Airlines define the baggage they will depend on the fare paid, class of travel, route, aircraft type, government regulations and the airline policies. Airlines generally set a free baggage allowance, expressed by weight and by piece. They may also set charges for excess baggage Passengers are advised to check baggage allowances with their airline.
Please inform your airline or handling agent about any outsize or unusual items of baggage well in advance of your departure.
All loose straps are tied up or removed
All flaps are securely fastened
Extendable handles are retracted or secured
Old tags and barcodes are removed
Don’t wrap gifts as security staff may wish to view them
Carrying in your hand baggage can mean a little extra comfort at the end of a long-haul flight, or if hold baggage is delayed
Never carry anything on to an aircraft for anyone else