Each company establishes its own maximum measurements for carry-on luggage allowed on the plane, although safety regulations for the transport of liquids are common. To avoid having problems at the airport, we provide you with a list of the quantity, dimensions, weight and other items allowed for the main airlines in the world.

Below you have an index with all the points that we are going to deal with in this article.

Aerolíneas Argentinas

  • Quantity: 1 piece per passenger and journey.
  • Sizes: 55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm maximum.
  • Weight: the weight depends on the type of flight and the class in which it is traveled. Thus, for Economy class flights, the maximum weight allowed is 5 kg. On the other hand, in Club Economy classes and for international flights, up to 10 kg are accepted.
  • Other articles: no other additional items are allowed.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.aerolineas.com.ar




Aer Lingus

  • Quantity: 1 single package per passenger and journey.
  • Sizes: 55 cm x 40 cm x 24 cm for standard flights and 48 cm x 33 cm x 20 cm for Aer Lingus Regional type flights.
  • Weight: 10 kg for standard flights and 7 kg for flights with Aer Lingus Regional.
  • Other articles: Apart from this first package, you can carry a small women's bag, a men's wallet (maximum 25 cm x 33 cm x 20 cm) or a bag of airport Duty Free items. Exceptionally, it is allowed to carry a changing table or a bag of baby food and / or medical devices, assistance or prescription drugs.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.aerlingus.com

AeroMexico

  • Quantity: Only 1 piece of hand luggage is allowed for both Economy and Premier classes.
  • Sizes: not larger than 56 cm x 36 cm x 23 cm.
  • Weight: for Economy class, the maximum weight allowed is 10 kg. However, with the Premier rate, up to 18 kg can be transported in the cabin.
  • Other articles: apart from this first package, every passenger can carry a personal object, such as an umbrella, a camera (including a cover) or a bag with items from the airport's Duty Free.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.aeromexico.com

Air Europa

  • Quantity: 1 single package per passenger and journey on short and medium-haul flights. For long-haul flights with Business fare, up to 2 pieces are allowed with a maximum combined weight of 18 kg in total.
  • Sizes: the measurements of each package cannot be greater than 55 x 35 x 25 cm (or that the sum of length + width + height does not exceed 115 cm). This applies to all classes (tourist, business and business for intercontinental flights).
  • Weight: 10 kg for economy class and 14 kg for Business class.
  • Other articles: apart from the aforementioned, other items can be transported, such as a bag, something to read for the flight, a coat or travel blanket, umbrella, cane, camera, laptop, carrycot for a baby, infant food for consumption in flight, chair folding wheels and crutches.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.aireuropa.com

Air France

  • Quantity: for the Economy fare, only one carry-on bag is accepted per passenger and journey. For medium-haul flights with the Premium Economy fare, the amount is also 1 piece per passenger; however, passengers on long-haul flights with this last fare can carry up to 2 pieces. The Business and La Premiere fares are allowed two pieces of luggage on all flights.
  • Sizes: 55 x 35 x 25 cm (pockets, handles and wheels included).
  • Weight: on Economy and Premium Economy fare flights (medium haul), the weight may not exceed 12 kg. The Premium Economy fare for long-haul flights, as well as the Business and La Premiere fares, can carry up to 18 kg in each of the two pieces that are allowed.
  • Other articles- A garment bag can be carried, but this will count as one piece of carry-on luggage. However, carrying one of the following items is allowed in addition to the first package or the two packages allowed at the rates mentioned above: purse, laptop or camera (or similar items).

