Alaska Airlines Baggage Policy & Fees

Alaska Airlines has a relatively generous baggage policy, allowing passengers to bring one checked bag, one carry-on bag and one personal item on board for free on all flights.
Here a overview of Alaska baggage policy and fees:

Alaska Airlines Carry on Policy

According to Alaska Baggage Policy, There is no weight limit for carry-on bags or personal items on Alaska Airlines flights. However, there are size restrictions. 

Baggage TypeBaggage FeeMaximum SizeMaximum weight
Personal Itemsfree18 inches x 14 inches x 8 inches no weight limit 
Carry on bagfree22 inches x 14 inches x 9 inches (including wheels and handles)no weight limit

Alaska Checked Baggage

According to Alaska Baggage Policy, Passengers are allowed one free checked bag on all Alaska Airlines flights. Additional checked bags can be added for a fee. 

Baggage TypeBaggage FeeMaximum SizeMaximum weight
First Checked BaggageFree62 linear inches (length + width + height)50 pounds
Second checked bag$3062 linear inches (length + width + height)50 pounds
Third checked bag$4062 linear inches (length + width + height)50 pounds
Overweight baggage$100N/Aover 50 pounds
Oversized Bags$150over 62 linear inchesN/A

Alaska Airlines baggage tracking

Alaska Airlines offers a variety of ways to track your baggage, including

  • Online: You can track your baggage online at the Alaska Airlines website. To do this, you will need your confirmation number or Mileage Plan number.
  • Mobile App: You can also track your baggage using the Alaska Airlines mobile app. The app is available for download on the App Store and Google Play.
  • Phone: You can call Alaska Airlines baggage services at 1-800-252-7522 to track your baggage.

Alaska Airlines lost baggage

If your baggage is lost or delayed, you can report it online, using the mobile app, or by calling baggage services. Alaska Airlines will work to locate your baggage and return it to you as soon as possible.

Tips for Packing Your Alaska Bags

  • Pack light. The less weight you have to check, the less you will pay in baggage fees.
  • Pack your carry-on bag carefully. Make sure to include all of the essential items you will need during your flight, such as your passport, boarding pass, wallet, and medications.
  • Check the Alaska Airlines website for a list of prohibited items before you pack.