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Delta Airlines Baggage allowance and fee



CallSign : DELTA

Founded : March 2, 1925; 95 years ago (as Huff Daland Dusters) Macon, Georgia, U.S.

Key people : C.E. Woolman (founder) Ed Bastian (CEO) Glen Hauenstein (President) Joanne Smith (E.V.P. & Chief People Officer)

Country : United States

Office Address : Delta Air Lines, Inc. 1030 Delta Boulevard Atlanta, GA 30354-1989 United States

City : Atlanta

State : Georgia,

Zip Code : 30354

Phone number : 1 (800) 221-1212

Official Website :

Baggage Policy

Understanding Delta Airlines baggage policy is essential to ensure a smooth and hassle-free travel experience. This article will guide you through the airline's baggage policy, including carry-on and checked baggage allowances, fees, and weight limits. So, let's get started!

Carry-on/Cabin Baggage Policy

Delta Airlines allows passengers to bring one carry-on bag and one personal item on board for free. The carry-on bag must fit in the overhead bin and not exceed the following dimensions: 22 x 14 x 9 inches (56 x 36 x 23 cm). The personal item, such as a purse, briefcase, or laptop bag, must fit under the seat in front of the passenger.

NOTE: Bulkhead seats lack under-seat storage, so all carry-on and cabin luggage must be stored in the overhead compartment during takeoff and landing.

Checked Baggage

  1. Baggage size must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm) when you total LENGTH + WIDTH + HEIGHT
  2. Checked baggage allowance each way. Price varies by route and fare class
  3. Customers flying domestically may redeem miles toward checked baggage at most airports during check-in on, the Fly Delta app, and at the kiosk at the airport 

Excess or Additional Baggage Fee

Route Additional Bag Overweight Bag Oversized Bag
Domestic $150 $100 $200
Mexico/Caribbean/Central America $200 $100 $200
South America $200 $100 $200
Transatlantic $200 $100 $200
Transpacific $200 $200 $200

Sports Equipment Fee

Sports equipment fees vary depending on the equipment and the route. Passengers can purchase sports equipment allowances online or at the airport. Make sure to check the airline's website for the most up-to-date fees.

Delta Airlines Baggage Policy FAQ's

If you have a card membership, then you can get the first checked bag for free. This will save up to $25 to $60 baggage fee.

Delta airlines gives allowance for one personal item and carry-on on your flight reservation.

You can do a check-in of your baggage online through the web or the Fly Delta app. You can check-in your baggage and pay for it before 24 hours of your scheduled departure.


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