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.airfrance.es

Air Nostrum (Iberia Group)

  • Quantity: only 1 cabin bag is allowed per passenger (except in Business plus class, where two are allowed).
  • Sizes: 56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm, including handles, pockets and wheels. If these dimensions are exceeded, it will be considered checked baggage and must be checked in.
  • Weight: there is no weight limit.
  • Other articles: The airline also allows you to carry an additional personal accessory.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.airnostrum.es

Air Berlin

  • Quantity: Air Berlin allows only 1 piece per passenger and journey. However, fare passengers FlyFlex, Business class or those who are holders of the topbonus Gold o Platinum Card, can carry a second handpiece with the same dimensions as the first.
  • Sizes: they must not be more than 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm.
  • Weight: the piece of hand baggage for standard fare passengers, JustFly, Flydeal o FlyClassic It should not weigh more than 8 kg, although a maximum of 10 kg is allowed in case of carrying a laptop.
  • Other articles: it is allowed to carry any of the following objects (max. 40 cm x 30 cm x 10 cm): wallet or laptop sleeve, women's bag or purse, or a small men's wallet.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.airberlin.com

American Airlines

  • Quantity: Only 1 piece of carry-on baggage is allowed per passenger.
  • Sizes- Measurements cannot exceed 56cm x 35cm x 23cm (114cm total).
  • Weight: American Airlines does not impose a maximum weight for cabin baggage. However, it will have to fit in the baggage meter that you make available to your passengers at airports.
  • Other articles: It is allowed to carry an additional personal item, which can be: handbag, briefcase, small bag for books, bag or laptop sleeve, etc. There are no specific measures or a maximum weight for this accessory, but it must always be smaller than the main package.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.americanairlines.es

Austrian Airlines

  • Quantity: 1 bag per passenger for Economy class. For Business Class, members of the HON Circle / Senators or gold card holders Star Alliance an additional package of less weight and size is allowed (may be a suit cover).
  • Sizes: 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm. In the case of the Business class, members of the HON Circle / Senators or gold card holders Star Alliance, the additional package must not exceed the measurements of 57 x 54 x 15 cm.
  • Weight: the maximum weight is 8 kg. At the special rates mentioned above, the additional package can weigh up to 4 kg.
  • Other articles: If you are traveling with children up to 2 years old, the transport of 1 baby travel bag and 1 folding stroller is additionally allowed.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.austrian.com

Avianca

  • Quantity: Economy class users are entitled to only 1 piece. On the other hand, LifeMiles Elite Members (Gold and Diamond) and Star Alliance Passengers who contract Executive class, can transport up to 2 pieces of hand luggage.
  • Sizes: the dimensions for all hand luggage with Avianca (whatever class you travel in) is 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm.
  • Weight: each piece of hand luggage may weigh up to a maximum of 10 kg. This means that, in the case of LifeMiles Elite Members (Gold and Diamond) and Gold Star Alliance Passengers (business class), each of the 2 allowed pieces can weigh 10 kg, so they can carry up to a total of 20 kg combined.
  • Other articles: The carriage of any of the following items is allowed in the cabin without any additional cost: women's wallet, cane, camera, binoculars, photographic or video equipment, laptop, baby food to consume on board, baby cot (only allowed on A-330 aircraft), folding baby stroller, folder or filing cabinet, wheelchairs, crutches or prostheses for passengers with reduced mobility.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.avianca.com

British Airways

  • Quantity: One piece of hand luggage is allowed for both adults (12 years or more), children (2-11 years) and babies (0-2 years), in addition to a personal bag, less in the case of babies.
  • Sizes: the main piece of baggage in the cabin must not exceed 56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm (handles, wheels and pockets included). As for the additional personal bag, the maximum measurements allowed are 45 cm x 36 cm x 20 cm (including handles, wheels and pockets, if any).
  • Weight: 23 kg maximum.
  • Other articles: The airline does not allow additional items other than the first piece of carry-on luggage and the aforementioned personal bag. Airport Duty Free items count as one of these two pieces. Therefore, if more than 2 packages are transported, they must be invoiced by paying the corresponding fee.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.britishairways.com

