Guide to Airline Hand Luggage Allowances

Provider Free hand luggage weight allowance Hand baggage size
Jet2 10kg in one bag 56x 45 x 25cm
Ryanair 10kg in one bag plus one small bag no bigger than 35 x 20 x 20cm 55 x 40 x 20cm
easyJet No limit but must be able to lift into the overhead locker unaided. One bag allowed Hand luggage no bigger than 56 x 45 x 25cm is allowed, however it may have to go in the hold if the flight is busy
British Airways One bag up to 23kg plus either a personal handbag or a laptop 56 x 45 x 25cm for your main bag and 45 x 30 x20cm for the personal bag
Wizz Air One bag allowed with no weight limit 42 x 32 x 25cm is allowed free of charge. A larger bag measuring no more than 56 x 45 x 25cm can be taken on board, but you will be charged a fee for this – fee varies by destination
Virgin Atlantic One piece up to 10kg 56 x 36 x 23cm
Norwegian Air 10kg in one bag plus small handbag or laptop 55 x 40 x 23cm
Monarch EITHER 10kg in one bag OR 10kg across two bags with a combined size no bigger than 56cm x 40cm x 20cm 56 x 40 x 25cm
Flybe (Flybe operated aircraft only – smaller allowances may apply on aircraft operated by other airlines on behalf of flybe) 10kg in one bag 55 x 40 x 23cm
Aer Lingus (smaller limits apply on Aer Lingus Regional Flights) 10kg in one bag plus a small handbag/laptop, duty free or baby changing bag 55 x 40 x 24cm
Thomson – Flight Only 5kg in one bag 55 x 40 x 20cm
Thomas Cook – Flight Only 6kg in one bag plus a laptop or small handbag and duty free purchases 55 x 40 x 20cm