What is LATAM Airlines Brasil policy on the carry-on allowance?
The carry-on allowance for each passenger, adult or child over 2 years of age, consists of one carry-on bag plus one personal item.
What is LATAM Airlines Brasil policy on checked baggage allowance?
The Piece Concept applies on all LATAM Brasil routes). If the trip includes a codeshare flight operated by another airline, passengers should review the inter-airline baggage policy because the Most Significant Carrier rule applies, except to/from the United States and Canada, where the baggage policy of the first carrier applies.
The dimensions and weight of each standard piece of baggage are:
|Standard volume (width + height + length)||158 linear cm / 62 linear inches|
|Standard weight||23 kg (50 lbs)|
If the baggage exceed the standard weight or number of pieces allowed for the trip, excess baggage charges will apply. Pieces larger than 300 cm (118 inches) or exceeding the maximum allowed weight of 45 kg (99 lbs) cannot be carried in the hold. On flights to or from Europe, Argentina and Oceania, the maximum weight allowed per piece is 32 kg (70 lbs).
The maximum weight for the carry-on bag depends on the route and travel class as follows:
- Economy – 8 kg (16 lbs).
- Premium Economy and Business – 16 kg (35 lbs).
In all cabins, the maximum dimensions for the carry-on bag are 55 cm (21 in) x 35 cm (13 in) x 25 cm (9 in), including the pockets, wheels, and handle.
The personal item can be a handbag, purse, laptop bag, diaper bag, etc., and should have maximum dimensions of 45 cm (18 in) x 35 cm (14 in) x 20 cm (8 in).
Other articles allowed free of charge in the passenger cabin are:
- A jacket. • A small camera or a pair of binoculars.
- An umbrella. • Reading material (books, magazines, tablet).
- A small duty-free bag.
The free baggage allowance on LATAM Brasil flights is set by the Piece Concept as follows:
|Free Baggage Allowance|
|Route||Economy||Premium Economy & Business|
|Promo & Light||Plus||Top||Plus & Top|
|Domestic within Brazil||No allowance||1 x 23 kg||2 x 23 kg||–|
|Within South America||No allowance||1 x 23 kg||2 x 23 kg||3 x 23 kg|
|To/from the US||2 x 23 kg||2 x 23 kg||2 x 23 kg|
|To/from Europe||No allowance||1 x 23 kg||2 x 23 kg|
|To/from the Caribbean||1 x 23 kg||1 x 23 kg||2 x 23 kg|
|Other international flights||2 x 23 kg||2 x 23 kg||2 x 23 kg|
Excess Baggage Fees
Up to three pieces of checked baggage can be purchased online in advance. Overweight and oversized baggage fees can only be paid at the airport. On LATAM Brasil, the following excess baggage fees apply:
|Excess Baggage Fees|
|1st||2nd||3rd+||23-32 kg||32-45 kg|
|Domestic*||BRL 59/120||BRL 99/140||BRL 139/220||BRL 140||BRL 280||BRL 140|
|Within South America**||
USD 20-30 /
|USD 50-60 /
|USD 150||USD 100||USD 200||USD 50|
|The US – Brazil||Free||Free||USD 165||USD 110||USD 220||USD 100|
|South America – the Caribbean||Free||USD 100||USD 100||USD 100||USD 200||USD 50|
|North America – the Caribbean||Free||USD 100||USD 100||USD 50||USD 100||USD 100|
|Europe – South America**||
|Does not apply||
|Oceania – South America||Free||Free||USD 200||USD 100||Does not apply||USD 100|
|Other international routes||Free||Free||USD 200||USD 100||USD 200||USD 100|
|*Purchase up to 3 hours / less than 3 hours before departure.|
|**Purchase up to 6 hours / less than 6 hours before departure.|
The following sporting equipment up to 300 linear centimeters is subject to the fee for special baggage (see table above):
|♦ Golf||♦ Surfing||♦ Boogie board||♦ Archery||♦ Hockey|
|♦ Ski||♦ Windsurfing||♦ Bodyboard||♦ Javelin||♦ Lacrosse|
|♦ Snowboarding||♦ Kite surfing||♦ Scuba diving||♦ Bicycle||♦ Skydiving|
|♦ Water ski||♦ Wakeboard||♦ Stand up paddleboarding||♦ Paragliding|
Sports equipment not included in the table above may be transported as normal baggage and is not subject to the special baggage fee. However, if the free baggage allowance is exceeded, it will be subject to the corresponding excess baggage fees.