Brussels Airlines

  • Quantity: for flights within Europe (including Marrakech and Agadir) with the fares Check & Go, Light & Relax, Flex & Fast, Light Economy y Flex Economy + only one package is allowed. In classes Bizz & Class and Business can transport up to two packages. On transoceanic flights, 1 bag is allowed in Economy class and 2 bags in Business class.
  • Sizes: 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm in all classes and both for medium-haul flights and for intercontinental flights.
  • Weight: maximum 12 kg for the Check & Go, Light & Relax, Flex & Fast, Light Economy, Flex Economy + and Economy fares. The Bizz & Class and Business rates allow up to a total of 16 kg combined, that is, between the two permitted packages, they cannot exceed 16 kg.
  • Other articles: All rates allow one small accessory to be carried in addition to hand luggage. This object can be one of those mentioned below: bag, camera case, laptop bag, folder or document holder, coat, shawl, blanket, umbrella, cane or reading material. In addition, it will be allowed to transport free of charge apart from everything else a baby carrier or a folding stroller, baby food (to be consumed on board), a wheelchair or medical equipment.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.brusselsairlines.com

Cathay Pacific Airways

  • Quantity: each passenger can take only 1 bag with them in the cabin. For flights Hong Kong-NZ, if you travel in Business Class, Premium Economy Class or if you are a Diamond, Gold or Silver member within The Marco Polo Club, up to 2 pieces are allowed per passenger. Flights between Hong Kong and Qatar in First and Business Class can also carry 2 bags per passenger.
  • Sizes: 56 cm x 36 cm x 23 cm maximum.
  • Weight: the weight depends on the class in which you have chosen to travel. In this way, if you travel in Economy Class o Premium Economy Class, the maximum is 7 kg. With the Business Class, up to 10 kg are allowed. Finally, if you travel in First Class, you can carry up to 15 kg.
  • Other articles: it is allowed to carry, apart from hand luggage, items purchased at the airport Duty Free. It is also allowed, apart from all the above, to carry any of the following items: small handbag, small backpack, wallet or backpack / laptop sleeve.

To review updated information, visit the airline's page (not available in Spanish): www.cathaypacific.com

Copa Airlines Colombia

  • Quantity: all passengers are entitled to 1 piece of hand luggage. In addition, passengers traveling in Business class may carry a maximum number of 2 carry-on bags.
  • Sizes: 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm (115 cm in total) for all classes.
  • Weight: the weight varies depending on whether it is an international flight or a flight within Colombia. Thus, in the first case, up to 10 kg are allowed (for all classes). On the other hand, for the second case, the maximum weight is 5 kg.
  • Other articles: every passenger is entitled to an additional personal item apart from the first allowed bag. This piece can be one of the following: coat, jacket, portable breathing apparatus, articles for children or babies (seats, folding stroller, bag with baby items such as food, milk, etc.), small article for personal entertainment, cameras photo, wallet, backpack, laptop, video game console (Xbox, Playstationetc.), book, magazine, umbrella, DVD players, camcorder, camera tripod or wedding dress (as long as it is properly packed). For passengers with reduced mobility, it is also allowed to bring: walkers, orthopedic devices, cushion, cane, crutches, prosthesis or wheelchair (including batteries, if you need them).

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.copaair.com

Delta Airlines

  • Quantity: 1 piece of hand luggage. Delta Connection flights and flights with an aircraft with a maximum of 50 seats may not carry 1 carry-on bag, but only one small personal item.
  • Sizes: 56 cm x 35 cm x 23 cm, which can be checked in the baggage meters provided by the airline at the airport check-in counters.
  • Weight: there is no weight limit. This is limited to the carry-on bag fitting inside the baggage meter.
  • Other articles: Delta Airlines allows, in addition, to transport a personal item, which can be one of the following: jacket, umbrella, food or drink (if purchased after passing the security check), airport Duty Free items or special items (baby stroller, child safety seats or devices for people with reduced mobility).

