If there’s one thing that remains constant in air travel regulations, it’s change. From security guidelines to airline luggage restrictions, it’s an ever-evolving arena that’s sure to keep you on your toes long before you’re in the air.
In order to prevent avoidable delays at the airport, it’s critical to stay informed about and prepared for the latest rules and regulations. Today we’re talking carry-on bag rules, which – to make it even more frustrating – can vary widely between airlines. With this definitive guide on rules, size, and fees, Mori makes it easy for you to get the carry-on luggage information you need before you board your flight.
Below, we’ve broken down the 10 most popular major airline and low-cost carriers that fly within the United States and abroad. All of the airlines listed permit travel with a free personal item. Review the chart to find out which airlines charge fees for carry-on bags, their specific size requirements, and measurements for the ubiquitous “personal item.”