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Carry-on baggage

You can transport a piece of carry-on baggage with a maximum weight of 10 kg (22 lbs.), the sum of exterior dimensions (height + length + width) may not exceed 115 centimeters (45 inches). You can check the size of your carry-on baggage at the airport modules.

Our LifeMiles Elite members (Gold and Diamond) and Star Alliance Gold status passengers traveling in Business Class are entitled to 2 pieces of carry-on baggage with a maximum weight of 10 kg (22 lbs.) each, the sum of the exterior dimensions (height + length + width ) must not exceed 115 centimeters (45 inches) *.

Regulations may vary by country and can be modified by the authorities of each nation at any time and without prior notice.

Please note carry-on baggage that is oversize or overweight, or due to its irregular shape does not fit in the overhead bin or under the front seat, will not be accepted and must be checked; the transportation of said baggage on the same flight is not guaranteed as it must be presented at the counter at check in.​

*Excludes flights to and from the United States.

Your hand baggage must not exceed
22 pounds (10 Kilos).

Confirm if ​you can t​ake
your baggage in the cabin
at the airports.

Are you traveling with any of our partner airlines? 

The baggage policy of the airline that made the first continental crossing (between America and Europe, and Africa, Asia and Oceania) will be respected. Check more information about baggage with our partner airlines​.

What else can you take as carry-on baggage?

You can transport some of the following items in the cabin under your sole care and at no additional cost, as long as their size, volume and weight do not inconvenience other people or obstruct emergency exits, aisles or doors. They must not affect flight safety.

Women's handbag Blanket Walking stick/Cane
Photographic camera or binoculars.  Photographic and video equipment, laptop computers.  Baby food for consumption onboard the aircraft.
Baby cot. (Only applies to A-330).
Foldable baby stroller
Read conditions and recommendations for transporting them
​Walking frames POC with properly packaged batteries. Wheelchairs, crutches and prostheses for use by the Passenger who depends on said items.

According to the regulations of the aviation authorities, carry-on baggage must fit into the overhead bin or under the front seat. If the carry-on baggage is too large or irregular in shape, which prohibits it from being stowed in the set locations, and it does not comply with the standard conditions, it will not be accepted and must be checked in and sent to the aircraft hold. You will be given a bag tag for the baggage check-in. These cabin baggage restrictions can be applied even after boarding has started.

On international flights, if baggage exceeds the standard baggage allowance policy it will be subject to a charge per additional piece according to the region of travel.


Can you take a pet as carry-on bag​gage?

This depends on the type of pet. Please see more information in our pet transportation section.

Do you need to take a musical instrument, b​aby stroller or a work of art with you?

Sometimes you can transport them as carry-on baggage. Please check our section on special baggage.


Restricted​ items

Items such as knives, box cutters, folding or retractable blades, ice picks, scissors, sharp-edged items and/or similar objects, are prohibited in your carry-on baggage, as they are considered dangerous goods​.

Liquids, gels and aerosols

Transporting liquids, gels and aerosols in carry-on baggage on international flights has restrictions.

As a checked piece these liquids must be transported in containers with a maximum individual capacity of 100 milliliters and packed in a transparent resealable plastic bag with a capacity of no more than one liter (a bag of approximately 20x20 centimeters).



It is restricted to carry liquids, gels and aerosols.

Liquids Restricted in the cabin

​​Waters, soups, syrups and other bev​erages​​

Waters, soups, syrups and other beverages. Lotions, perfumes and emulsified o​​ils. Including toothpaste.​​

Creams, gels, shampoo​​​


​Pressurized containers: shaving foam, other foams​


​Exceptions to the above restriction: 

  • Medicines, liquids (including juice) or gels for diabetics or other medical needs.
  • Feeding bottles, breast milk or juice in bottles, packaged food for infants or toddlers up to two years.
  • Passengers with special dietary needs.
  • Items that are purchased in Duty Free​ and packed in a sealed tamper-proof container. Applies to passengers departing from an airport and those in transit.