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Travel advice for those who like the freedom of travelling with hand luggage only.

Cabin Size and Weight guidelines

Cabin Baggage Allowance Guide.

We have compiled a list of cabin bag weight and size restrictions for most of the airlines that fly from UK airports.  You can use this guide along with our airline search on CabinMax.com to help you choose the perfect bag for your chosen Airline.

Please note we aim to keep this Baggage Allowance guide updated as frequently as possible, to avoid any confusion please check with your airline before you fly

Information correct 12/03/2013

Airline

Height/cm

Width/cm

Depth/cm

Weight Limit/Kg

Adria Airways 55 40 23 8
Aer Lingus International 55 40 24 10
Aer Lingus Regional (Domestic) 48 33 20 7
Aeroflot 55 40 20 10 to 15 *
Aerosvit Airlines 55 40 20 6 to 16 *
Agean Airlines 55 40 20 8
Air Asia 56 36 23 7
Air Astana 55 40 20 8
Air Baltic 55 40 20 8
Air Berlin 55 40 20 6
Air Canada 55 40 23 10
Air China 55 40 20 5 to 8 *
Air Europa 55 35 25 10 to 14 *
Air France 55 35 25 12
Air India 55 40 20 8
Air Malta 55 40 20 10 to 15 *
Air Mauritius max 115 cm (H + W + D) 7
Air Moldova 50 40 25 8
Air New Zealand International 51 37 24 7
Air New Zealand Jet 51 37 24 7
Air New Zealand Link 48 34 23 7
Air Transat 51 40 23 10 to 15 *
Alitalia 55 35 25 8
American Airlines 56 36 23 -
Aurigny 48 36 20 6 – 10 **
Austrian Airlines 55 40 23 8
Blue Islands 40 30 20 6
BMI 55 40 23 -
British Airways 56 45 25 23
Brussels Airlines 55 40 23 6 to 16 *
Bulgaria Air 55 40 23 10
Carribean Airlines max 114 cm (H + W + D) 8
Cathay Pacific 56 36 23 7 to 15 *
Croatia Airlines 55 40 20 8
Cyprus Airways 55 40 23 8
Delta 56 36 23 -
Eastern 56 45 25 10
Easyjet 56 45 25 -
Egypt Air 55 40 23 8
El Al 56 45 25 8 to 24 *
Emirates 55 38 20 7
Estonian Air 56 45 25 8
Finnair 56 45 25 8
Flybe 55 35 20 10
Germanwings 55 40 20 8
Gulf Air 55 40 30 9
Gulf Air Economy 45 40 30 6
Helvetic 55 40 20 5
Hong Kong Airlines 56 36 23 7
Iberia 55 40 20 10 to 18 *
IcelandAir max 115 cm (H + W + D) 10
Japan Airlines 55 40 25 10
Jat Airways max 115 cm (H + W + D) 8
Jet2 56 45 25 10
KLM 55 35 25 12 to 18 *
Kuwait Airways 56 36 23 7
Lot Polish Airlines 55 40 23 8
Lufthansa 55 40 23 8
Luxair 55 35 16 7
Malaysia Airlines 56 36 23 7
Manx2 50 35 22 10
Meridiana 55 40 20 8
Montenegro Airlines 55 40 20 10
Norwegian 55 40 23 10
Pegasus 55 40 20 8
Quantas max 105 – 115 cm (H + W + D) * 4 to 7 *
Rossiya 55 40 20 8 to 10 *
Ryanair 55 40 20 10
SAS Scandinavian 55 40 23 8
Sata Azores 55 40 20 6
Skywork Airlines 55 40 20 8
South African Airways 56 36 23 8
Srilankan Airlines 46 36 20 7
Sunwing Airlines 51 40 23 5
Swiss 55 40 23 8
Tap 55 40 20 8
Tarom 55 40 20 10
Thomas Cook Airlines 55 40 20 5
Thomson Airways 55 40 20 5
Transaero Airlines max 115 cm (H + W + D) 10
Tunisair 55 40 25 8 to 10 *
Turkish Airlines 55 40 23 8
Ukraine International Airlines 55 40 20 7 to 12 *
United Airlines 56 35 23
US Airways 56 36 23 18
Vietnam Airlines 56 36 23 7
Virgin Atlantic 56 36 23 6
Vueling 55 40 20 10
Wideroe 55 40 20 8
Wizz Air – Small Cabin Bag 42 32 25 10
Wizz Air – Large Cabin Bag (€10) 56 45 25 10
* dependant on class booked
** dependant on destination