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Baggage that is carried by the traveler and stowed in the cabin remains under their custody at all times. We refer to this baggage as “carry-on baggage”.

Allowance

As a traveler with a reserved seat, you are authorized:

Standard and Select class traveler No. of pieces allowed Max. Weight Max. Linear dimension
Carry-on One piece 9,9 kg (22 lbs) 110 cm (approx. 43 in.)
Personal item One piece 9,9 kg (22 lbs) 75 cm (approx. 29 in.)
NB: Linear dimensions refer to the sum of baggage’s length(L), width (W) and depth (D). Your carry-on and personal item must fit in our baggage sizers.

Personal item refers to a purse, a laptop bag, a camera, a briefcase or other related items.

Controlled and Banned Items

Carrying of liquids, aerosols and gels in carry-on baggage

Transport Canada requires liquids of any form to be carried in containers with a maximum capacity of 100ml (3.4 oz).

Transport Canada requires that every container be placed in ONLY a clear, resealable plastic bag. This bag must have a maximum capacity of 1 L (33.8 oz). Only one such bag is allowed in the cabin, per traveler. Please refer below for examples:

Exempted Items

Certain exemptions are made for liquids needed during the course of the flight, such as :

Types Regulations
For baby milk and food The traveler must be traveling with a child under the age of 7 for exemption of these items.
For medications and special dietary items A prescription or a note from a doctor, a clinic, or a hospital is required for exemption.
For items purchased at the duty free shop The items must have been purchased by the traveler, on the day of the journey. They must be packed in a sealed plastic bag. The bag must be tamper-evident and the traveler will have to present a proof of purchase of each item for exemption.

Perishables Packages Containing Dry Ice (Solid Carbon Dioxide)

Dry ice (solid carbon dioxide) used to pack perishables can only be transported in a carry-on baggage. It must not exceed 2.5kg (5lbs) per traveler. This packaging is permitted under the Dangerous Goods Regulations.

OWG requires that every traveler carrying dry ice (solid carbon dioxide) not only transports it in a carry-on baggage, but also declares it during the check-in process.

Fresh or Frozen Seafood

Fresh or frozen seafood can only be transported in carry-on baggage. OWG requires these items to be securely packed in the baggage, and must not contain crushed ice.

Please note that seafood items may be subjected to quarantine regulations in the destination country.

Regulated, Prohibited and Hazardous Items

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