Air Jamaica is the national airline of Jamaica. It now flies as Caribbean Airlines throughout the Caribbean, as well as to Canada and the US. View the Caribbean Airlines Baggage Allowance page for up-to-date baggage information for the airline.
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One piece of carry-on is allowed, weighing a maximum of 10kg/22lbs. This applies to all routes.+ Show Full Policy
All Air Jamaica passengers, whether regional or international, are allowed one piece of carry-on luggage. Its weigh must not exceed 10kg/22lbs, or 45inches in total linear length (length width height)
Additional Free Carry-on Items:
In addition to the free baggage allowances provided herein, each passenger may carry, without additional charges, one of the following articles of baggage with maximum dimension of 36 inches (91cms) only when retained in the passenger's custody; except that items listed in (1) and (2) may be carried in the passenger or cargo compartment of the aircraft:
One fully collapsible wheelchair and/or a pair of crutches and/or braces of other prosthetic device for the passengerís use, provided the passenger is dependent upon them, may carried in the luggage compartment of the aircraft.
One fully collapsible childís stroller or push chair.
A handbag, pocket book or purse, i.e. which is appropriate to normal traveling dress and is not being used to carry articles which would otherwise be considered baggage.
One overcoat, wrap, or blanket.
An umbrella or walking stick.
A small camera or a pair of binoculars.
A reasonable amount of reading matter for the flight.
Infant's food for consumption in flight.
Infants carrying basket.
One light garment bag. The garment bag must not contain any hard objects.
Two bags of 23kg (50lbs) each are allowed for flights to/from Canada and the US. This is also allowed for Business Class passengers on regional flights within the Caribbean.
Regional flights in Economy class are limited to only 1 bag, weighing up to 23kg/50lbs maximum.+ Show Full Policy
All checked baggage must be within Air Jamaicaís guidelines of a maximum weight of 50 pounds in Economy Class or 70 pounds for Business Class between Canada/USA and the Caribbean with total maximum dimensions of 62 inches. Additional charges will apply for overweight and excess baggage. The carry-on piece must be able to fit under the passenger seat or in the overhead compartment. Bags exceeding 32kg. (70 lbs) and over 62 inches in total dimensions (L+W+H) must be shipped via cargo. Boxes will be accepted in lieu or checked baggage allowance provided they do not exceed the size/weight of the check bag allowance. Articles of baggage in excess of those allowed will be accepted for transportation only subject to the availability of space.
Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?
Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept
Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist
Overweight bags will be charged $75 per bag ($82 CAD), if weighing between 51-70lbs. Bags over 70lbs are not accepted.
A discounted rate of $25 applies for overweight bags on flights between Kingston and Montego Bay.+ Show Full Policy
Overweight fees are charged depending on origin/destination of flights. Articles of baggage in excess of 50 lbs will only be accepted for transportation subject to the availability of space. Baggage exceeding 70 lbs/32kg and/or over 62 inches in total dimensions (L W H) must be shipped via cargo.
Overweight Checked Baggage Charges
Excess Baggage Charges
Embargo periods Excess Baggage:
Baggage in excess of the free allowance, boxes and heavy bags will NOT be accepted on ALL JM routes during the period December 10 - January 8 each year.
NO MORE THAN THREE (3) ARTICLES OF BAGGAGE PER PERSON IN EXCESS OF THE BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE WILL BE ACCEPTED UPON PAYMENT OF THE EXCESS CHARGES SPECIFIED. EXCESS BAGGAGE WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FOR TRANSPORTATION SUBJECT TO THE AVAILABILITY OF SPACE.
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