American Airlines

Important Information

Online check-in & baggage payment

Within 24 hrs of scheduled departure flight; then simply drop off bags at “Baggage Drop” or curbside check-in station within 6 hrs of departure. Higher fees apply for Airport check-in.

Carry-on Baggage Rules & Fees

Your carry-on bag must fit easily in the Carry-on Baggage Check near check-in counters & at the gate. Approximate dimensions: 22x14x9 in. or 56x36x23 cm or a linear dimension of 114cm/45in. Oversized bags which do not fit into the overhead bins of the airplane will incur a fee. You can also carry on board one of these items: (a) a purse, briefcase, camera bag or diaper bag; OR (b) one laptop computer (must be carried on); OR (c) one item of similar or smaller size of (a) or (b). You are also allowed to bring onboard: a jacket (or an umbrella - check first); food & drink purchased past security checkpoint; duty-free items; strollers, child restraint seats, or assistive devices (wheelchairs or crutches). All carry-on items must fit into the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you.

Checked Baggage Rules & Fees

All overweight/oversized charges are per piece.

BAGGAGE RULES & FEES BY DESTINATION

  • Destination Mexico, the Caribbean, Bermuda, Bahamas, Central & S America
  • Linear dimensions/weight 62in/157cm; 50lb/23kg
  • Regular size & weight fees 1 bag free to Mexico; 2 bags free to the other destinations.
  • Overweight fees $60 for 51 lb/23kg to 70lb/32kg
  • Oversized fees $150 for 63in/158cm to 126in/320cm. Over 126in not accepted.
  • First and Business class First and Business class
  • Destination To/from Brazil
  • Linear dimensions/weight 62in/157cm; 70lbs/32kg
  • Regular size & weight fees First 2 bags fee
  • Overweight fees
  • Oversized fees $150 for 63in/157cm to 126in/320cm. Over 126in not accepted.
  • Destination To/through/from Asia
  • Linear dimensions/weight 62in/157cm/ 50lb/23kg
  • Regular size & weight fees First two bags free; no fees for add’l bags availale. Max. bags: 10
  • Overweight fees $60 for 51 lb/24kg to 70lb/32kg. Over 70 lb not accepted.
  • Oversized fees $150 for 63in/158cm to 126in/320cm. Over 12in not accepted.
  • First and Business class First and Business class
  • Destination To/through/from Europe
  • Linear dimensions/weight 62in/157cm; 50lb/23kg
  • Regular size & weight fees First bag free; charges for additional bags not available
  • Overweight fees $60 for 51 lb/24kg to 70lb/32kg. Over 70 lb/32 kg not accepted
  • Oversized fees $ 150 for 62in/157cm to 126in/320cm (over 126in not accepted). UK Exception: over 80in/204cm not accepted.
  • First and Business class First and Business class
  • Destination To/through/from India
  • Linear dimensions/weight 62in/157cm/ 50lb/23kg
  • Regular size & weight fees First bag free; 2d bag $50;charges for additional bags not available.
  • Overweight fees $60 for 51 lb/24kg to 70lb/32kg. Over 70 lb/32 kg not accepted.
  • Oversized fees $150 for 63in/158cm to 126in/320cm. Over 12inches not accepted.
  • First and Business class First and Business class
  • Destination United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico & Canada
  • Linear dimensions/weight 62in/157cm; 50lb/23kg
  • Regular size & weight fees $25 bag 1; $35 bag 2; $100 each for bags 3-5. $150 each for bags 6+
  • Overweight fees $60 for 50-70lbs/23-32kg; $100 for 7-100lb /45k
  • Oversized fees $150 for 63-126in/158cm-320cm. Size/weight above not accepted.
  • First and Business class First and Business class

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