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Passengers can take a checked baggage on an Air Canada flight. Air Canada baggage policy lets you carry a checked bag without any issue. Here are the important guidelines to remember while taking a checked luggage on the flight:

  • Checked baggage on Air Canada flight depends on the cabin fare you have chosen.
  • It also depends on the traveling route of the passenger.
  • The maximum weight allowed to carry a checked baggage on Air Canada flights is not more than 23 kg (50 lb) for Economy and Premium Economy Class and 32 kg (70 lb) for First Class and Business Class.
  • The overall dimensions of a checked baggage must not be over 62 linear inches.

Additional Checked Luggage

  • Bags weighing 50 to 70 lb (23 to 32 kg) will be treated as overweight.
  • Bags measuring 63 to 115 in (160 to 292 cm) will be treated as oversized.
Travel within Canada
  • Fees to be paid for Overweight/oversized bag: $105 – $115
  • There would be no overweight or oversize baggage fee to an additional bag for which the additional fee of $105 – $115 is already paid.
Travel between Canada and the U.S.
  • Fees to be paid for Overweight/oversized bag: $100 – $105
  • There would be no overweight or oversize baggage fee to an additional bag for which the additional fee of $100 – $105 is already paid.
Travel between the U.S. and Mexico/Costa Rica/Caribbean/Bermuda
  • Fees to be paid for Overweight/oversized bag: $100 – $118
  • There would be no overweight or oversize baggage fee to an additional bag for which the additional fee of $225 – $265.50 is already paid.
Travel between Canada and other international destinations
  • Fees to be paid for Overweight/oversized bag: $100 – $118
  • There would be no overweight or oversize baggage fee to an additional bag for which the additional fee of $225 – $265.50 is already paid.

How to Pay Air Canada Baggage Fees?

You can pay applicable baggage fees during check-in while flying on an Air Canada flight. Below are the various options to pay baggage fees:

  • Online,
  • On your mobile device,
  • At the airport using self-service check-in kiosks
  • At Air Canada check-in counter
Checked Baggage Charges for Economy Class Travel within Canada, Between Canada and the U.S.
  • Basic and Standard fares: For first bag, it is $30 and for second bag, it is $50.
  • Comfort and Flex fares: For first bag, it is free and for second bag, it is $50.
  • Latitude fares: There are two free bags in this.
Economy Class Travel between Canada and Mexico or the Caribbean
  • Basic and Standard fares: For first bag, it is $30 and for second bag, it is $50.
  • Comfort and Flex fares: For first bag, it is free and for second bag, it is $50.
  • Latitude fares: There are two free bags in this fare.
International Travel

The baggage allowance for travel on Air Canada flights between Canada and other international destinations varies based on the route and the issuing date of your ticket.

  • All international itineraries allow at least 1 free bag
  • The maximum fee for a second bag on Air Canada flights will be $100.
  • There is an exception of Economy Basic fare on flights connecting Canada and Europe: It is $70 for first bag and $100 for second bag.

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