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Cabin luggage: Guide to hand baggage sizes and weight restrictions

We know that travel is especially difficult right now. But alongside the latest COVID-19 travel advice and updates, we want to continue to inspire you with new travel content so that when the world opens its doors again, you'll be ready.

No traveller wants to get caught out with the wrong size carry-on luggage. We’ve pulled together Europe’s major airlines cabin allowances into one easy-to-read guide below. Fed up with waiting for your luggage at the carousel? Check out these great top tips for travelling light with your hand luggage, too.

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Airline Allowance Max. Dimensions Max. Weight
Aer Lingus 1 cabin bag + 1 personal item 55x40x24cm 10kg
Aeroflot 1 cabin bag 55x40x25cm 10kg (15kg for business class travellers)
Air Asia 1 cabin bag +
1 small bag
56x36x23cm 
40x30x10cm
7kg combined weight
Air France 1 cabin bag +
1 personal item
55x35x25cm
40x30x15cm
12-18kg combined weight depending on ticket type
British Airways 1 cabin bag +
1 laptop/handbag
56x45x25cm
40x30x15cm
23kg combined weight
Delta 1 cabin bag +
1 personal item
56x35x23cm
No weight restrictions*
easyJet 1 cabin bag  56x45x25cm No weight restrictions
Emirates 1 cabin bag 55x38x20cm 7kg
Etihad Airways 1 cabin bag +
1 personal item
50x40x21cm, 40x30x15 for personal item
7kg for cabin bag + 5kg for personal item
Jet2 1 cabin bag +
1 laptop/handbag
56x45x25cm 10kg combined weight
KLM 1 cabin bag + 
1 small bag
55x35x25cm
40x30x15cm
12kg combined weight
Lufthansa 1 cabin bag + 1 foldable garment bag 55x40x23cm, 57x54x15cm for garment bag
8kg
Norwegian 1 cabin bag + 
1 underseat bag
55x40x23cm
30x25x38cm
10kg combined weight
Qatar Airways 1 cabin bag +
1 personal item
50x37x25cm 7kg combined weight
Ryanair 1 small bag 40x20x25cm No weight restriction
Thomas Cook Airlines 1 cabin bag +
1 personal item
55x40x20cm 6kg
TUI Airways 1 cabin bag 55x40x20cm 10kg
Turkish Airlines 1 cabin bag 55x40x23cm 8kg
Virgin Atlantic 1 cabin bag +
1 personal item
23x36x56cm 10kg
Vueling Airlines 1 cabin bag +
1 small bag
55x40x20cm
35x20x20cm
10kg combined weight
Wizz Air 1 cabin bag 40x30x20cm 10kg

*No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage except in the following: Changi International Airport, Beijing Capital International Airport and Pudong International Airport

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Information correct as of 24 August 2020. Please always check the latest guidance before booking a trip.

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