Plus passengers can carry up to 40 kilos free of charge.
Essentials passengers can pay in advance for bags at a discounted rate. The allowance varies according to the option selected:
New Economy passengers can carry one bag weighing up to 20 kilo as part of the price of the ticket. Should you need to carry more baggage than this you can upgrade your bags at a discounted rate.
The maximum permissible weight, for health and safety reasons, for any single item of checked in baggage is 30 kilos.
Hand baggage allowance on all flights to/from Baltic/Scandinavia (excl Bergen-Sumburgh):
You may carry one piece of hand baggage up to a maximum of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm (please ensure that you include the bag's handles and wheels) and it should not exceed 8kg in weight. Cabin bags must fit into the baggage sizer.
Passengers may take through airport security liquids such as toiletries including:
Please ensure that vessels holding liquids contain no more than 100ml each.
All individual liquid items must fit comfortably into one transparent, re-sealable bag no larger than 1 litre or approximately 20cm x 20cm (about the size of a small freezer bag). The bag must fit into the one permitted piece of cabin baggage but you will be asked to present the bag separately when going through airport security. Liquids of any amount may be carried in luggage checked into the aircraft hold.
For further information please see the Department for Transport website.
If you have reported your bag missing to us and your are in possession of a PIR (Property Irregularity Report). Please use the Baggage Tracking Service to check the status of your file and to contact your arrival Airport.
Failure to declare them may result in you/them being unable to fly. If you are in any doubt please contact the Flybe Customer Call Centre for further advice.
Prohibited articles include Sharp items such as scissors, knives of any description. Tools and sharp accessories including screwdrivers, imitation toy guns, hypodermic needles, sporting equipment or any items which may be considered to be a safety risk to the passengers or crew, are prohibited from the aircraft cabin and must be packed in Hold Baggage.
If you check in with dangerous goods that fit into category 1 or 2 without prior notification they will be confiscated by airline staff or security officers under guidelines issued by the Department for Transport and Civil Aviation Authority.
The following list covers the items that can be carried on flights with Flybe, they will require the airline's approval prior to flying:
The following covers items that can be lawfully carried on Flybe flights; they are still restricted to specific limits on quantities or dimensions:
Items which are deemed dangerous or may affect the safety of the aircraft and/or its occupants will be confiscated. If you have any doubts regarding the suitability of an item, please contact the Flybe Customer Call Centre for further advice.
Excess baggage is carried on a standby basis only. Carriage will only take place if there is sufficient space available in the aircraft hold and will be subject to a charge (currently €10 per kilo). Charges may vary for franchise or code share routes not operated by Flybe, and will be applied at the prevailing rate when payment is made. For further information contact the Flybe Customer Call Centre.
Exceptional items may be carried at a charge of €20 per exceptional item per sector. Carriage is subject to space and weight and not as part of the personal allowance. Charge is applied regardless of any other baggage allowance. See bellow for details:
Passengers may carry 1 pushchair or pram and 1 car seat for each child or infant. There is no charge for the carriage of pushchairs or car seats.
Golf clubs may be prebooked within 24 hours of making your flight booking through the Flybe Customer Call Centre. In the event that our ski or golf club numbers have already been reached on your flights then you can cancel your booking with no penalty within 24 hours of the booking being made. In the event that our prebooked golf club numbers have already been reached then your golf clubs will be accepted on a stand by basis only and no prebooking is required.
Please note the following restrictions:
Skis can be carried as exceptional items of baggage which are accepted in addition to your baggage allowance. Please follow the link for further details on the restrictions for skis and the exceptional item charges.
Snowboards are carried on a standby basis only.
Skis may be prebooked within 24 hours of making your flight booking through the Customer Call Centre. There is a limit on the amount of skis that can be carried. This is dependant upon the operating aircraft:
In the event that our ski or golf club numbers have already been reached on your flights you may cancel your booking with no penalty within 24 hours of the booking being made.
Carriage is on a stand-by basis. Flybe are able to accept boards and sails up to the following dimensions:
Please note if you prebook skis or golf clubs but then choose not to carry them no refund will be given.
