With Air Greenland you can always bring up to 20 kg of checked-in baggage and 8 kg of cabin bagage. Read more about our bagage allowances here.
If you have checked-in baggage, travelling on economy class, you may take up to 20 kg (44 lbs) and 1 item of cabin baggage weighing up to 8 kg (18 lbs). On business class checked-in baggage can weigh up to 30 kg (66 lbs) and 2 items of cabin baggage can weigh a total of 8 kg (18 lbs). If you are travelling without any checked-in baggage, you can bring up to 15 kg (33 lbs) of cabin baggage.
Children below the age of 2 are entitled to have 10 kg (22 lbs) of baggage and a collapsible pushchair (umbrella type). Children over 2 years of age has the same baggage allowances as adults.
See a list of items not permitted in your checked-in baggage »
||20 kg (44 lbs) checked baggage + 1 piece of hand baggage up to 8 kg (18 lbs).||30 kg (66 lbs)checked baggage + 2 pieces of cabin baggage up to 8 kg (18 lbs).|
Children 2-12 years
|20 kg (44 lbs) checked baggage + 1 piece of hand baggage up to 8 kg (18 lbs).||30 kg (66 lbs)checked baggage + 2 pieces of cabin baggage up to 8 kg (18 lbs).|
Infants under 2 years
|10 kg (22 lbs) + collapsible pushchair||Not possible - must be booked as a child|
If you are travelling on economy class, you may take 1 item of cabin baggage, whilst travelers on business class may take 2 items of cabin baggage, provided that the total weight does not exceed 8 kg or the maximum dimensions of 55 x 40 x 23 cm.
If the amount of cabin baggage exeeds the capacity on board the aircraft, we reserve the right to stow some of this baggage in the cargo section. Excess or oversize items of cabin baggage will be checked in, weighed, tagged with the your destination and loaded in the hold with the regular baggage.
NB: Always keep any medicine in your cabin baggage so that it is available to you, even if your checked-in baggage is delayed. Please note that baggage is often stored outside in Greenland, and can be exposed to frost.
Please ensure that you are aware of special restrictions on liquids and creams in your cabin baggage.
See this complete list of items you are not permitted to carry onto the aircraft »
Samsung Galaxy Note7
Passengers and crew keep any Samsung Galaxy Note7 device that has not been replaced as mentioned above turned off, do not charge it while on board of the aircraft and do not put these devices inside the checked baggage.
In addition to your cabin baggage
Onboard you can of course also have:
- Taxfree goods bought onboard or at the airport
- A small handbag or notebook
- An overcoat
- A small camera or pair of binoculars
- Reading matter
- Umbrella or walking stick
Travelers with cabin baggage only
For travelers who wish to travel with carry-on baggage only, it is possible to bring one item of cabin baggage which can weigh up to 15 kg. The dimensions of this baggage must not exceed 55 x 40 x 23 cm. For secutiry reasons heavy cabin baggage must be stowed on the floor under your seat – not in the luggage compartment.
The staff loading the baggage onto the aircraft, are not allowed to lift more than 30kg at a time. If you are carrying more than 30kg, we kindly ask you to split it in two or more pieces of baggage.
When your baggage exceeds the allowance of your ticket type, you will be charged with a fee pr. kg. pr. flight. The excess baggage fee depends on the route. It is also possible to send some of the baggage as cargo, where the weight limits are different.
Table: Excess baggage fee pr. route.
Excess baggage less than 75kg cannot be booked in advance. You will receive confirmation of transport at check-in on the day of your departure. Alternatively, your baggage can be sent as cargo and you will be charged for 75kg.
Excess baggage of more than 75kg must be booked in advance, since we might have to block seats onboard. Please specify the weight in kilos, items and dimensions.
Read more about special items, like prams, bikes, sporting goods and weapons »
Air Greenland does not accept any liability for fragile or perishable items or goods such as musical instruments, rifles or computers. Travellers can not check in Narwhal tusks as baggage, but will have to send those items as freight.
Your baggage is labeled with the airport at which you are scheduled to arrive, and you will be given a baggage tag which will be stuck to your itinerary. You have to use this as identification of your baggage should an error occur or if your baggage is delayed or lost. You will also need this tag if you wish to make a claim to your insurance company.
Check in all the way
If you have booked a connectiong ticket with Air Greenland and are traveling onwards from Copenhagen to another airport with either SAS or Icelandair, we make sure that your baggage arrives at your final destination. If you have purchased your tickets separately at different airlines, then unfortunately we will not be able to check your baggage through to your final destination.
Please be aware that other airlines can have different baggage allowances in terms of weight and dimensions.
Check your luggage in all the way to or from Sønderborg Airport.
We have the possibility for you to have your luggage checked through to or from Sønderborg Airport with our Alsie Express agreement.
The condition for you to be able to have your luggage checked through with Alsie Express is that there is a minimum 45-minute connection time/transit time between the change of aircraft between Alsie Express and Air Greenland. If the transit time is less than 45 minutes, you cannot take advantage of this option.
The luggage agreement does not cover having weapons and animals checked through as checked in luggage.
When you have had your luggage checked through, you should still go to the appropriate transit centre at Copenhagen Airport to get a boarding pass issued for the onward journey:
Travellers from Sønderborg to Greenland must go to: The transit centre at AVIATOR in Terminal 3
Travellers from Greenland to Sønderborg must go to: The transit centre at SGH in Terminal 3 or go to the correct domestic gate
Skip the queue, check-in and carrying your luggage with Valizo
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Read more about our partnership with Valizo here.