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.delta.com

EasyJet

  • Quantity: 1 piece of hand luggage per passenger. The following items will be considered as handpieces: suitcases, laptops, handbags, briefcases, fanny packs, motorcycle helmet, suit or wedding dress covers and any type of bag or purse.
  • Sizes: easyJet guarantees its clients that their carry-on luggage will travel with them if the measurements are 50 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm (handles and wheels included). It also allows hand luggage whose measurements do not exceed 56cm x 45cm x 25cm, but the airline does not assure you that it can go with you in case the flight is very full. In these cases, you must go in the hold of the plane, but you will not have to pay any extra fee for it.
  • Weight: there is no weight limit, but it must fit in the baggage meters that the airline enables at the airport for this purpose.
  • Other articles: apart from the first piece, you can also carry any of the following items: coat, shawl, umbrella, crutches, canes or walkers. A bag with items purchased at the Duty Free at the departure airport is also allowed.

For more information about hand luggage with Easyjet, we recommend you read our article titled Dimensions, weight and objects allowed in hand luggage on easyJet.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.easyjet.com




Emirates

  • Quantity: Passengers traveling in Economy class are allowed only 1 piece of hand luggage. On the other hand, those who travel in First Class or Business class are entitled to 2 rooms.
  • Sizes: whatever class appears on your ticket, the size of each package cannot exceed 55 x 38 x 20 cm. Hand luggage of passengers bound for India cannot exceed 55cm x 40cm x 20cm (115cm in total).
  • Weight: the weight of each piece cannot exceed 7 kg. In the case of First Class and Business Class, the weight of each package can also be up to 7 kg.
  • Other articles: Emirates allows the transport of purchases made at the airport Duty Free, such as tobacco, perfumes or liquors, in reasonable quantities. However, this will always depend on the security regulations regarding the transport of liquids at each airport.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.emirates.com

Finnair

  • Quantity: Finnair allows 1 piece of hand luggage per passenger at the tourist fare. In contrast, for Business Class and Finnair Plus Platinum, Gold and Silver members, up to 2 packages are allowed.
  • Sizes: the maximum dimensions of any piece of hand luggage are 56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm (whatever the chosen fare).
  • Weight: for economy class, the maximum weight is 8 kg. In Business Class and for Finnair Plus Platinum, Gold and Silver members a combined weight of 10 kg is allowed, which means that between the two packages this limit must not be exceeded.
  • Other articles: in all rates, it is allowed to carry a personal item other than the handpiece. This object can be one of the following: purse, briefcase or laptop sleeve, or a backpack. Any of these objects must be of reduced dimensions, since they have to fit under the seat in front.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.finnair.com

Gol Transportes Aereos

  • Quantity: 1 piece of hand luggage per passenger.
  • Sizes: 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm (115 cm in total) maximum.
  • Weight: the maximum weight for hand luggage with Gol Transportes Aéreos is 5 kg.
  • Other articles: the Brazilian airline allows a series of free items apart from the first piece, such as: books, magazines, raincoat, blanket, coat, umbrella, cane, small bag, backpack, wheelchair, folding baby stroller or baby seat / boy.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.voegol.com

Iberia

  • Quantity: If you travel in economy class, Iberia only allows 1 cabin bag per passenger. On the other hand, for Business class up to 2 packages are allowed.
  • Sizes: the maximum measurements are 56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm (handles, wheels and pockets included). If these measures are exceeded, it must be invoiced (paying the corresponding fee) and will travel in the hold of the plane.
  • Weight: the Spanish airline has no weight limits. The only condition is that it remains in the luggage meters at the airport.
  • Other articles: In addition to hand luggage, an additional accessory can be carried.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.iberia.com

LATAM Airlines Group

  • Quantity: whether you travel with the Economy fare or if you choose the Premium Economy or Premium Business fare, you will be allowed to transport 1 piece of cabin baggage.
  • Sizes- Dimensions for carry-on baggage are 55cm x 35cm x 25cm maximum as it must fit in aircraft compartments or under the front seat.
  • Weight: in Economy class, the maximum weight allowed is 8 kg. For Premium Economy and Premium Business fares, a maximum weight of up to 16 kg is allowed.
  • Other articles: Apart from the previous package, LATAM allows a personal item for free, whose measurements must be 20 cm x 45 cm x 35 cm. Said object can be a purse, a laptop or a baby bag.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.latamairlinesgroup.net

