Allowance

 

All Passengers(Adult/Children)
Routing Economy Class
Infants not occupying a seat 
Domestic Travel within Tanzania 10Kg + collapsible stroller
Infants who have paid child fare occupying a seat
Domestic Travel within Tanzania 23Kg

 

1. Regional/International Travel within Africa Free Baggage Allowance

 

All Passengers(Adult/Children)
Routing Economy Class
All Passengers(Adult/Children) 23Kg
Routing Economy Class 23Kg
Infants not occupying a seat  23Kg
Domestic Travel within Tanzania 10Kg + collapsible stroller 23Kg
Infants who have paid child fare occupying a seat 23Kg
Domestic Travel within Tanzania 23Kg 23Kg
Infants who have paid child fare occupying a seat
Regional/International Travel 10Kg + collapsible stroller
Infants who have paid child fare occupying a seat
Regional/International Travel 23Kg
   

Excess Bag Charges:

EXTRA PIECE/EXTRA WEIGHT BAG DOMESTIC REGIONAL
Baggage more than 23KGS but less than 32KGS(Extra Charge per Kilo) TZS 10,000 Per Kilo USD 06.00 Per Kilo
Prior approval by RM is needed for bag/s exceeding 32kgs and/or more than 158 cm,but not exceeding 50KGS TZS 300,000 USD 200.00
NOTE:

For each allowable piece that exceeds the allowable weight, excess baggage charges shall apply.

Chargeable special baggage will not be accepted as a free allowable piece including for frequent flyers

KEY:

Regional/International Cities: EBB/FBM/HAH/KGL/LUN/MBA/MPM/NBO
Domestic Cities: ARK/BKZ/DAR/JRO/MYW/TBO/TKQ/ZNZ

The rates are not directional. They apply equally both ways e.g. DAR-NBO and NBO-DAR will have same charge per kilo

Same rates and excess weight allowance are applicable for staff

Any Future new exceptions are to be validated by Revenue Management

For sectors that policy does not cover PW, MSC (Most Significant Carrier) baggage rules applies.

 

B.CABIN BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE

Passengers Business Class Economy Class
All passengers

1 piece of hand baggage 7kg
Size: 55x38x20cm

Personal items

1 Over coat

1 Support walking stick

1 Ladies hand bag

A reasonable amount of reading material

1 Small Camera

1 Small Laptop

A fully collapsible invalid’s

Wheelchair and/or a pair of crutches provided that the passenger is dependent on Them.

1 piece of hand baggage 7kg
Size: 55x38x20cm

Personal items

1 Over coat

1 Support walking stick

1 Ladies hand bag

A reasonable amount of reading material

1 Small Camera

1 Small Laptop

A fully collapsible invalid’s

Wheelchair and/or a pair of crutches provided that the passenger is dependent on Them

Infants not Occupying a seat

Free checked baggage allowance will remain

10 kg checked baggage

1 piece of hand baggage

1 fully collapsible stroller

10kg checked baggage

1 piece of hand baggage

1 fully collapsible stroller

Sports Equipment

Bikes

PW considers a carton bicycle box as the only suitable packing. A bile packed in other material than a box (e.g. plastic cover) must be tagged with a limited release tag. Mark on the limited release tag ‘’unsuitably packed’’.

Charges

A bike will always be excess baggage on all PW flights and excess charges shall apply as per below where weight concept applies.

Zone 1 (Domestic) USD 50 or Equivalent in local currency Domestic Travel within Tanzania
Zone 2 (East Africa) USD 75 Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda
Zone 3 (Africa) USD 150 DRC Congo, Comoros, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Zone 4 (rest of the world USD 200 All other destinations not listed zones 1/2/3.

Note: In non USD countries, the rates shall be converted in Euros or local currency at the existing exchange rate.

The diving equipment may consist of: Wet suit, Vest, Socks, Mask, Shoes, Webs, Knife, empty Oxygen cylinders and regulator. The cylinders must be empty and battery and lamp disconnected.

Charges
The standard baggage rules apply for diving equipment. Where allowance is exceeded apply the special excess baggage charge for one (1) dive equipment up to 20kgs for one way travel as follows;

 

Zone 1 (Domestic) USD 50 or Equivalent in local currency Domestic Travel within Tanzania
Zone 2 (East Africa) USD 75 Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda
Zone 3 (Africa) USD 150 DRC Congo, Comoros, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Zone 4 (rest of the world USD 200 All other destinations not listed zones 1/2/3.

Notes:

For round trips the charges will be doubled.

For diving in excess of 20kg apply the normal excess baggage charge

In non USD countries, the rates shall be converted in Euros or local currency at the existing exchange rate.

Fishing Equipment

Normal weight allowance applies. For every kilo in excess apply the normal applicable excess Charge. Suitably packed fishing equipment consisting of not more than two rods, one reel, one landing net, on pair of fishing boots and one fishing tackle box is considered on piece. Where piece allowance, apply for extra piece.

