hand luggage


: small pieces of luggage that a passenger can carry onto an airplane
You are entitled to one piece of hand luggage per flight.

Examples of hand luggage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Medium-haul passengers carried 0.2 kg (0.4 lbs) more hand luggage than short-haul passengers. Marisa Garcia, Forbes, 11 Feb. 2024 Passengers flying with full-service carriers carried 0.8 kg (1.8 lbs) more in hand luggage than those flying with low-cost carriers. Marisa Garcia, Forbes, 11 Feb. 2024 Their shape and density have baffled airport security scanners for some time, leading to requests to carry them as hand luggage. Troy Bickham, Discover Magazine, 12 Dec. 2023 There was even a three-piece set of hand luggage that matched the car’s internal colorways. Brett Berk, Robb Report, 13 Dec. 2023 London City Airport became the first to use CT scanners this year, which allows passengers to avoid unpacking liquids and electronic devices for security; a host of other airports have plans to scrap the rule banning liquids over 100ml in hand luggage by 2024. Olivia Morelli, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 Oct. 2023 Travelers who take the train will be able to bring two suitcases, one piece of hand luggage, and their skis or snowboard included in the cost of their ticket. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 1 Sep. 2023 The person who checked me in was waiting when my car arrived, personally took my hand luggage, and guided me to the lobby floor where essential details were exchanged. Christopher Cameron, Robb Report, 26 Aug. 2023

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“Hand luggage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand%20luggage. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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