Optional Services and Fees

American Airlines* Alaska Air* Cathay Pacific* Korean Air*


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Passengers may also transport carry-on baggage as checked baggage in the plane’s hold. In both cases, the baggage must comply with LAN regulations.

Carry-on Baggage

Carry-on baggage refers to the personal effects brought onto the airplane by the passenger free of charge and which are his responsibility. Each passenger may bring one carry-on bag plus a personal item.

Pieces allowed

Economy Premium Economy - Premium Business
1 Piece of baggage
Carry-on Bag
8 kg (17 lbs) 16 kg (35 lbs)
1 Personal item
Carry-on Bag Personal Item
Purse, laptop or diaper bag.

Articles such as jackets, walking sticks, umbrellas, small cameras, binoculars, reading material or a small bag of duty free goods may be transported in addition to what has been previously mentioned, as long as the passenger keeps these with him or stows them under the seat in front of him.*

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

Checked Baggage allowance

Refers to all baggage checked at the airport which goes in the aircraft’s hold. For flights with stopovers, luggage will always be labeled through to the final destination. The dimensions and maximum weight of each piece of baggage (regardless of the charges paid for excess baggage) are:

Maximum volume

203 cm. linear (width + height + length)

Maximum weight

23 kilos (50 lb)

Regulations for transporting LAN passengers' baggage is determined by the route and the cabin in which the passengers travel.


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

2 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each

3 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each.
To / From or Via:
United States*
(Except between the United States and Brazil.)

2 pieces, 23 kg (50 lb) each
National Route Chile / Argentina / Peru / Ecuador/ Colombia
Routes 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.
Exception because of government requirements for return trips that start in Brazil
(Except between Brazil-South America and the Caribbean.)

2 pieces, 32 kg (70 lb) each

Important: If your trip includes a leg operated by another airline, you should check the inter-airline baggage policy. LAN will respect the largest available allowance of the whole ticket as long as LAN is the airline that checks the passenger in.

*We’d like to inform you that American Airlines (AA) has imposed a luggage embargo until August 31, 2012 on routes from the U.S.A. to Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean (excluding Mexico City). This embargo means that, on these routes, AA is not accepting any type of box or additional piece of luggage to that permitted in the free luggage allowance, nor excess luggage that exceeds the 32kgs. allowed for each checked piece.

Allowance for handicapped passengers

In addition to the standard baggage allowance for the fare paid, the passenger can transport free of charge and providing he depends on them, one or all the following articles:

  • A completely foldable wheelchair.
  • A pair of crutches or other orthopedic item.
  • Guide dog (with the corresponding certification).

Allowance for minors

The baggage allowance for minors (whether accompanied or not) is the same as that of an adult passenger, according to the fare and route.

Allowance for infants

The allowance for infants is for children aged 2 and under (between 0 and 23 months).

Checked Baggage
1 piece, 23 kg (50 lb)
If there is available space, one of the following items may be carried in the plane’s cabin:
  • A stroller
  • A chair
  • A bassinet

Baggage allowance of inter-airline flights

Other airlines

Passengers flying with other airlines

As of April 1, 2011, a new policy will exist for calculating the inter-airline baggage allowance valid for all airlines

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