Políticas de Equipaje

Baggage Information

When travelling, check the information you should know to transport your baggage.

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  • Passengers may also check carry-on, as well as regular checked baggage. In either cases, the baggage must comply with LAN regulations.

    Carry-on Baggage

    This refers to those personal effects brought onto the airplane by the passenger, free of charge and considered under their custody and their responsibility. Each passenger may carry one piece of hand luggage plus a personal item.

     

    Pieces allowed

    Economy Premium Economy - Premium Business
    1 Piece of baggage
    Equipaje de mano
    8 kg (17 lbs) 16 kg (35 lbs)
    1 Personal item
    Equipaje de mano Equipaje de mano
    Purse, laptop or diaper bag.

    In addition to the above, articles such as jackets, walking sticks, umbrellas, small cameras, binoculars, reading material or a small bag of duty free goods may be carried on provided the passenger keeps them in his or her possession or stows them under the seat in front of the passenger*

    * Except for emergency exit seats and seats in the first row.

    Checked Baggage allowance

    This refers to all baggage checked at the airport and transported in the aircraft’s hold. For flights with stopovers, luggage will always be labeled through to the final destination. The dimensions and standard weight of each piece of baggage (regardless of any excess baggage) are:

     

    Standard volume

    158 cm. / 62 inches linear (width + height + length)

    Standard weight

    23 kilos (50 lb)

    Keep in mind that if you exceed the standard weight or number of pieces of luggage allowed for your trip, excess luggage charges will apply. Pieces larger than the maximum total dimensions of 203cm (80 inches) or the maximum allowed weight of 45 kg (99 lb) cannot be carried in the hold. On flights to/from Argentina, Europe and Oceania, the maximum weight allowed per piece is 32 kg (70 lb).

    Regulations for LAN passenger baggage are determined by the passenger's flight and cabin.

    Flight

    Economy Premium Business - Premium Economy
    To / From or Through:
    Mexico / Canada / Australia / New Zealand
    (Except between Australia and New Zealand.)

    2 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each

    3 pieces de 23 kg (50 lb) each.
    To / From or Through:
    United States
    (Except between United States and Brasil)

    2 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each
    Domestic Flight Chile (Includes Easter Island) / Argentina / Peru / Ecuador/ Colombia
    Flight between Brazil, South America and the Caribbean.
    To / From:
    Tahiti / Europe
    Between: Australia and New Zealand.
    Spain and Germany.
    + = 23 kg (50 lb)
    Maximum 2 pieces, both weighing 23 kg in total.

    To/ From:

    United States and Brazil.


    2 pieces, 32 kg (70 lb) each

    Important: If your trip includes a leg operated by another airline, please review the inter-airline baggage policy. LAN will honor the largest available allowance on the ticket provided LAN is the airline checking the passenger in.

    Baggage exception for flights from continental Chile to Easter Island

    On flights from any city in Chile to Easter Island (and vice versa), passengers may transport 1 additional item of baggage weighing up to 23 kilos, free of charge, in the hold of the airplane.

    Baggage exception on domestic routes in Argentina

    On flights between cities in Argentina, passengers may transport (in addition to their baggage) 1 golf bag with clubs and one pair of golf shoes, free of charge, in the hold of the airplane.

    Allowance for Disabled Passengers

    In addition to the standard baggage allowance for the fare paid, passengers who depend on one of the following items may transport it free of charge:

    • Completely foldable wheelchair.
    • Pair of crutches or other orthopedic device.
    • Guide dog (with the corresponding certification).

    Allowance for Minors

    The baggage allowance for minors (whether accompanied or not) is the same as for adult passengers, as dictated by the fare and flight.

    Allowance for Infants

    Allowances for infants apply to children ages 2 and under (between 0 and 23 months).

    Checked Baggage
    1 piece de 23 kg (50 lb)
    If there is available space, one of the following items may be carried in the plane’s cabin:
    • Folding stroller
    • Child safety seat approved for use on board
    • Bassinet

     

    Baggage Allowance for Inter-airline flights

    Otras Aerolíneas

    Passengers Flying with Other Airlines

    As of April 1, 2011, a new policy be in effect for calculating the inter-airline baggage allowance applicable to all airlines

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