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Carry-on baggage

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Carry-on baggage allowance

Business Class passengers and Finnair Plus Platinum, Gold and Silver members:

  • one piece of carry-on baggage and a laptop or briefcase
  • maximum combined weight 10 kg (22 lb.)

Other passengers:

  • one piece of carry-on baggage
  • maximum weight 8 kg (17.5 lb.)
  • infants without a reserved seat: no allowance


  • maximum dimensions 56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm (22 in x 18 in x 10 in)

In addition to the carry-on baggage, you may take a small handbag, a small camera bag, baby food, reading material, an overcoat or a necessary mobility aid (such as a cane or elbow crutches) on board.

Musical instruments with dimensions that do not exceed the normal carry-on baggage can be taken on board as part of the allowed carry-on baggage.

In certain cases due to the limited space on board we may have to ask you to check in your carry-on baggage. This is in the interests of your own and other passengers' safety and comfort.

Restricted items

  • sharp objects such as knives, scissors, corkscrews, knitting needles, tweezers and skates
  • see Dangerous goods


If you are departing from an EU country, Iceland, Norway or Switzerland:

  • all liquids must be in individual containers not exceeding 100 ml
  • all such containers must fit into one transparent and re-sealable plastic bag no larger than 1 litre
  • the bag must be x-ray screened separately from other carry-on baggage at the airport security check

Related links


The Finnish Civil Aviation Authority

Finnair Information