Lao Airlines

Lao Airlines is the national airline of Laos offering both domestic and international flights across Asia. First formed in 1976 as a merger of Lao Air Lines and Royal Air Lao, the airline has grown to boast a fleet of 11 aircraft and flies to 20 destinations in countries including China, Thailand, Korea and Singapore. The airline’s headquarters are in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, and its main operating hub is also situated in the city at Wattay International Airport. As well as benefiting from a rebranding in 2003 and a number of new aircraft in the last decade, Lao Airlines holds codeshare agreements with a large number of airlines including Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways.

*This information is correct as of April 2017

Why Fly with Lao Airlines

How to Check in

Travelers catching flights with Lao Airlines will be able to check in the usual way at the airport. While the airline does not yet support checking in online, it may choose to introduce this feature at some point in the future. Check in counters open 2 hours before international flights and 90 minutes before domestic flights, so be sure to arrive at the airport with plenty of time to spare. Travelers will also need to print off an eTicket before getting to the airport to present at the check in counter.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

All passengers flying with Lao Airlines are allowed to bring both checked baggage and hand baggage as part of the fare. How much checked baggage you can bring will depend on your cabin class - Economy travelers are allowed up to 20kg, while those in Business Class can bring up to 30kg. Alongside checked baggage, each passenger is allowed to bring one item of hand baggage on board flights up to 7kg and no larger than 60cm x 30cm x 18cm.


Lao Airlines flights offer a standard Economy Class alongside Business Class seating for those looking for a superior traveling experience. On board flights passengers can look forward to tasty meals and refreshing beverages - if you have any special dietary requests, make sure you contact the airline at least 48 hours before your flight.

Booking Fees

There will be no hidden charges or fees added to the price of your fare when booking with Lao Airlines.

Lao Airlines

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