American Airlines Baggage Policy varies according to destinations and type of class. Here we will provide details about American Airlines checked baggage, carry-on / hand baggage, baggage limitations, extra baggage fees and other related policies.

American Airlines Baggage Rules

The regular basic fares baggage policy of American Airlines is consists of carry-on baggage, checked baggage and sporting equipment. These are given below:

Carry-on baggage:

  • 1 personal item – Fee free
  • 1 carry-on item – Fee free

Checked baggage:

  • Applicable Fees per bag changes according to number of checked bags
  • Overweight and Oversize bags: Fees per bag applies according to weight and size.

Sports equipment:

  • There is applicable fees for different sporting equipment.

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American Airlines Carry-on Baggage Policy:

The American Airlines Carry on Baggage Policy is given below:

No. of BagsSizeFee
1 carry-on bag45 linear inches (22 x 14 x 9 in) or 115 centimeters (56 x 36 x 23 cm).Free
1 personal item (purse, briefcase, laptop bag)Personal item should be of proper size to fit under the seat in front of youFree

American Airlines Checked Baggage Policy:

American Airlines checked baggage policy is  different for people traveling to/ from different locations. The policy is given below:

RegionNumber of BagsDimensionsWeight
US domestic, Transatlantic, and Transpacific2 bags standard, up to 10 bags maximum62 inches or 157 centimeters (length + width + height)50 pounds or 23 kilograms (for Brazil: 70 pounds or 32 kilograms)
Brazil, the Caribbean Central America, Mexico, and South America2 bags standard, up to 5 bags maximum

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