This page is intended to give an overview of American Airlines baggage fees for most flights within the United States. The actual American Airlines baggage fees that you will pay may vary based on frequent flier status, fare class, and specific route flown. Please consult American’s website to calculate the fees you will pay.
American Airlines Standard Baggage Fees
When you check baggage on American weighing up to 50lbs and measuring 62″ (L+W+H) or less, you will pay:
First Checked Bag
Second Checked Bag
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American Airlines Excess Baggage Fees
If you need to check more than two bags, these are the per-bag fees for checking excess baggage on American Airlines:
Third Checked Bag
4+ Checked Bags
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American Airlines Overweight Baggage Fees
American Airlines overweight baggage is considered any bag weighing more than 50lbs. The fees for checking overweight baggage on American are charged in addition to any standard, excess or oversized baggage fees.
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American Airlines Oversized Baggage Fees
Most bags with a sum of length, width, and height of greater than 62 inches will fall into the oversized category. American Airlines oversized baggage fees are charged in addition to any standard, excess, or overweight fee.
More information on American Airlines baggage fees
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The actual American Airlines baggage fees charged for checked luggage will vary depending on your specific fare class, loyalty status, and other factors. For additional information on American Airlines checked baggage fees, please visit American’s website.
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