American Airlines Carry on size

Looking for the American Airlines (AA) carry on size for your traveling luggage?
At American Airlines you can bring one small carry on bag and one personal item per passenger. The carry-on bag should not exceed overall dimensions of 45 inches (length + width + height). One personal item can be: a purse, briefcase, laptop bag or a similar item that does not exceed 36 inches (length + width + height) and must fit under the seat in front of you.

1 carry on

carry on size
9″ H x 14″ W x 22″ L

1 personal item

  • 1 purse
  • or 1 briefcase
  • or 1 laptop bag
  • or 1 other small item (does not exceed 36″ in total)

Besides the one carry on and one personal item you can bring the following items on the plane:

  • Outerwear such as coats/wraps/hats
  • Book or newspaper
  • Small bag of food to eat on the flight – see TSA guidelines for liquids
  • Approved safety seat for lap or ticketed child
  • Pillow or blanket
  • Umbrella stroller for lap or ticketed child
  • Diaper bag for lap or ticketed child
  • Assistive devices for passengers such as wheelchairs, walkers, portable oxygen concentrators, and CPAP machines, etc.