As per united airlines, business class baggage allowance passengers are allowed decent baggage on their flights. The baggage policy of united airlines allows every passenger to carry on one item along with one personal item in the cabin. They are also allowed two-piece of checked baggage per passenger.

Carry-on Baggage

United Airlines allows all its passengers one carry-on bag and one personal item for all the passengers.

There are certain restrictions for carry-on luggage that need to be followed.

The carry-on item must not exceed the following weight and size restrictions:-

  • The baggage size must not exceed 45 linear inches or 115 centimeters.
  • The bag must fit in the overhead bin or under the seat.

The personal item must not exceed following weight and size:-

  • The bag must not exceed 36 linear inches or 89 centimeters.
  • The bags must fit under the seat or in the overhead bin.
  • A personal item includes a jacket, umbrella, duty-free items, diaper bag, assistive device, etc.

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Checked Bags Allowance 

As per the checked baggage allowance, United airlines business class passengers are allowed 2 items of checked bags free of cost.

  • The weight allowance for bags in business class is 70 pounds or 32 kilograms.
  • The size allowance for bags in business class is 62inches or 157cm.

Bags weighing more than the weight allowed have to pay an overweight fee. And the bags with size above the size allowed are supposed to pay the oversized baggage fee.

How much baggage is allowed in the United business class? 

The baggage allowance depends on the cabin class you are traveling in and where you are traveling. As per the baggage policy, business class passengers are allowed 2 items of checked bags along with one carry-on and personal item.

Passengers can check their baggage allowance at the baggage calculator available online on the official site. It will help you know the total baggage allowance and if you are carrying any excess baggage and the fee for excess baggage.

The weight of baggage allowed in the business class of united airlines is 32kg maximum. Any baggage weighing more than the allowed weight is charged an overweight baggage fee and any item crossing the allowed size is levied an oversize fee.

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How much luggage can you take on United Business Class?

Passengers traveling on the business class flights of United airlines are allowed decent luggage for all the passengers. The passengers are allowed to carry one carry-on bag, one personal item, and 2 checked bags for all passengers. Passengers traveling with an infant or senior citizens are allowed extra carry-on allowance for a diaper bag, car seat, stroller, wheelchair, or any other mobility device.

If you carry more than 2 items of baggage weighing more than 32kgs each is charged an additional fee as per the destination you are traveling to. In the blog, you’ll also find charges levied per item of luggage.                     

United Airlines Business Class Carry-on Baggage Allowance

As per the united airlines carry-on baggage policy, the passengers in business class are allowed one personal item and one standard carry-on bag per passenger. Any business class passenger can carry all these items free of cost. The size allowed for baggage is as follows:-

  • Personal Item- 17* 10* 9 inches or 43* 25* 22cm.
  • Carry-on Item- 22*14*9 inches or 56* 35* 22cm.

The carry-on policy for Lap Infant              

  • Passengers traveling with infants and children are allowed additional carry-on items such as breast pump, diaper bag, child car-seat, etc.
  • United airlines also allow the passenger to check a stroller at the ticket counter or the entry gate. The passengers traveling by a stroller and a car seat can only check one item at the gate for free.

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How many bags can you check on United Business Class?

Business-class passengers can check up to 2 bags per passenger without any additional charge. The weight allowance for baggage in united airlines business class is 70 pounds per bag. The maximum size allowed for a piece of baggage is 62 inches or 158 cm.

United Airlines passengers can go online on the official site and use the most frequently used baggage calculator to calculate the weight of their baggage.

A fee is charged for carrying baggage on a few routes if you cross the allowed limit. The baggage purchased at the airport is charged $5 more than that of online. This is a rule change for flights booked after 21st February 2020.

  Route Name

Business Class Baggage Allowance

  Domestic U.S. & Canada/ Caribbean/ Central America

1st and 2nd Bag- Free of cost

3rd and other additional bags- $150

  The U.S. to and from Canada

1st and 2nd Bag- Free of cost

3rd and other bags- $500

  The U.S. to and from Mexico

1st and 2nd Bag- Free of cost

3rd and additional bags- $180

  The U.S. to and from Europe/ India/ Middle east

1st and 2nd bag- Free of cost

3rd and additional bags- $200

What is the baggage weight limit for United international flights business class?

United Airlines’ baggage policy has certain baggage weight limits for international flights. The maximum size allowed for a checked bag is 62 inches. This size allowance includes the item’s handles and wheels. The weight allowance for international flights depends on the cabin class you are traveling in. In United Airlines business class the baggage weight allowed per item is 70 pounds or 32kgs. Items weighing more than the weight limit are supposed to pay an overweight baggage fee as applicable.

The allowance automatically increases for the mileage plus members traveling. A fee is applied to check additional bags or any other bags that exceed the size or baggage limit as per the service charges. Business-class passengers are allowed to check 2 bags free of cost. From the third bag onwards, passengers are supposed to pay an extra baggage fee as applied according to the weight and size.

Overweight and oversized bags are charged a fee for any cabin class.

For more information speak to united airlines customer service team.