Hand Luggage

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Hand Luggage 

Adults and Children      

Hand baggage suitable for placing in the closed overhead rack or under the passenger seat which maximum dimensions cannot exceed 115cm - 55x40x20cm.

  • Economy Class: 1 piece up to 8 Kg
  • Executive Class: 2 pieces with a combined total weight of 16 Kg


  • Infant’s food for consumption on flight
  • 1 infant carrying basket - in cabin or in cargo compartment.                                                               

Passengers with reduced mobility (PRM)

Who depend on wheelchairs, crutches, braces, prosthetic devices:   

In addition to medical equipment, transport of up to two pieces of mobility equipment per disabled person or person with reduced mobility, including electric wheelchairs (subject to advance warning of 48 hours and to possible limitations of space on board the aircraft, and subject to the application of relevant legislation concerning dangerous goods (According Regulation (EC) No 1107/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006).

Passengers own wheelchairs may be carried as checked bag only. 

Hand Luggage restrictions

For safety reasons, there are items that:

  • can only be carried in the aircraft hold;
  • cannot be carried as hand luggage or in the hold. 

Please see the forbidden luggage page for further details.

Selfie sticks and electronic cigarettes can be carried as hand luggage, but it is strictly forbidden to use them on board the aircraft.

When checking in, ensure that it falls within the recommended limits and hand it over for labelling.

There may be some restrictions regarding transport of carry-on baggage and/or some types of sporting equipment on some PGA aircraft. For further information, contact a TAP office near you.