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Copa Airlines Baggage Report Card

Carry-On Allowance8 / 10
Checked Bag Allowance8 / 10
Excess Baggage Fees7 / 10
Overall Grade7.7 / 10
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Copa Airlines Carry On 2023 - Cabin Bag Size & Weight Limit

COPA Airlines Carry On Baggage Policy
COPA Airlines allows all passengers to bring on board a carry-on bag with maximum size of 22’ x 14 x 10 inches (56 x 36 x 26 cm), with a maximum weight of 10 kg / 22 lbs. These dimensions include wheels and handles.

Additionally, you may bring a smaller personal item such as a handbag, backpack, portfolio, or laptop computer. COPA Airlines Personal Item maximum dimensions are 17 x 9 x 10 inches (58 x 35 x 22 cm) with a maximum weight of 10 kg / 22 lbs.

Items you bring to the boarding gate that are too big to carry on may be checked and charged as extra baggage, with the appropriate checked baggage fee being charged for your ticket.

This carry-on allowance applies for all passengers, including all ConnectMiles PreferMembers.

You may also bring a coat or jacket, a wedding dress, and assistive devices such as a walker, crane, crutches, or wheelchair.

If flying with an infant under 2 years old, you may bring a diaper bag, a compact folding stroller (larger strollers must be checked-in), and a child car seat (if you have a purchased a separate seat for your baby).


Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and TSA 3-1-1 Carry-On Liquids Rules

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

E-Cigarettes / Vape: TSA Rules for Flying with Electronic Cigarettes and Vape Pens 2024

Guns / Firearms: How to Fly with a Gun - TSA Rules 2024

Bluetooth Headphones: Using Bluetooth Headphones on an Airplane

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Copa Airlines Checked Baggage Fees 2023 - Checked Bag Weight & Size Limits




COPA Airlines has updated it's baggage fees in 2023. The baggage fees depend on the fare type you are flying, and whether flying domestically or internationally. Baggage allowances and fees vary by fare type within Economy (Economy Basic, Economy Classic, Economy Full) and Business (Business Promo, Business Full).

The main change for 2023 is a slight increase in prices for baggage fees, and the introduction of different baggage fees for flights to/from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. As such, the baggage fees for Copa Airlines International flights are listed in 2 sections: International to/from the countries listed, and International to/from North America, Central America, Caribbean, Rest of South America.

COPA Airlines Checked Baggage Size and Weight 2023
Checked Bags on COPA Airlines are limited in size to 62 linear inches (158 cm) in Length + Width + Height. The maximum weight of a checked bag is limited to 23 kg / 50 lbs for Economy Passengers (Basic, Classic, and Full), and 32 kg / 70 lbs for Business Class passengers (Promo and Full).

COPA Airlines Baggage Allowance and Fees 2023 - To/From Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay
1st Checked Bag (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Economy Basic: $50 (Free on flights to/from Venezuela)
Economy Classic: FREE
Economy Full: FREE
Business Promo: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)
Business Full: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)

2nd Checked Bag (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Economy Basic: $70
Economy Classic: $70
Economy Full: FREE
Business Promo: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)
Business Full: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)

Extra Bags (23 kg / 50 lbs)
1st Checked Bag (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Economy Basic: $180
Economy Classic: $180
Economy Full: $180
Business Promo: $180 (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Business Full: $180 (23 kg / 50 lbs)

COPA Airlines International Baggage Allowance and Fees 2023 - to/from North America, Central America, Caribbean, Rest of South America
1st Checked Bag (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Economy Basic: $40 (Free on flights to/from Venezuela)
Economy Classic: FREE
Economy Full: FREE
Business Promo: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)
Business Full: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)

2nd Checked Bag (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Economy Basic: $55
Economy Classic: $55
Economy Full: FREE
Business Promo: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)
Business Full: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)

Extra Bags (23 kg / 50 lbs)
1st Checked Bag (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Economy Basic: $180
Economy Classic: $180
Economy Full: $180
Business Promo: $180 (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Business Full: $180 (23 kg / 50 lbs)

