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Emirates is based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. It’s a very popular airline for long haul flights, connecting you from one end of the globe to the other. They allow more carry-on items for first/business class than for economy, so be sure you understand their cabin luggage allowances before you leave for the airport.

Updated October 2019

Headquarters Country: United Arab Emirates


Cabin luggage size for Emirates

Number of carry on items allowed:

  • Economy: 1 item
  • First/business class: 2 items

Maximum allowed in imperial: (official)

  • H x W x D = 22 x 15 x 8 in
  • H x W x D for 2nd item (first/business class) = 18 x 14 x 8 in
  • Weight = 15 lbs (this is per item for first/business class)

Maximum allowed in metric: (official)

  • H x W x D = 55 x 38 x 20 cm
  • H x W x D for 2nd item (first/business class) = 45 x 35 x 20 cm
  • Weight = 7 kg (this is per item for first/business class)

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