Since August 1, 2019, Vietnam Airlines has applied the piece concept for baggage allowances on all domestic and international flights, replacing the current weight concept.
With the new policy:
- Business class passengers will enjoy free allowance of 1 piece (32kg) on domestic Vietnam routes and Vietnam - Southeast Asia route; 2 pieces (32kg/each) on Vietnam - Northeast Asia, Europe, Australia, the US.
- Economy Class passengers are entitled to carry 1 piece (23kg) on domestic Vietnam routes and Vietnam – Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia, Europe, Australia routes, and 2 pieces (23kg/each) on Vietnam - Japan and US routes.
- Premium Economy passengers can enjoy 2 pieces (23kg/each) on Vietnam - Northeast Asia, Europe, Australia, the US routes and 1 piece (32kg) on Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh route.
Regarding hand luggage, the number of pieces allowed remains the same, but the weight of each piece will be increased. Economy class passengers can bring 1 piece (12kg) while Premium Economy and Business class passengers can bring 2 pieces (total 18kg).