COPA Airlines Domestic Baggage Allowance and Fees 2023
1st Checked Bag (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Economy Basic: $30
Economy Classic: FREE
Economy Full: FREE
Business Promo: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)
Business Full: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)

2nd Checked Bag (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Economy Basic: $50
Economy Classic: $50
Economy Full: FREE
Business Promo: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)
Business Full: FREE (32 kg / 70 lbs)

Extra Bags (23 kg / 50 lbs)
1st Checked Bag (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Economy Basic: $50
Economy Classic: $50
Economy Full: $50
Business Promo: $50 (23 kg / 50 lbs)
Business Full: $50 (23 kg / 50 lbs)


COPA Airlines "ConnectMiles PreferMembers" Extra Baggage Allowance
COPA Airlines ConnectMiles PreferMembers (Silver, Gold, Platinum, Presidential) and Star Alliance Gold members receive additional free baggage allowance on their flights.

ConnectMiles Silver Members in flying Economy Basic get 1 free checked bag, and 2 free checked bags in all other fare classes.

ConnectMiles Gold, Platinum, Presidential, and Star Alliance Gold members are allowed 2 free bags in Economy Basic, and 3 free bags in Economy Classic, Economy Full, Business Promo (3 x 32 kg), and Business Full (3 x 32 kg).

It is possible to view exact allowance for your flight by origin and destination by visiting the COPA airlines page :
https://www.copaair.com/en/web/ca/baggage-policy


Useful Links

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Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist

Marijuana / Cannabis: Rules for Flying with Marijuana / Cannabis in 2024

Musical Instruments: Flying with Musical Instruments on Copa Airlines

Delayed/Cancelled Flights: How to Claim Compensation for Flight Delays

Guns / Firearms: How to Fly with a Gun - TSA Rules 2024


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Copa Airlines Overweight Baggage Fee 2023 - Extra Bag Fee - Oversize Baggage

COPA Airlines has increased excess baggage fees in 2023 for additional bags, as well as for overweight luggage.

Extra Bag Fees on COPA Airlines 2023
Additional Bags (3rd, 4th, 5th bag) are charged a fee of $180 on COPA Airlines International Flights, and $50 on Domestic routes. This fee applies for all fare classes, and the extra bag is limited to 23 kg / 50 lbs (including for Business Class passengers).

A maximum of checked bags total are permitted per passenger.

Overweight Bag Fees on COPA Airlines 2023
An overweight bag fee applies to all bags weighing more than 23 kg / 50 lbs (more than 32 kg / 70 lbs for Business Class passengers). No bag may weigh more than 45 kg / 100 lbs.

Overweight Bag Fee (23 - 32 kg / 50 - 70 lbs): $100
Overweight Bag Fee (32 - 45 kg / 70 - 100 lbs): $200

Exception: No bag weighing more than 32 kg / 70 lbs is allowed to/from Cuba and the Bahamas

Oversize Bag Fees on COPA Airlines 2023
COPA Airlines charges an Oversize Bag Fee of $150 USD will be charged for all bags larger than 62 Inches (158 cm) in linear dimensions (Length + Width + Height). No bag may be larger than a total of 115 inches (294 cm) in L + W + H.

Excess Bag Fees are Cumulative on COPA Airlines
All excess baggage fees on COPA Airlines are cumulative, meaning that all applicable fees will be charged. For example, if you are bringing a 3rd bag that is overweight and oversize, all 3 fees will be charged. Taxes may be applied to these costs based on the country in which you are paying the fees.

Baggage Embargoes
Some extra restrictions on excess baggage apply during peak travel periods, which limit the amount of extra baggage allowed on certain routes. These peak periods are July 24 2023 - August 15 2023. A luggage embargo on flights to/from Cuba is in place until Dec 31 2023. During these times, you may be additional limitations on how much luggage you may bring, even when willing to pay the excess luggage fees. The exact routes to on which these baggage embargoes apply may be found here: https://www.copaair.com/en/web/gs/checked-baggage



Last Updated: 05 Aug 2023
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