Excess Baggage Award

Cover excess baggage charges by redeeming your SKYPASS miles.

Excess Baggage mileage deduction per 1 Bag is as follows,

Excess Baggage mileage deduction Details
Region Redemption Miles
Japan / China / Northeast Asia


Southeast / Southwest Asia


Europe / Middle East / Africa / Oceania


Guam / Palau


North America


South America


Domestic (By weight)


The redemption miles on this chart are based on departure from/arrival in Korea.

Effective April 16, 2017, award mileage redemption for pet companion travel on Korea domestic flights will be changed as follows:

  • 5kg and under : 2,000 miles
  • 32 kg and under : 3,000 miles

Note: Application of the new award mileage redemption will commence April 16, 2018, after a 12 months grace period. Until April 15, 2018, the current award mileage redemption (1 mile per 1 kg) will continue to apply.

Service User Guide

  • Excess Baggage Award is available on a Korean Air flight only. 
    (The flight must be operated by Korean Air and the ticket must have been issued with a Korean Air flight number.)
  • Maximum 2 pieces of excess baggage per person can be checked by redeeming miles.
  • Transferring award is applicable. Family Plan is not applicable.
  • When transferring award to the family members, Award redemption form needs to be filled out and signed at the airport on the day of departure and a photo identification will be needed.
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  • To cancel Excess Baggage Award, a cancellation request must be made at the airport to get mileage credited back to your account. 
  • The redemption chart above is based on Excess Baggage rules on general baggage. For sports equipment or pets, the redemption miles are subject to special baggage charges. 

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