Economy class passengers are allowed 1 piece of carry-on luggage no greater than 7kg in weight. Passengers flying Business, First and Suite classes are allowed 2 carry-on bags, each with a maximum weight of 7kg. Items allowed over and above this allowance are a handbag, laptop or camera bag, and a coat, walking stick and umbrella.
Singapore Airlines uses the piece system for flights to the U.S. and Brazil and the weight system for all other destinations. Flights to and from the UK go by the weight system. The amount of weight allowed depends on the class flown and frequent flyer status.
The standard allowance for each class is as follows:
- Economy – 30kg
- Premium Economy – 35kg
- Business – 40kg
- First – 50kg
- Suites – 50kg
Sporting equipment and pets are included in the standard weight allowance. Oversized musical instruments such as guitars and cellos can only be carried on board when travelling in economy class and when a separate seat has been purchased for the instrument.
A small infant bag with food, formula and nappies is allowed in addition to a passenger’s carry-on bag. Infants are also allowed 10kg of checked luggage while collapsible prams or strollers are checked free of charge.