Lufthansa

  • Quantity: for Economy Class and Premium Economy Class fares, a maximum of 1 bag per passenger is allowed. The Business Class and First Class rates have the possibility of taking up to 2 pieces with them.
  • Sizes: the dimensions for any class are 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm. If folding garment covers are transported, their measurements may not exceed 57cm x 54cm x 15cm.
  • Weight: the maximum weight is 8 kg per piece.
  • Other articles: additionally, a second small piece can be transported with a maximum size of 30 cm x 40 cm x 10 cm. This additional object can be a laptop bag, a handbag, etc. In addition, a baby maxi, an infant car seat or a folding stroller, wheelchairs or other orthopedic devices are allowed.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.lufthansa.com

Qatar Airways

  • Quantity: If you travel in First or Business Class, you can take up to 2 pieces of hand luggage with you. On the other hand, in Economy Class, up to 1 piece is allowed.
  • Sizes: the hand luggage format must be 50 cm x 37 cm x 25 cm for all classes.
  • Weight: In First and Business Class, up to 15 kg are allowed. However, if you are traveling in Economy Class, the maximum weight is 7 kg.
  • Other articles: Apart from the hand luggage mentioned above, you can carry a personal item such as a ladies' handbag or a small wallet, a coat, a shawl, an umbrella, crutches, a cane, a camera or binoculars, reading material, articles of baby or duty free shopping at the airport. Laptops will have to go in hand luggage.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.qatarairways.com

Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM)

  • Quantity: KLM varies its carry-on options based on the class you are traveling in. Thus, in Economy Class, 1 bag is allowed. In Business Class, a first suitcase and a second suitcase smaller than the first are allowed. Members of Flying Blue, SkyTeam and other corporate programs are entitled to 1 bag; If they travel in Business Class, they will be entitled to 1 first piece of luggage and 1 second smaller piece.
  • Sizes- All carry-on items must measure a maximum of 55cm x 25cm x 35cm. In the case of the second package for Business Class, its measurements may not exceed 45 cm x 20 cm x 35 cm.
  • Weight: Non-Business rates are allowed to carry an additional accessory (apart from the first package), so that, between them, the maximum combined weight must not exceed 12 kg. On the other hand, if you travel in Business class, the maximum combined weight of the first suitcase, the second suitcase and the additional accessory will be 18 kg at most.
  • Other articles: As mentioned above, KLM allows one additional accessory per passenger. It can be a small bag or a laptop, for example.

To review updated information, visit the airline's page (not available in Spanish): www.klm.com

Ryanair

  • Quantity: Ryanair allows two pieces of carry-on luggage: one larger and the second smaller.
  • Sizes: the measurements of the first piece of hand luggage must be 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm. As for the second, it should not measure more than 35 cm x 20 cm x 20 cm.
  • Weight: the maximum weight of the first piece is 10 kg. As for the second, there is no weight limit, but given its small measurements, the weight cannot be very high.
  • Other articles: The Irish airline allows the carriage of a baby bag up to 5 kg apart from the two packages mentioned above.

For more information about hand luggage with Ryanair, we recommend you read our article titled Dimensions, weight and objects allowed in hand luggage on Ryanair.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.ryanair.com

Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS)

  • Quantity: 1 piece per passenger and journey. For flights to Asia or the United States with SAS Plus and SAS Business fares, 2 pieces of cabin baggage are allowed.
  • Sizes: the allowed dimensions are 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm in any flight with SAS.
  • Weight: 8 kg maximum. In the case of SAS Plus and SAS Business rates, each package can weigh up to a maximum of 8 kg as well.
  • Other articles: SAS allows, apart from the first package, to carry a backpack or small laptop sleeve or a small bag.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.flysas.com

