Carry-on baggage

Learn about carry-on baggage size and number allowances, as well as carry-on baggage requiring special precautions on JAL domestic flights.

Free carry-on baggage allowance

You may carry onboard one bag containing personal belongings (handbag, camera, etc.) and one additional bag that meets the following conditions, with the total weight of both bags not to exceed 10kg (22lbs).

Item that exeeds the maximum total dimensions cannot be carried to the cabin, even each linear dimension is within the requirement.
If your baggage is oversized or overweight, or unable to be appropriately stowed in the cabin, it may need to be checked in cargo compartment at the boarding gate or cabin.

Number of seats Carrier Size limits Maximum weight
Above 100 *1 JAL, JTA Total outside dimensions: within 115cm
W: within 55cm H: within 40cmD: within 25cm
Within 10kg (22lbs)
Below 100 *2 JAL, JAC
RAC
Total outside dimensions: within 100cm
W: within 45cmH: within 35cmD: within 20cm
  • *1773/772(777)/787/789/767/734/738(73H) aircraft
  • *2E70/E90/CRJ/SF3/DH4/DH3/DH1/ATR aircraft

Baggage size includes the handles, pockets, wheels, etc.

  • *Images above show the size limit for aircraft with more than 100 seats.
  • *To know the aircraft type of your flight, please search on the domestic flight availability page. Aircraft type is indicated in 3-digit characters. 777 stands for 772, while 73H stands for 738 aircraft.
  • *If your carry-on baggage exceeds the free allowance, you are required to pay the Extra Seat Charge for an extra seat.

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How to store your bags on board

Please stow your carry-on baggage under the seat or in the overhead compartments properly.
Also, we would appreciate your cooperation with offering consideration for the nearby passengers when stowing your bags.
Leaving baggage in a place such as aisle or emergency exits hindering the evacuation is prohibited by law.

  • *If you are seated directly behind screen, cabin separating wall and do not have a seat in front of you, your carry-on baggage may not be placed at your feet.

Passengers seated in emergency exit row are prohibited to place carry-on baggage at the feet or on the lap.

If your baggage is not securely stowed, the following situations may occur.

Cause injury
Cause injury
Baggage may fly out of the hands in a sudden turbulence and cause injury.
Impede emergency escape
Impede emergency escape
Contents may spill out in front of emergency exits and into aisles, impeding emergency escape.
Hinder brace position
Hinder brace position
Baggage may prevent getting into proper brace position in an emergency.
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