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Everything you need to know before flying with American Airlines

American Airlines baggage

Krystof Hajek updated 3. 9. 2023

Carry-on, or hand luggage, can be taken on board in one piece measuring 56 x 36 x 23 cm plus one personal item measuring 45 x 35 x 20 cm.

Checked baggage weighing up to 23 kg is free on selected long-haul flights from South America, Asia or Australia, including the connecting domestic flight if on the same ticket. All depends on the fare purchased.

Otherwise, you will have to pay for checked baggage on the "Basic" fare. For flights from Europe to North America and back , the price for a 23kg suitcase is set at 60 USD one way, and for domestic connections and flights from the US to Mexico and the Caribbean you will pay 25 USD.

On the "Main Cabin" fare, checked baggage is automatically included.

Skis, golf bags, fishing tackle and other similar sporting equipment are free on long-haul flights, for 25 USD on domestic flights.

Pets are only carried on North American flights for a fee 200 USD. Assistance dogs travel free on all services.

Krystof Hajek

Krystof is the editor-in-chief of Cestee. He is also an avid traveller with 574 flights and 73 countries visited.

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