Baggage Restrictions for Major Airlines

Is Your Carry-On Bag Too Big?

Airline Maximum Size Maximum Linear length Weight
Air France 22" x 14" x 9"   26.4 lbs
Air Tran   55" [length + width + height]  
Alaska Air/ Horizon 24" x 17" x 10"    
American Airlines   45" [length + width + height] 40 lbs
America West   51" [length + width + height]  
British Airways 22" x 16" x 8"   26 lbs
Continental Airlines   51" [length + width + height] 40 lbs
Delta Airlines 22" x 14" x 9" 45" [length + width + height] 40 lbs
JetBlue varies by plane    
Northwest 22" x 14" x 9"     
Southwest Airlines 24" x 16" x 10"   40 lbs
United Airlines 22" x 14" x 9"   40 lbs
US Airways 24" x 16" x 10"   40 lbs
Virgin Atlantic 22" x 14" x 9"   35 lbs

» Sizes and restrictions are subject to change without notice, please check with the airline to be sure no changes have occurred.

» Additional fees may be assessed by the airlines for luggage that is oversized.

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