Malaysia Airlines Changes Cabin Baggage Rules

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Malaysia Airlines has enhanced its cabin baggage rules for all its domestic and international flights.

Passengers travelling in Economy Class will now be allowed one piece cabin of baggage up to a maximum 7kg instead of 5kg.

Passengers in First and Business Class have an allowance of two pieces of cabin baggage with a maximum weight of 7kg each.

Each cabin baggage should have a maximum height of 56 cm, length of 36 cm and width of 23 cm.

Apart from the streamlined cabin baggage allowance, each guest can bring onboard either a notebook/laptop or briefcase or a binocular bag. In addition, guests can also bring one small handbag and a walking stick.

Those travelling with infants (below 24 months old), may also bring one bag containing baby food and nappies weighing up to 5kg, a carry cot and a fully collapsible baby stroller.

All cabin baggage must conform to local laws and security measures applied at the respective airports.

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