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Carry on baggage

Carry on baggage, allowance, restricted, wight, size
Last update: 06 Mar 2019
Carry on baggage

Baggage type: Carry on

Max allowed size (Height x Length x Width):
56 x 36 x 23cm / 22 x 14 x 9in

Height: 56cm / 22in

Length: 36cm / 14in

Width: 23cm / 9in

Number of baggages: 1


In the rare case that your carry-on bag is misplaced, this free downloadable tag will expedite the identification and return process. Simply complete the form and place inside your bag.

For additional carry-on items beyond the one-bag limit, each piece will incur a $25 fee. We'll take care of tagging these items and ensuring they're delivered to the baggage claim at your final destination.

Some items allowed in carry-on baggage cannot travel in the checked baggage compartment. Those items MUST remain with you in the cabin and must be removed from any luggage that is checked at the gate. Refer to the Prohibited items page for more information.


Passengers can't carry on board those items:

  • Alcohol (More than 3.4 oz.)
  • Battery-operated self balancing devices - two-wheel electric boards (hoverboards), gliders, electric unicycles, or intelligent scooters
  • Camping/outdoor equipment: containing camp stoves with the residue of flammable liquid, camp fuel cylinders, strike-anywhere matches, insect sprays, propane heaters, etc.
  • Explosives
  • Flammable liquids or solids
  • Household items: drain cleaners, solvents, other caustic or corrosive solids or liquids
  • Internal combustion engines Outboard motors, chainsaws, generators, gas powered weed eaters
  • Liquids, gels, or aerosols More than 3.4 oz. (100ml) and/or notpacked per TSA regulations
  • etc.

All prohibited items list on Official Alaska airlines site »

Full baggage policy on the official Alaska Airlines site »

Checked baggage

Checked baggage
Last update: 06 Mar 2019

Baggage type: Checked Baggage

Max total allowed size (Height + Length + Width):
not exceed total 157cm / 62in with handles & wheels

Max allowed weight: 50lbs / 23kg

Number of baggages: 3 (with fee)


You are allowed to carry in checked baggage those items: breast milk, Liquids, gels, or aerosols 3.4 oz. (100ml) or less packed per TSA regulations), liquids, gels, or aerosols More than 3.4 oz. (100ml) and/or not packed per TSA regulations, liquids, gels, or aerosols Purchased Beyond the Security Checkpoints, personal air purifiers, pottery, glass, or wood, sharp objects: knives, cutting instruments - including carpet knives, box cutters, folding or retractable blades, ice picks, straight razors, metal scissors with a cutting edge of more than four inches, pliers larger than seven inches.

Prohibited items list You can find here »

Detailed baggage fees on the official Alaska Airlines site »
Full baggage policy on the official Alaska Airlines site »


Last update: 24 Oct 2016

Screening and Identification

Checked baggage will be screened and is liable to physical inspection as ordered by the TSA. Clients might be required to present identification. Controls require name identification all things considered. We prescribe placing identification on the inside of the baggage, as well. Name marks are accessible at Alaska Airlines ticket counters. Once you've checked your gear, ensure you get a different claim check for every bit of baggage you've checked. Check to ensure that the city appeared on the claim check(s) matches your final destination.

Alaska Airlines at present forbids self-protection showers on any flight in any case if it is checked or continued.

It will be ideal if you see the TSA's site for a rundown of denied things.

Baggage Allowance

Alaska permits two (2) checked bits of baggage per ticketed Customer. Size and weight constraints apply.

Overabundance Baggage

Every bit of baggage in an overabundance of the free baggage allowance specified over that is not in abundance of 62 inches (L+W+H) and 50 lbs. On the other hand, less will be acknowledged for a charge of $75.00 per thing one-way. Abundance baggage which is additionally overweight or larger than usual will be charged overabundance baggage in addition to the relevant curiously large Or overweight charge.

Weight and Size Allowance

Alaska will acknowledge the initial two checked bags for nothing gave that the bags don't surpass 50 lbs and 62 inches (L+W+H). Overweight things from 51 to 100 pounds and larger than usual things in the abundance of 62 inches however not more than 80 inches will be acknowledged for a charge of $75.00 per thing one-way. Stand out $75.00 charge applies if the piece is both larger than usual and overweight, paying little mind to the weight the length of it doesn't surpass 100 lbs. Overabundance baggage which is additionally overweight or larger than average will be charged abundance baggage in addition to the material curiously large or overweight charge.

Any thing weighing more than 100 pounds must be transported as Air Cargo. Be that as it may, Customers can't utilize SWA Cargo unless classified as a Known Shipper as defined by the TSA or TSA affirmed Indirect Air Carriers (IAC). For full insights about shipping load.

Exception: Military Passengers traveling on dynamic obligation or lasting change of station requests will be absolved from the two-piece Baggage confine and won't be liable to overabundance, oversize, or overweight Baggage charges, gave that none of the bits of Baggage surpasses 100 pounds in weight and 80 inches in size (L+W+H).


Alaska Airlines' liability for lost, harmed, or delayed baggage is limited to $3,500.00 per admission paying Customer.


Harmed or lost baggage must be accounted for, face to face, within four hours of Customer's landing in a destination.

Limited Release

Disgracefully pressed as well as delicate things will be acknowledged subject to limited release and Alaska won't be in charge of any harm to things that are acknowledged with Limited Release.

If it's not too much trouble, see essential information regarding checking assistive gadgets.

Late Check-In

While checking baggage, permit adequate time for it to be put on your flight. Baggage checked at curbside or at the ticket counter under 45 minutes before booked takeoff will be labeled with a Late Check-In Tag.

Albeit each exertion will be made to get late checked baggage on your flight, in the occasion your baggage does not touch base with you at your destination, Alaska won't accept conveyance charges to get your baggage to you.

International Travel

If any part of your itinerary contains an international flight and you plan to check gear, you will be required to do as such at the Alaska Airlines Ticket Counter upon landing in the airplane terminal. You can't check in or check gear at the curbside if traveling on an international itinerary. For flights departing Aruba, the minimum check-in time for Passengers (with or without checked baggage) is no less than 75 minutes before planned takeoff. For all other international flights, travelers and their baggage must be checked in an hour preceding the planned takeoff. Travelers who don't meet this check -in time won't be allowed to check in or load onto the flight. Connecting travelers must claim all baggage, paying little mind to final destination, upon entry in the U.S. In the wake of clearing Customs, connecting travelers will then be required to re-check all checked gear with a Alaska Airlines Customer Service Agent before proceeding to connect flight(s).

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