Golf Equipment

The special rules and charges for golf equipment apply on PW operated flights.

Where weight concept applies, a fixed charge/flat fee/ applies when the free allowance is exceeded.

Excess baggage charges apply on PW operated flights

Excess baggage charge for one (1) golf bag up to 20kg for one way travel as follows;

Zone 1 (Domestic) USD 50 or Equivalent in local currency Domestic Travel within Tanzania
Zone 2 (East Africa) USD 75 Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda
Zone 3 (Africa) USD 150 DRC Congo, Comoros, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Zone 4 (rest of the world USD 200 All other destinations not listed zones 1/2/3.

Notes:

For round trips the charges will be doubled.
For golf equipment weighing more than 20kg, the special excess baggage sport for golf for

The first 20kg applies, and for each kilo over 20kg the normal excess baggage charge applies.
In non USD countries, the rates shall be converted in Euros or local currency at the existing

Exchange rate.

Exceptions weight

Pole Vault and Short Put
On PW pole vaults and short put are not accepted on PW aircraft. For special sporting events where a dedicated aircraft is used exception can be made depending on type of aircraft and provided special handling arrangements are made in advance with stations concerned.

Kayak and Canoe

On PW: Kayaks and Canoes are not accepted as baggage. Contact the cargo department for shipping information.

Water and Snow Ski Equipment

PW apply special rules and charges for snow-skis, snow boards and water-skis.

One ski equipment special includes one pair of skis or a snowboard and bindings plus 2 poles and a pair of ski boots.
Where piece concept is applicable, one ski equipment is considered one piece.
If ski equipment is within the free allowance: No charge
If in excess the following charge applies:
1st set 33.3 percent of excess piece rate
2nd set 100 percent of excess piece rate
Where weight concept is applicable, Ski or Snowboard equipment weighing up to 20kg is included in the free allowance.
Special excess baggage charges apply on PW operated flights when in excess of the free
Allowance.
For one (1) equipment up to 20kg for one way travel the following flat fee applies;

Zone 1 (Domestic) USD 50 or Equivalent in local currency Domestic Travel within Tanzania
Zone 2 (East Africa) USD 75 Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda
Zone 3 (Africa) USD 150 DRC Congo, Comoros, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Zone 4 (rest of the world USD 200 All other destinations not listed zones 1/2/3.
Note:
For any additional excess kg apply normal excess charges.
SURFBOARDS – All Types including Windsurf

General:

Policy applies for all type surfboards’ incl. Windsurf mast, sail(s), boom and stabilizer.

Maximum allowed as checked baggage: Length 290 cm (114 inches) weight 32 kg (70Ibs)

Height depending aircraft type but never higher than 25 cm on f50 maximum size board allowed is 150x50x40cm for longer and heavier surf equipment: Contact cargo.

Where weight concept applies, Surface equipment is excluded from the free allowance, except boards measuring up to 107 cm (43 inches). A fixed charge/flat fee applies for a surfboard. Below excess baggage charges apply on all PW operated flights.

The excess baggage charge applies for one (1) surf up to 20kgs for one way travel is as follows:

Zone 1 (Domestic) USD 50 or Equivalent in local currency Domestic Travel within Tanzania
Zone 2 (East Africa) USD 75 Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda
Zone 3 (Africa) USD 150 DRC Congo, Comoros, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Zone 4 (rest of the world USD 200 All other destinations not listed zones 1/2/3.

Notes

For round trips the charges will be doubled.

For any weight of surf equipment in excess of 20kg the normal excess baggage charges apply.

In non USD countries, the rates shall be converted in Euros or local currency at the existing exchange rate.

Exception

The standard excess bag charge applies. Except boogie boards measuring up to 107 cm (43 inch) may considered as 1 piece of baggage with dimension 158 cm (62 inch) irrespective of the actual dimensions. They may be included in the free allowance. If the free allowance is exceeded the standard excess tariffs apply.

One (1) excess baggage charge is always due for each equipment.

One equipment may consist of a board, mast, sail and boom

One kite surfing equipment may consist of a board and kite bag.

Human Remains and Ashes of a Deceased Person

Human Remains in the coffin is not accepted as baggage contact cargo department.

Ashes of deceased person
Passenger(s) may carry ashes of deceased person to the cabin.
The ashes shall be carried in a sealed urn.
The urn shall fit under the seat or the overhead bin. It is not permitted to place the urn on a seat or in the direct view of other passengers.
The passenger may pass through security without having to open the urn provided a copy of death certificate or letter from crematorium is submitted to the security personnel.

 

 V. Interline and Code share handling policy

Basic rules

Allowance printed in the ticket leading

Apply excess charges of the most significant carrier to the final destination.

 PREPARED BY: TARIFFS AND PRICING TEAM 
RECOMMEDNED BY: BEATRICE NANDWAHOD- REVENUE MANAGEMENT )  APPROVED BY: ROBERT OWUSU
(COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR )
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