Each airline company specifies the exact quantity, size, and weight of the baggage you can carry into the aircraft. Most frequently, it is allowed to carry one piece of hand baggage with a maximum authorized weight between 5 and 10 kilograms. It is necessary to check the allowed weight and dimensions of hand baggage with your airline when booking your flight.
Liquids in hand luggage
Liquids, gels, aerosols and cosmetics up to 100 ml can be carried in hand luggage only if they are packed in a transparent plastic bag not larger than 20 x 20 cm with sealing, up to 1 liter per passenger and separated from the other hand luggage. Liquids over 100 ml also need to be separated out of the hand luggage and placed in a plastic tub.
Special security measures applied on the flight to New York
You may find information on duty free items you can carry on the flights to New York here, while the information on new security conditions regarding the screening of powder-like substances on the flights to New York can be found here.
It is not allowed to carry sharp metal objects, sticks or bats in the hand luggage, while arms, ammunition, flammables, chemicals and toxic materials are not allowed in both hand baggage and hold baggage.
If you have doubts regarding allowed/forbidden items, please contact your airline.
Baggage check-in procedure
Most carriers provide free-of-charge hold baggage transport whilst some carriers charge separately for every baggage. The allowed weight of hold baggage varies depending on the airline company, destination or travel class. In most cases, business class passengers can check in up to two pieces of luggage, not exceeding 32 kilograms per item, without additional charge, while economy class passengers can check in one piece of luggage with a maximum weight up to 20 or 23 kilograms. You can find precise information regarding the checked-in luggage limitations when booking your flight.
The transportation of sports equipment, musical instruments, pets, fragile or precious items, as well as over-weight or bulky items is also possible under special conditions. It is necessary to file such a request to the airline company when booking your flight, when you are provided with information on possibilities, conditions and price list.