Please check with the operating
carrier for maximum acceptance rules as they may vary. For
a list of airlines please click here.
Free Luggage Allowance
The free luggage allowance is
the maximum number, size and weight of bags that each customer
is allowed with no additional charge. Airlines have based
this allowance on many variables that influence the maximum
capacity of luggage on an aircraft. These variables include
size of aircraft cargo compartments, dimensions of the doors,
fuel requirements, typical number of passengers on board,
and government regulations. Luggage will be weighed and measured
to ensure that it meets the dimensional requirements under
the free luggage allowance.
- Luggage is measured by adding length, width and height
to determine the total number of linear inches/centimeters.
- Airlines may accept luggage up to a maximum of 50 pounds
(23 kg) and a total linear dimension of 62 inches (158 cm)
at no charge.
- Some airlines may not accept luggage over 50 pounds or
larger than 62 linear inches.
Note: If you are flying on a codeshare partners, please
check with the operating carrier for maximum acceptance rules
as they may vary.
The standard allowance typically
provides for a bag of up to a certain size plus one 'personal
What is a personal item?
Some airlines give examples, and suggest that a personal item
may be :
- Laptop (in carry bag)
- Other items not exceeding 36" in total dimension
- Reading Matter
- Small book-bag style backpack
For more information please contact
the operating carrier.