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US Airways Baggage Report Card

Carry-on Allowance9/10
Checked Baggage Allowance6/10
Excess Baggage Fees6/10
Overall Grade7.0/10

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US Airways Carry-On Allowance 2017 ↑ Back to Top

Carry-On Summary

One carry-on bag is allowed, weighing a maximum of 40lbs/18kg, and is free of charge.

In addition, a personal item such as laptop or purse is allowed, and must fit below the seat in front of you.

Maximum dimensions are 14x9x22 inches (36x23x56) for any piece of carry-on.

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Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and Carry-On Liquid Restrictions

CATSA - (Canada): CATSA Carry-On Prohibited Items and CATSA Carry-On Liquids and Gel Restrictions

US Airways Checked Baggage Allowance 2017 ↑ Back to Top




Checked Baggage Summary

A $25 fee will be charged for your first bag, and $35 for a second bag, if flying within North or South America (except Brazil).

On Transatlantic flights, you first bag will be checked for free, with a $70 fee for a second bag.

Flights to/from Brazil, as well as transpacific flights, allow for 2 free checked bags.

Bags are limited in weight to maximum 50lbs/23kg, otherwise an overweight fee will be applied.

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Useful Links

Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?

Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist


US Airways Oversize/Overweight Baggage Fees 2017 ↑ Back to Top

When you're trying to figure out if your bag is oversize, add the measurements for length, height and width together. The dimensions we list are length +height +width.

U.S., CANADA, LATIN AMERICA, CARIBBEAN, BERMUDA, SOUTH AMERICA (EXCEPT BRAZIL)

Overweight Checked Bags
+USD90 each
For bags that weigh 51 - 70 lbs/23 - 32 kg in Coach
(No overweight charge if you're booked in First Class for first 2 bags)

+USD175 each
For bags that weigh 71 - 100 lbs/33 - 45 kg
Oversize checked bags

+USD175 each
Dimensions between 62 - 80 in/157 - 203 cm

TRANSATLANTIC AND TRANSPACIFIC

Overweight Checked Bags
+USD150 each
For bags that weigh 51 - 70 lbs/23 - 32 kg in Economy
(no overweight charge if you're booked in Envoy for first 2 bags)

+USD175 each
For bags that weigh 71 - 100 lbs/33 - 45 kg

Oversize Checked Bags
+USD175 each
Dimensions between 62 and 80 in/157 and 203 cm

Baggage over 70 pounds is not accepted for travel to/from/through Europe.

BRAZIL

Overweight Checked Bags
+USD85 each
For bags that weigh 71 - 100 lbs/33 - 45 kg

Oversize Bags
+USD85 each
Dimensions between 62 and 80 in/157 and 203 cm

SERVICE ANIMALS
Service animals are welcome on all our flights. There is no charge for trained service animals.

There is no limit to the number and type of service animals as long as they fit on your lap or in front of your seat. Aisles may not be obstructed.
An animal sitting on your lap must be no larger than an infant.
Additional restrictions apply on flights outside the continental United States.
If you'd like special seating, such as a bulkhead seat, call 800-428-4322 (TTY 800-245-2966) at least 24 hours before your flight. Because of safety regulations, if you're traveling with a service animal, you may not sit in an exit row.

To show that an animal is a service animal, you must provide one of the following:
Animal ID card
Harness or tags
Other written documentation
Credible verbal assurance

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT OR PSYCHIATRIC SERVICE ANIMALS
To travel with an emotional support or psychiatric service animal in the cabin, you must provide documentation on letterhead dated within 1 year of the scheduled initial flight date from a licensed mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist or licensed clinical social worker) or a medical doctor specifically treating your mental or emotional disability.

Documentation must state:
That you have a mental or emotional disability recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders -Fourth Edition (DSM IV)
That you need the emotional support or psychiatric service animal as an accommodation for air travel and/or for activity at your destination
That the individual providing the assessment is a licensed mental health professional or medical doctor, and you are under his or her professional care
The date and type of the mental health professional or medical doctor's license and the state or other jurisdiction where it was issued





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