Flybe accept the carriage of scuba diving equipment on a stand-by basis only. Carriage will only take place if there is sufficient space within the hold of the operating aircraft.
Flybe impose the following restrictions on the carriage of scuba diving equipment and these are listed below:
With the gauge reading zero as they contain compressed air which is unacceptable for carriage in accordance with IATA restricted articles regulations.
Flybe accept the carriage of fishing equipment on a stand-by basis. Carriage will only take place if there is sufficient space available in the hold of the operating aircraft.
Restrictions apply as follows:
All tackle boxes and rod bags will be carried in the hold of the aircraft and under no circumstance may live maggots or any other form of live bait be accepted.
We accept the carriage of bicycles on a stand-by basis only. Carriage will thus only take place if there is sufficient space available in the hold.
Please note that your bicycle must be prepared as follows:
Musical instruments are normally carried in the hold of the aircraft, please ensure that they are suitably packaged and are covered by adequate insurance.
Cellos can usually be carried in the cabin if a protected seat is purchased, as they can be secured safely in an aircraft seat. This must be booked via the Customer Call Centre.
Musical instruments are included in passengers luggage allowance and excess baggage fees must be paid if allowance is exceeded.
All other large musical instruments such as harps, double bass, drum kits, guitars, etc. will need to be prepared and packaged for carriage in the aircraft hold. These will be carried on a standby basis only.
Military regalia (flags, drums, etc.) can be carried in the hold without incurring any additional charges, as long as they fall within the purchased weight limit. For example, passengers having paid for a standard 20KG bag and checking in with a 15KG bag and a 5KG flag will not be charged extra to check in the flag as the total of the two items fall within the accepted weight limit.
Certain firearms may be carried on Flybe services, please contact the Customer Call Centre for further information. If your firearm is approved for travel you will be required to complete a firearms declaration form (pdf). Please ensure that you print this document and complete sections A and B prior to checking in for your flight. The firearms declaration document is made up of three copies - all of which should be completed in advance and presented at check-in.
All visitors wishing to bring firearms of any kind into Northern Ireland must have a Northern Ireland Firearm Certificate issued by the Chief Constable accompanied with their own Firearms Certificate.
Applications for the certificate must be made to the Police Service Of Northern Ireland at least two months prior to arriving in the United Kingdom.
Additional information, as well as a copy of the application form, is available from the Police Service of Northern Ireland www.psni.police.uk/index/advice_centre/firearms.htm.
All passengers travelling on routes to and from the following destinations: JER, GCI, IOM, BHD in possession of a valid student ID will be able to carry 2 bags weighing up to 40KG in total for the price of a standard hold bag. Passengers should book a Standard bag during the booking process at the normal rate (this will as always vary by channel). At the Bag Drop passengers will need to produce a valid form of student ID, at which point they will be able to load 40KG in 2 bags with no additional cost.
Passengers who do not prebook bags online, but who have a valid student ID, will be able to carry 40KG by paying 1 airport bag charge.
Valid student ID must be:
The student must be the passenger travelling – you cannot bring a student ID to claim this discount for other passengers. Passengers travelling in baggage exempt classes cannot access this promotion. Passengers travelling on multi-sector bookings will receive this benefit on all sectors to and from a valid destination (eg if you are travelling Jersey-Southampton-Edinburgh you will not pay for your second bag on the Edinburgh-Southampton)
We shall have no liability whatsoever for damage to articles not permitted to be contained in checked Baggage, including fragile or perishable items, items having a special value, such as money, jewellery, precious metals, computers, personal electronic devices, negotiable papers, securities, or other valuables, business documents, passports and other identification documents, or samples. Please see the General Conditions of Carriage. It is in the passenger's own interests to ensure that they have adequate travel insurance or insurance which specifically covers the item(s) that are carried onboard or within the aircraft hold(s).
In the course of normal handling, your luggage may show signs or wear and tear.
Flybe.fi accepts no responsibility for such minor cuts, scratches or dents.
Flybe.fi does not accept responsibility for any damage caused to or as a result of damaged caused to the following items:-
Flybe recommends passengers insure all items of checked in baggage independently.