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Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has been in operation for more than 85 years. Flights serve 115+ destinations in 4 countries, and Alaska Airlines carries more than 44 million passengers per year. Alaska Airlines operates a fleet of over 300 aircraft. The carry on baggage allowances for Alaska Airlines are straightforward, though you do need to know how your bag will be handled if you have a regional flight on Horizon and SkyWest. You’ll find more information about cabin baggage below.

Updated October 2019

Headquarters Country: USA


Carry on baggage size information for Alaska Airlines

Number of items allowed: 1 + personal item

Maximum allowed in imperial: (official)

  • H x W x D = 22 x 14 x 9 in
  • Weight = not indicated

Maximum allowed in metric: (official)

  • H x W x D = 56 x 36 x 23 cm
  • Weight = not indicated

Carry on luggage information for flights operated by Horizon and SkyWest

Alaska Airlines serves some locations with smaller aircraft that are operated by Horizon and SkyWest. These smaller aircraft don’t have as much space for cabin bags. You will still be allowed to bring carry on luggage that measures up to 22 x 14 x 9 in / 56 x 36 x 23 cm, however carry on items will be gate checked.

Since certain items are not permitted in checked luggage, and certain items are recommended to be kept in your carry on luggage, make sure your ID, cash and credit cards, valuables, fragile items, medications, laptops, cameras, batteries, other electronics, lighters and matches, electronic cigarettes, etc. are all in your personal item. Your personal item will remain with you in the cabin of the plane. Please see the Alaska Airlines website for more info about items that are prohibited in carry on and/or checked luggage.

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