Hand luggage sizes accepted by major airlines

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After many scheduled airlines include only one piece of hand baggage in basic or economy fares and with the increasing use of low cost airlines by Spaniards, the question of which ones are the hand baggage sizes accepted by the airline is the first thing the traveler asks before embarking on a journey.

Finding out about the hand baggage sizes accepted on board is very useful because it allows you to avoid unpleasant inconveniences, how not to be accepted on board your hand luggage at the time of check in or at the gate, at the time of boarding.



The hand baggage sizes accepted on board are differ by airline with which you will travel. Below we will provide information on the maximum dimensions of hand baggage accepted, measures updated at the time this article is published.

good practice before booking a flight, inquire on the official websites of the airlines on the hand luggage sizes accepted or if you have already purchased the flight and have hand luggage that does not comply with the measurements, it is advisable to buy a suitcase with the appropriate measurements online.

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Hand luggage sizes accepted by major airlines

Now let's see in detail the hand baggage sizes accepted by the main airlines, always remembering that for more precise and updated information, consult the official websites of the airlines, of which we also add the link that takes you back to the page where you can find all updated information.


Alitalia

The maximum dimensions of hand baggage accepted by Alitalia are 55 x 35 x 25 cm and a maximum weight of 8 kg, with the possibility of carrying with you a choice of accessories: a document bag, a portable PC or a women's handbag.


Alitalia official website

Ryanair

The airline Ryanair currently allows you to carry on board a small bag measuring 40cm x 20cm x 25cm. By paying a supplement or by purchasing priority boarding, you can also bring a suitcase with a maximum size of 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm and a maximum weight of 10 kg.

Ryanair official website

EasyJet

EasyJet passengers can carry only one piece of hand baggage with a maximum size of 56 x 45 x 25 cm, including handles and wheels. Flexi customers, easyJet Plus cardholders and passengers purchasing tickets with front row seat or more legroom can carry additional baggage, such as a laptop bag or handbag up to 45 x 36 x 20 cm.

EasyJet Official Website

Air Italy

The airline Air Italy (ex Meridiana) allows you to carry only one piece of luggage in the cabin with a maximum size of 55 x 40 x 20 cm and a maximum weight of 8 kg. It is also allowed to carry a personal accessory such as a handbag or document bag in the cabin. , fanny packs or laptop / tablet bag.

Official Air Italy website


norwegian

Norwegian airline allows only one piece of hand baggage with a maximum size of 55 x 40 x 23 cm. In addition, you are permitted to carry a personal item on board the aircraft such as a small bag or laptop bag with a maximum size of 25 x 33 x 20 cm. The maximum total weight must be 10 kg.


Norwegian official website

British Airways

British Airways allows you to carry a suitcase measuring 56 x 45 x 25 cm, with a maximum weight of 23 kg. In addition, you can also carry a handbag or laptop bag with a maximum size of 40 cm x 30 cm x 15 cm, with a maximum weight of 23 kg. In short, the British company is quite generous in this regard.

British Airways Official Website

Wizz Air

Wizz Air airline such as Ryanair is one of the most restrictive. It allows you to carry on board a baggage with a maximum size of 40 x 30 x 20 cm and a maximum weight of 10 kg. To bring baggage with a maximum size of 55 x 40 x 23 cm and a weight of 10 kg, you must purchase the Wizz Priority service or pay a supplement.

Wizz Air official website

Emirates

Emirates passengers traveling in Economy Class may bring one piece of hand baggage up to 55 x 38 x 20cm and weighing no more than 7kg in the cabin. First Class and Business Class passengers can also bring hand luggage with a maximum size of 45 x 35 x 20 cm and a weight not exceeding 7 kg.


Emirates Official Website

Turkish Airlines

The Turkish Airlines airline allows you to take on board a bag with a maximum size of 55 x 40 x 23 cm and a maximum weight of 8 kg. You can also bring one of the following accessories together: a small bag, a tablet or laptop.


Turkish Airlines Official Website

Lufthansa

The German company Lufthansa allows you to carry a hand luggage that measures a maximum of 55 x 40 x 23 cm and a maximum weight of 8 kg. It is also possible to carry an additional piece of luggage such as a bag or laptop with a maximum size of 30 x 40 x 10 cm.

Lufthansa official website

Air France

The airline Air France allows you to take on board a baggage with a maximum size of 55 x 35 x 25 cm and a maximum weight of 12 kg. You can also bring one of the following accessories together: a small bag, a tablet or laptop.

Official Air France website

Iberia

The maximum dimensions of hand luggage for the Spanish company Iberia are 56 x 45 x 25 cm. You can also bring one of the following accessories together: a small bag, a tablet or laptop.

Iberia official website

Volotea

The low cost airline Volotea allows you to carry only one hand luggage with a maximum size of 55 x 40 x 20 cm. It is also allowed to carry a personal item on board the aircraft such as a small bag or laptop bag with a maximum size of 35 x 20 x 20 cm. The maximum total weight must be 10 kg.

Volotea official website

Other airlines

Swiss: maximum dimensions 55 x 40 x 23 cm and maximum weight of 8 kg + small bag or accessory

Official Swiss website

Air Europa: maximum dimensions 55 x 35 x 25 cm and maximum weight of 10 kg + small bag or accessory

Official Air Europa website

American Airlines: maximum dimensions 56 x 36 x 23 cm + small bag or accessory

American Airlines Official Website

Transavia: maximum dimensions 55 x 40 x 25 cm and maximum weight of 10 kg

Transavia official website

AeroFlot: maximum dimensions 55 x 40 x 25 cm and maximum weight of 10 kg + small bag or accessory

Official AeroFlot website

Vueling: maximum dimensions 55 x 40 x 20 cm and maximum weight of 10 kg + small bag or accessory

Vueling official website

Tap Portugal: maximum dimensions 55 x 40 x 20 cm and maximum weight of 8 kg

Tap Portugal official website

EuroWings: maximum dimensions 55 x 40 x 23 cm and maximum weight of 8 kg + small bag or accessory

EuroWings official website

KLM: maximum dimensions 55 x 35 x 25 cm and maximum weight of 12 kg + small bag or accessory

KLM Official Website

CanaryFly: maximum dimensions 45 x 35 x 25 cm and maximum weight of 6 kg

CanaryFly official website

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