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       Belama Check-In (kg)      Cabin (kg)    Dimensions of Cabin baggage

International       Business   Non-Belama 40   7   115cm=56(w)+36(h)+23cm(d)
  Plus 60   7  
  Corporate 50   7  
  Family 50   7  
  Individual 50   7  
Economy    Non-Belama 30   7    105cm=48(w)+34(h)+23cm(d)
  Plus 50   7  
  Corporate 40   7  
  Family 40   7  
  Individual  40    7  
Domestic Economy   N/A 16   7   105cm=48(w)+34(h)+23cm(d)

Sporting/Diving        30    7    Special conisderations only

NB: Children travelling in Business or Economy class are entitled to the same baggage allowance as above. Infants are entitled to 10kg for checked in luggage in both classes. Passengers travelling with infants have a free baggage allowance for the following items : portable cots, prams, car seats and baby capsules.

International baggage allowances are applicable on connecting domestic Solomon Airlines flights only. This is not applicable to passengers connecting via a different carrier.

Excess Baggage

Excess baggage charges will apply when a guest’s checked-in baggage exceeds the free allowance set forth by Solomon Airlines in the above table.

If your checked-in baggage exceeds the above allowance you will be charged for excess baggage at the following rate:

Route Departing From Charge per Kilo
International Brisbane to Honiara AUD 15.00 /kg
  Nadi to Honiara FJD 15.00 /kg
  Port Moresby to Honiara PGK 21.00 /kg
  Port Vila to Honiara VUV 500.00 /kg
  Honiara to Brisbane SBD 70.00 /kg
  Honiara to Port Vila SBD 35.00 /kg
  Honiara to Nadi SBD 45.00 /kg
  Honiara to Port Moresby SBD 24.00 /kg
Domestic Honiara to Auki SBD   9.00 /kg
  Honiara to Gizo SBD 17.40 /kg
  Honiara to Munda SBD 15.20 /kg
  Honiara to Seghe SBD 13.40 /kg
  Honiara to Ramata SBD 15.20 /kg
  All DOMESTIC ports

NB: Above excess charge rates are correct as at 01 February 2012 but subject to change without notice.

Unaccompanied Baggage

A cheaper alternative to paying excess baggage is to send your baggage as unaccompanied baggage.

Unaccompanied baggage must only contain personal effects (excluding valuables) and may not necessarily travel on the same aircraft as the guest.

A reminder that in the interest of safety and security, certain goods classed as “Dangerous Goods” must not be carried as unaccompanied baggage, checked baggage or as carry on baggage. Please see information outlined in our “Dangerous Goods” section.

For further details regarding unaccompanied baggage please contact our Cargo Department or Cargo Sales Agent in your preferred location. Please see information outlined in our “Cargo” section for further details.

NB: If you are a Solomon Airlines International transit guest travelling on a Solomon Airlines Domestic service the International checked in baggage weights does apply.

Except as provided for under the relevant provisions Solomon Airlines is not liable for loss, damage to or delay in the delivery of fragile or perishable articles, money, jewellery, precious metals, negotiable papers, securities or other valuable (including but not limited to cameras and electronic equipment), business documents or samples which are included in the passenger’s checked baggage, whether with it without the knowledge of the airline. Such personal valuable items should be carried on your person or in your carry on baggage under your care.

Keep Carry-on Baggage as light as possible as there can be considerable distances to walk at some airports and space inside the cabin is limited.

Avoid carrying fragile and valuable items but where you do carry them, ensure they are well packed and carried on board with you.

Take essential medication and prescriptions on board with you.

Carry undeveloped film in your Carry-on Baggage rather than checking it in. Check with security screening officers if you have any concerns about possible damage from screening.

Laptop computers must:

  • - conform to any applicable regulatory requirements;
    - be submitted for security screening;
    - not be used during take-off and landing;
    - be totally noiseless - printers must not be used inflight; and
    - not interfere with the aircraft's power supply.
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