Cabin Luggage and Restrictions

Packing for a flight? Check out our guide to hand luggage size allowances, before you head to the airport. With the latest information for major European and inter-continental airlines, you can be sure to avoid the baggage reclaim queues and save yourself excess baggage fees.

We here at lastminute.com are experts in travel, and we’re committed to helping take the hassle out of your getaway. For our guide to cabin bag sizes, we’ve gathered data from many of the most popular European and intercontinental airlines.

Find out the limits on EasyJet cabin baggage dimensions, as well as those for British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates, Lufthansa and many others.

With full, up-to-date information on allowable cabin luggage sizes and weights, covering economy, premium, business and first class, our guide is a great resource if you’re thinking of picking up some new cabin size luggage before your trip, or if you want to make sure that you don’t get caught out at the airport.

AIRLINE COMPANY

ALLOWANCE

DIMENSIONS

WEIGHT

Aer Lingus

1 carry-on baggage
1 small personal item

55 x 40 x 24 cm
25 x 33 x 20 cm

10 kg
N/A

Air France

1 carry-on baggage

55 x 35 x 25 cm

12 kg

American Airlines

1 carry-on baggage
+ 1 personal item

23 x 36 x 56 cm

N/A

British Airways

1 handbag/laptop bag
+ 1 carry-on baggage

40 x 30 x 15 cm
56 x 45 x 25 cm

23 kg
23 kg

easyJet

1 carry-on baggage

50 x 40 x 20 cm

20 kg

Emirates Economy
Emirates First

1 carry-on baggage
1 carry-on baggage
+ 1 briefcase

55 x 38 x 20 cm
55 x 38 x 20 cm

7 kg
7 kg

Flybe

1 carry-on baggage
+ 1 laptop bag

55 x 35 x 20 cm

10 kg

Jet2

1 carry-on baggage

56 x 45 x 25 cm

10 kg

KLM

1 carry-on baggage
+ 1 accessory

55 x 25 x 35 cm

12 kg

Lufthansa Economy
Lufthansa Premium
Lufthansa Business
Lufthansa First class

1 carry-on baggage
1 carry-on baggage
2 carry-on baggage
2 carry-on baggage

55 x 40 x 23 cm
55 x 40 x 23 cm
56 x 40 x 23 cm
57 x 40 x 23 cm

8 kg
8 kg
8 kg
8 kg

Monarch

1 carry-on baggage
or
2 separate pieces of
hand baggage

56 x 40 x 25 cm

10 kg

Qatar Airways Economy
Qatar Airways Business
Qatar Airways First

1 carry-on baggage
2 carry-on baggage
2 carry-on baggage

50 x 37 x 25 cm
50 x 37 x 25 cm
50 x 37 x 25 cm

7 kg
15 kg
15 kg

SAS

1 carry-on baggage
+ 1 handbag

55 x 40 x 23 cm

8 kg

Singapore Airlines Suites
Singapore Airlines First Class
Singapore Airlines Business
Singapore Airlines Premium
Singapore Airlines Economy

2 carry-on baggage
2 carry-on baggage
2 carry-on baggage
1 carry-on baggage
1 carry-on baggage

Sum of length, width
and height of each piece
not to exceed 115cm

7 kg
7 kg
7 kg
7 kg
7 kg

Thomas Cook Economy
Thomas Cook Premium

1 carry-on baggage
1 carry-on baggage

55 x 40 x 20 cm
55 x 40 x 20 cm

6 kg
10 kg

Thomson Airlines

1 carry-on baggage

55 x 40 x 20 cm

5 kg

Turkish Airlines

1 carry-on baggage

55 x 40 x 23 cm

8 kg

United Airlines

1 carry-on baggage
1 personal item

22 x 35 x 56 cm
22 x 25 x 43 cm

N/A
N/A

Virgin Atlantic

1 carry-on baggage

23 x 36 x 56 cm

10 kg