How Strict Is Copa Airlines With Carry On Size? 2023

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Copa Airlines is a popular airline that provides flights to more than 100 destinations in the world.

If you are planning to fly with Copa Airlines, it is important to know their carry-on size and weight restrictions before you book your flight.

In this article, we will provide everything about Copa Airlines’ carry-on size restrictions and answer the question, “How strict is Copa Airlines with carry-on size?” We will also provide practical tips to help you pack efficiently and comply with the restrictions to ensure a hassle-free flight.

Let’s dive right in.

What is Copa Airlines baggage limits Copa Airlines baggage allowance

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Copa Airlines Cabin Baggage

What is Copa Airlines Carry on size and weight limits?

All Copa Airline Guests are allowed to carry on board one cabin bag and one personal item,free of charge.

Cabin bag  weight and size limits :

  • carry-on bags may measure up to 46 linear inches (118 cm): 22โ€™โ€™ (56 cm) high + 14โ€™โ€™ (36 cm) long + 10โ€™โ€™ (26 cm) wide. Linear dimensions do not include suitcase wheels.

How Many Bags Are Free On Copa Airlines?

classNumber of bags allowed and Weight limitsSize limits
Business and & Economy classesOne Free10 Kg(22 Lbs) 22โ€™โ€™ (56 cm) high + 14โ€™โ€™ (36 cm) long + 10โ€™โ€™ (26 cm) wide
ConnectMiles Prefer Member Gold / Platinum /PresidentialTwo Free included10 Kg(22 Lbs) 22โ€™โ€™ (56 cm) high + 14โ€™โ€™ (36 cm) long + 10โ€™โ€™ (26 cm) wide
ConnectMiles Prefer Member SilverOne Free10 Kg(22 Lbs)22โ€™โ€™ (56 cm) high + 14โ€™โ€™ (36 cm) long + 10โ€™โ€™ (26 cm) wide
Star Alliance GoldTwo Free10 Kg(22 Lbs)22โ€™โ€™ (56 cm) high + 14โ€™โ€™ (36 cm) long + 10โ€™โ€™ (26 cm) wide

Personal item weight and size limits:

Each personal item  may measure up to 36 linear inches (90 cm): 17โ€™โ€™ (43 cm) high + 10โ€™โ€™ (25 cm) long + 9โ€™โ€™ (22 cm) wide.

The personal item can be one of the following items:

  • Food to be eaten on board the aircraft
  • Products purchased at the airport
  • A purse or handbag
  • A backpack
  • A briefcase
  • A laptop case or bag
  • A video game console (PlayStationยฎ, Xboxยฎ, or Nintendoยฎ)

Copa Airlines Infant Baggage

Luggage allowed for an infant (0 – 23 months old)

Infants travelling with their infant don’t have carry on baggage.

but infants travelling in a seat, are eligible for an adult baggage allowance

Luggage allowed for children (2-11 years old)

Children in this age  are entitled to the same baggage allowance as a Guest traveling on an adult fare.

Copa Airlines Checked Baggage

The following table Explain Copa Airlines Included Checked baggage allowance limits, by class and destination:

ClassNumber of bags allowed and Weight limitsSize limitsPlease  Note
Business ClassFirst bag:Free 32kg (70lbs)Second bag: Included32kg (70lbs) must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm) linear ;   total height + length + width 
Economy class- full fareFirst bag:Free 23kg (50lbs)Second bag:Included23kg (50lbs) must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm) linear ;   total height + length + width To Mexico, the first allowed bag is 25kg instead of 23kg.
Economy Class – Promo & Classic FaresFirst bag:Free 23kg (50lbs)Second bag:$4023kg (50lbs) must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm) linear ;   total height + length + width 
ConnectMiles PreferMembers Presidential / Platinum / Gold  1st, 2nd y 3rd bags:Free32kg (70lbs) must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm) linear ;   total height + length + width 
ConnectMiles PreferMember Silver  First bag:Free 23kg (50lbs)Second bag:Free23kg (50lbs) must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm) linear ;   total height + length + width 
Star Alliance Gold Status  1st, 2nd y 3rd bags:Free 32kg (70lbs)  must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm) linear ;   total height + length + width 

Copa Checked Baggage Restrictions

The baggage allowance for your trip depends on your date of travel, origin and destination, fare class and PreferMember status.

The weight and bags allowed are per passenger and are not transferable to other passengers.

Baggage fees are subject to taxes established by the origin country.

All baggage exceeding piece limitations, maximum weight or size dimensions will be transported subject to space availability in the aircraft.

Baggage restrictions may apply depending on the time of year and origin and destination.

Source: www.copaair.com

Copa Airlines Extra Baggage

Classpiece limitsWeight limitsFees
Business Class (3rd & 4th) 23kg (50lbs) $175 each
Economy class- full fare  (3rd & 4th) 23kg (50lbs) $175 each
Economy Class – Promo & Classic Fares (3rd & 4th) 23kg (50lbs) $175 each
ConnectMiles PreferMembers Presidential / Platinum / Gold   (4th & 5th) 23kg (50lbs) $175 each
ConnectMiles PreferMember Silver   (3rd & 4th) 23kg (50lbs) $175 each
Star Alliance Gold Status   (4th & 5th) 23kg (50lbs) $175 each

Copa Airlines Restricted Items

For your safety and safety of all Copa Airlines Guests, the Airline have limits and restriction on carrying certain items on board its aircraft.

ItemsCarry on baggageChecked baggageObservation
Lithium batteriesAllowed Not Allowed
Camping stoves and fuel containersNot Allowed Allowed Allowed in checked baggage If they have been cleaned and there are no liquid remains.
Cartridges or toner for printers that weigh more than 450 g (16 ounces) Not Allowed Not Allowed
ChemicalsNot Allowed Not Allowed Such as paints, industrial sprays, solvents, concentrates, mercury, fuels, and others not mentioned herein.
Dry ice (solid carbon dioxide)

Allowed Allowed amounts not exceeding 2.5kg
Electronic CigarettesAllowedNot Allowed In cabin :These devices/or batteries may not be recharged or used onboard the aircraft.
Food Allowed Allowed Must be packed and closed tight, to prevent from releasing
Lighters
Not allowed

Not allowed
Liquids, gels, sprays, and alcoholic bottles
Allowed Allowed
MedicationsAllowed Allowed

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Disclosure:All information is pulled from The airline websites as a resource. Airline websites are the authority and can change at any time. For the latest information please visit the Airline website :ย www.copaair.com ย ย