JetBlue Airways is an American low-cost airline. It flies out of the JFK airport in New York, mainly to domestic destinations within the US, as well as a few destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America.
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JetBlue customers can bring two items of carry-on baggage: one carry-on bag/suitcase, and one additional "personal item", such as a purse, briefcase or laptop.
Weight limits are not specified, but you must be able to place the item into the overhead bins or beneath the seat in front of you. The size limits are 18x15x8 inches for the personal item, and 24x16x10 inches for the normal carry-on bag.+ Show Full Policy
Each customer may bring onboard one personal item (purse, briefcase, laptop, etc.) plus one carry-on bag.
To fit under the seat in front of you, your item must not exceed:
For our Airbus A321: 17" (43.2 centimeters) length x 13" (33 centimeters) width x 11" (27.9 centimeters) height
For our Airbus A320 / EMBRAER 190: 18" (45.72 cm) length x 15" (38.1 cm) width x 8" (20.32 cm) height
In order to fit in the overhead bin, your carry-on bag must not exceed:
For all our aircraft types: 24" L (60.96 cm) x 16" W (40.64 cm) x 10" H (25.4 cm)
If the carry-on bag does not fit in the overhead bin or space is limited, the bag will be gate checked.
For TSA information on carry-ons, click here.
JetBue is one of the few airlines that allow a free checked bag, even for domestic flights. The limit for this bag is 23kg/50lbs, with maximum linear dimensions of 62" (158cm), the sum of length+width+height.
A 2nd bag will cost you $40, and $75 for a third bag.+ Show Full Policy
Your first checked bag is always free*.
All checked bags must not exceed 62" (157.48 cm) in overall dimensions (length + width + height) and cannot exceed 50 pounds (22.73 kg).
Please note: boxes will not be accepted as checked baggage on international flights.
If you'll be carrying additional bags, there is a $50 fee for checking a second bag and a $100 fee for a third bag.
A Value Added Tax (VAT) of up to 18% is also payable on baggage fees for certain international flights. Non-US VAT based on itinerary are as follows:
Baggage requirements for infants
A lap infant may bring one diaper bag, one stroller and one car seat. Infants that are traveling for free do not qualify for the checked baggage allowance.
If checking a child safety seat, it will not count as one of your checked bags and there is no fee assessed. However, playpens and other infant beds will count toward your checked baggage allowance and must meet size and weight requirements.
Bags weighing over 50lbs/23kg are considered Overweight. JetBlue charges the following fees for overweight baggage:
$50 if weighing between 51-70lbs
$100 if weighing between 71-100lbs
Bags weighing more than 100lbs cannot be checked.
There is also an oversized fee of $75 per bag if total linear dimensions are greater than 62". The largest bag that is accepted can measure up to maximum 80 inches (l+w+h)+ Show Full Policy
Overweight baggage fee
51-99 pounds (31.82 kilos): USD 100 per bag
Bags over 99 pounds will not be accepted
Oversize baggage fee
63-80 inches (203.2 centimeters): USD 100 per bag
Bags larger than 80 incheswill not be accepted.
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