Singapore Airlines

  • Quantity: depends on the class you are traveling in. Thus, for Premium Economy and Economy class, only 1 piece is allowed. On the other hand, the Suites, First Class and Business class rates are allowed 2 rooms.
  • Sizes: 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm (115 cm in total) in all classes.
  • Weight: the maximum weight of each piece is 7 kg. In the rates in which 2 packages are allowed, each one may have a maximum of that weight.
  • Other articles: Like most airlines, Singapore Airlines allows you to carry additionally some of the following personal items: ladies' handbag, laptop with sleeve, file or folder, camera, coat, umbrella, cane, a small amount of Airport Duty Free items or any baby / child item. This bag may not exceed the measurements of 40 cm x 30 cm x 10 cm.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.singaporeair.com

SWISS International Airlines

  • Quantity: If you travel with the SWISS Economy fare, only 1 bag per passenger is allowed. In contrast, with the SWISS Business and SWISS First rates, up to 2 packages can be transported.
  • Sizes: travel in the class in which you travel, the maximum size of each package cannot exceed 55 x 40 x 23 cm.
  • Weight: the maximum weight is 8 kg.
  • Other articles: If a folding garment bag is transported, it will be considered as a piece of hand luggage, whose measurements, in addition, cannot exceed 57 cm x 54 cm x 15 cm. In addition to the main carry-on luggage, you can carry any of the following additional accessories: ladies' handbag, laptop bag or sleeve or wallet with shoulder strap (max. 40 cm x 30 cm x 10 cm), as well as a child seat, crutches, canes, splints or other prosthetics, or medical devices.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.swiss.com

Tap Air Portugal

  • Quantity: in Economy class, a maximum of 1 bag is allowed. However, in Business class, up to 2 packages can be transported in the cabin.
  • Sizes: the maximum dimensions allowed are 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm (115 cm in total), regardless of the class in which you are traveling.
  • Weight: the weight of the package allowed in Economy class must be 8 kg maximum. On the other hand, in Business class, up to a total combined weight of 16 kg can be transported between the 2 packages.
  • Other articles: Tap Air Portugal airline only allows the transport of additional objects if they are equipment with reduced mobility, such as wheelchairs, crutches, prostheses or others. Up to two mobility packages can be transported for each passenger with reduced mobility, apart from medical equipment (if necessary).

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.flytap.com

Transavia.com

  • Quantity: 1 piece of cabin baggage per passenger is allowed (applicable to adults and children alike).
  • Sizes: the dimensions recommended by the airline are 45 cm x 40 cm x 25 cm. If your piece of hand luggage has this format, they assure you that you will not have problems. However, the maximum measurements are 55 x 40 x 25 cm, although, if the flight is full, you may have to travel in the hold of the plane for free.
  • Weight: 10 kg maximum.
  • Other articles: Transavia.com does not allow the carriage of any other additional object in the cabin apart from hand luggage. Thus, a handbag, briefcase or laptop sleeve or a camera bag will also be considered as the only carry-on baggage allowed.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.transavia.com

Turkish Airlines

  • Quantity: the number of hand luggage depends on the class in which you are traveling. In this way, if you travel in Comfort or Economy class, you can only take 1 piece. On the other hand, the Business class admits up to 2 pieces.
  • Sizes: the maximum dimensions are 55 cm x 40 cm x 23 cm.
  • Weight: the maximum weight in any class is 8 kg.
  • Other articles: children between 0 and 2 years old are allowed to transport a piece of up to 8 kg as well and with the same measurements as the package allowed for adults. If suits are transported in folding covers, they will be considered as unique luggage and their measurements may not exceed 114 cm x 60 cm x 11 cm.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: I www.turkishairlines.co

Vueling Airlines

  • Quantity: Vueling allows 1 piece of carry-on baggage per passenger.
  • Sizes: the format cannot exceed the size of 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm.
  • Weight: 10 kg maximum. If you hire the Excellence rate, you can carry up to 14 kg.
  • Other articles: No other additional accessories are allowed.

To review updated information, visit the airline page: www.vueling.com

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