Air Peace Baggage Allowance Guide
All passengers are required to secure their baggage with locks and labels with names and addresses placed both inside and outside for easy identification and retrieval. Air Peace is not responsible for any pilferage that may occur on unlocked baggage.
Checked-in Baggage Allowance:
A) Domestic Flights:
i. Economy Class: 15 kg
ii. Business Class: 30 kg
iii. Any baggage exceeding the weight limit will be subject to a fee of N1000 per kilogram and must be paid at the airport prior to check-in.
B) Regional Flights:
i. Economy Class: 30 kg
ii. Business Class: 40 kg
iii. Dakar airport will allow 42 kg in Economy Class and 50 kg in Business Class.
iv. Any baggage exceeding the weight limit will be charged at $6 per kilogram on regional routes.
C) International Flights:
i. Economy Class: 2 pieces of 23 kg each
ii. Business/First Class: 2 pieces of 32 kg each
iii. Dubai airport will allow 25 kg each in Economy Class.
iv. Any baggage exceeding the weight limit will be charged at $100 per kilogram on the Johannesburg route and $150 on the Dubai route.
v. Infants are entitled to a maximum of 10 kg of luggage in either Economy class or Business Class.
Note: Air Peace reserves the right to review these limits and/or the excess charges/fees in accordance with changes in operational costs. If a passenger’s baggage cannot be carried on the same flight due to weight restrictions, it will be transported on the next available flight.
A) Domestic and Regional Flights:
i. Economy Class: One piece of hand luggage weighing no more than 6 kg
ii. Business Class: One piece of hand luggage weighing no more than 10 kg
B) International Flights:
i. Economy Class: 7 kg + small handbag
ii. Business/First Class: 14 kg + small handbag Passengers are responsible for ensuring the safety of their carry-on baggage and Air Peace is not liable for any damage, destruction, or loss of personal belongings.
Air Peace reserves the right to refuse to carry items that are likely to endanger the aircraft or persons on board, such as explosives, hazardous materials, or items that are prohibited by law. Passengers are not allowed to include perishable or fragile objects in their checked-in baggage. Air Peace is not liable for any damage to valuables that are prohibited in checked-in baggage such as electronics, jewellery, money, and medication.
Right to Refuse Carriage
In its discretion, Air Peace may refuse to carry passengers for safety reasons, if they become unruly, or if their conduct, physical/psychological state, or age is deemed unsafe or risky. Air Peace may also refuse to carry baggage that contains prohibited items or is of a size or character that is unsuitable for carriage. In the case of safety and security, Air Peace may request passengers to permit a search of their person and/or baggage and may search or have the passenger’s baggage searched if the passenger is not available.
Air Peace has specific guidelines for passengers when it comes to baggage and carriage. If a passenger is carrying arms or munitions, they must present them for inspection prior to the flight. Air Peace may require these items to remain in their custody until the passenger arrives at their destination.
Passengers are not allowed to include perishable or fragile items in their check-in baggage. Valuables should be carried on board as carry-on baggage. Air Peace is not liable for any damage to prohibited items such as electronic devices, perishable items, jewellery, business documents, unique or high-value items, medication, spectacles, keys, or identification documents.
Air Peace reserves the right to refuse carriage of a passenger or baggage for safety reasons or if the passenger becomes unruly or a nuisance to others. They may also refuse to carry baggage if it is of a prohibited size, shape, weight, or character. Excess baggage may be carried on later flights if advance arrangements have been made. For safety and security reasons, Air Peace may request a search of the passenger’s person and/or baggage.
In the case of damage or loss to baggage, Air Peace is only liable if the damage was caused by their negligence and with the intention to cause harm. They are not liable for damage caused by the passenger’s negligence, third-party negligence, acts of war, acts of public authority, or items not permitted to be in checked-in baggage. Liability for checked baggage is limited to the maximum value provided by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Act or Regulations unless a higher value is declared at check-in.
The passenger must report any damaged baggage before leaving the airport and make a claim within 7 days of arrival. Lost baggage must be reported immediately and a claim must be made within 21 days of arrival. If the baggage is not found within 7 days for domestic flights and 21 days for international flights, it is presumed to be lost. Compensation for lost or damaged baggage is in accordance with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Act and Regulations.
Note that any baggage accepted by the passenger without complaint is considered to be delivered in good condition. The airline is entitled to consider the weight of the baggage when making compensation for delayed, lost, or destroyed checked baggage unless a special declaration of contents and the supplementary fee were made at check-in.
Please note that the above information was obtained from the Air Peace website and is subject to change without notice. You should always check the information directly with the airline at the time of booking.