American Airlines’ Baggage Policy In Economy Class: A Complete Guide


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Summary American Airlines charges for checked bags, but fees depend on fare class, AAdvantage status, and destination. Basic Economy class has restrictions similar to those of low-cost carriers, with no free checked bags on any flights. Passengers can avoid fees based on AAdvantage status, eligible credit cards, and destination, with some first bags free. Like its two other US legacy counterparts, American Airlines has rules and regulations regarding checked baggage and carry-on bags. Despite federal guidelines across the industry, the carrier has some baggage allowances and restrictions for passengers, which could be seen as elements differentiating it from a low-cost...