Restrictions for Checked Luggage?

Answer Passengers have encountered more restrictions on what they can bring on airplanes since September 11, 2001. While most of the restrictions focus on what passengers can put in their carry-ons, ther... Read More »

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Size Restrictions for Checked Luggage?

It is well known that there are size restrictions on carry-on luggage during airplane travel, since it has to fit under the seat in front of a passenger or in the overhead compartment. Less well k... Read More »

How big can my checked luggage be?

The normal size limit for airlines is 62 inches linear: height plus width plus depth. An average sized suitcase is 28 inches high by 21 inches wide and has a depth of 12 inches, which adds up to 61... Read More »

Is luggage checked all the way?

There are different factors that determine whether or not your luggage will be checked all the way to your final destination. These include airline changes; some layovers; and, for those traveling ... Read More »

Do they X-ray checked luggage?

Every piece of luggage, both carry-on and checked baggage, passes through X-ray machines before being placed onto an airplane. Checked baggage passes through a machine called an Explosive Detection... Read More »