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Cabin Guide

Airline carrier guidelines usually state that cabin luggage should be no more than 56cm in length, 45cm wide and 25cm deep. These dimensions account for the entire case including wheels, top handles, pull handles and any other external features including side pockets.

Please note: Always check with your carrier ahead of flying to ensure that your cabin luggage meets the specific size/weight restrictions for your flight. The below advice is to be treated as a general guide only.

Airline Maximum Dimensions Maximum Weight
 Aegean Airlines  55 x 40 x 20 cm 8 kg
 Aer Lingus  55 x 40 x 24 cm 10 kg
 Aeroflot - Russian Airlines  55 x 40 x 20 cm 10 kg
 Aerolineas Argentinas  55 x 35 x 25 cm 10 kg
 Aeromexico  55 x 40 x 20 cm 10 kg
 Air Asia  56 x 36 x 23 cm 7kg
 Air Canada  55 x 40 x 23 cm 10kg
 Air Europa  35 x 55 x 25 cm 10 kg
 Air France  55 x 35 x 25 cm 12 kg
 Air India  55 x 40 x 20 cm 8 kg
 Air New Zealand  57 x 37 x 24 cm 7 kg
 Airberlin  55 x 40 x 20 cm 8kg (10kg with laptop)
 Alitalia  55 x 35 x 25 cm 8 kg
 All Nippon Airways  55 x 40 x 25 cm 10 kg
 American Airlines  56 x 36 x 23 cm 50 kg
 Asiana Airlines  55 x 40 x 20 cm 10 kg
 Austrian Airlines  55 x 40 x 23 cm 8 kg
 Blue1  55 x 40 x 23 cm 8 kg
 BMI (British Midland International)  55 x 40 x 23 cm 50 kg
 BMI Baby  55 x 40 x 20 cm (**)
 British Airways  56 x 45 x 25 cm 23 kg
 Brussels Airlines  55 x 40 x 23 cm 6 kg
 Cathay Pacific  56 x 36 x 23 cm 7 kg
 Cebu Pacific  56 x 35 x 20 cm 5 kg
 China Airlines  56 x 36 x 23 cm 7 kg
 Condor  55 x 40 x 20 cm 6kg Economy Class and 8kg Premium Economy Class
 Continental (United) Airlines (*)
 CSA (Czech Airlines)  55 x 45 x 25 cm 8 kg
 Delta Airlines  56 x 36 x 23 cm 50 kg
 Easy Jet  50 x 40 x 20 cm 50 kg
 Emirates  55 x 38 x 20 cm 7 kg
 Etihad Airways  50 x 40 x 21 cm 7 kg
 Finnair  56 x 45 x 25 cm 8 kg
 Flybe  55 x 40 x 23 cm 10kg
 Germanwings  55 x 40 x 20 cm 8kg
 HOPI  55 x 35 x 25 cm 12 kg
 Iberia Airlines  56 x 36 x 23 cm 50 kg
 Japan Airlines  56 x 36 x 23 cm 10 kg
 Jet Airways  55 x 35 x 25 cm 50 kg
 KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines)  55 x 35 x 25 cm 12 kg
 Korean Air  55 x 40 x 20 cm 12 kg
 LAN Airlines  55 x 35 x 25 cm 8 kg
 LOT Polish Airlines  55 x 40 x 23 cm 8 kg
 Lufthansa Airlines  55 x 40 x 23 cm 8 kg
 Malaysia Airlines  56 x 36 x 23 cm 7 kg
 Malev Airlines  55 x 40 x 20 cm 10kg
 Martinair  50 x 40 x 25 cm 10kg
 Mexicana Airlines  115 cm 10kg
 Niki  40 x 55 x 20 cm 8kg
 Norwegian  55 x 40 x 23 cm 10 kg
 Olympic Air  55 x 40 x 23 cm 8kg
 Philippine Airlines  56 x 36 x 23 cm 7 kg
 Qantas (***)
 Qatar Airways  50 x 37 x 25 cm 7 kg
 Ryanair  55 x 40 x 20 cm 10 kg
 Scandinavian Airlines  55 x 40 x 23 cm 8kg
 Singapoore Airlines  55 x 40 x 20 cm 7 kg
 South African Airlines  56 x 36 x 23 cm 8kg
 Swiss Airlines  55 x 40 x 23 cm 8kg
 TAM  55 x 40 x 20 cm &5 kg
 Tap Air Portugal  55 x 40 x 20 cm 8kg
 Thai Airways  56 x 45 x 25 cm 7 kg
 Transavia  55 x 35 x 25 cm 10 kg
 Tuifly  55 x 40 x 20 cm 6kg
 Turkish Airlines  55 x 40 x 23 cm 8kg
 United Airlines  56 x 35 x 23 cm 50 kg
 US Airways  56 x 36 x 23 cm 18 kg
 Virgin Atlantic  56 x 36 x 23 cm 6 kg
 Vietnam Airlines  56 x 36 x 23 cm 7kg
 Vueling  55 x 40 x 20 cm 10 kg

 

(*) Carry-on: 56 x 35 x 22 cm. The maximum dimensions for your personal item, such as a shoulder bag, backpack, laptop bag or other small item: 43 x 25 x 22 cm. Each traveller can bring on board one carry-on bag plus one personal item free of charge.

(**) Please check on airline's website as maximum weight allowance depends on what class of flight your on

(***) As this airline has various dimensions allowances please check out their website: http://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airlines/carry-on-baggage/global/en#carry-on-baggage-allowances. As this airline has various weight allowances please check out their website: http://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airlines/carry-on-baggage/global/en#carry-on-baggage-allowances