Air Canada 2024 Baggage Allowance

Flying with Air Canada on an upcoming flight? Discover everything you need to know about Air Canada baggage allowance, restrictions, fees and charges.

Air Canada 2024 Baggage Allowance

If you’re travelling with Air Canada on an upcoming flight, here’s everything you need to know about your baggage allowance and fees. Your baggage allowance may differ depending on the fare type.

Air Canada Carry-On Baggage

Regardless of your destination, you are permitted to carry onboard one standard article which must not exceed the maximum dimensions of 55cm x 23cm x 40cm, as well as one personal article (such as a backpack, a briefcase, a laptop), which must not exceed the maximum dimensions of 33cm x 16cm x 43cm. Your carry-on baggage must be light enough to store in the overhead bin. If you are travelling with an infant, you are permitted to bring one additional standard article for your child’s belongings. All of these carry-on baggage rules are strictly enforced by Air Canada. Baggage that does not respect the maximum sizes will need to be checked, and additional checked baggage fees may apply.

Air Canada Baggage Allowance

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Baggage TypeSize Restrictions
Standard Article55cm x 23cm x 40cm
Personal Article33cm x 16cm x 43cm

Air Canada Checked Baggage

Air Canada checked baggage allowance depends on the route you are flying, as well as the class of service. Please refer to Air Canada’s checked baggage calculator to determine your free checked baggage allowance, as well as any additional fees.

Air Canada Extra Bags and Overweight/Oversized Items

As above, if your checked baggage exceeds the allowance allowed by your specific booking, additional checked baggage fees will apply. Again, please refer to Air Canada’s checked baggage calculator to determine your additional fees.

You will need to contact Air Canada Cargo if you’re travelling with bags that exceed:

  • 32 kg (70 lb) in weight,
  • 292 cm (115 in) in linear dimensions, and/or
  • 203 cm (80 in) in length.

Air Canada Special Items

Air Canada accommodates a wide range of sporting equipment and musical instruments, which are considered special items, on flights. However, it is important to note that some restrictions apply to such items. Please visit the Air Canada website for more detailed information on carrying special items on your flight, including details on additional fees.

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