Flybe hand luggage size and dimensions

Flybe Hand Luggage Allowance – Size and Dimensions

Flybe allows passengers to carry two pieces of hand luggage on board its aircraft. The maximum permitted dimensions for the main item including the bag’s handles and wheels is 55 x 35 x 20 cm. The additional item of cabin baggage must be smaller than the main item, and stowed under the seat in front of the passenger, the combined weight of both bags must not exceed 10kg.

Baggage gauges are provided at the check-in to ensure that your baggage is within the permitted dimensions. Should your cabin bag exceed these dimensions, it will be required to be placed in the hold and standard airport hold baggage charges will apply. Any oversized bag checked in at the departure gate will be placed in the hold and a £50 charge is payable. Should your cabin bag exceed the permitted weight allowance, it will be placed in the hold and standard airport hold luggage charges will apply.

Services operated by Loganair

Loganair operate two classes Economy and Plus, the allowance is the same for both classes.

Loganair allows one piece with dimensions up to 40 x 35 x 18 cm  including the bag’s handles and wheels and the maximum weight is 6 kg.

Services operated by Stobart Air

One piece of luggage whose dimensions must not exceed 49 x 37 x 22cm and weigh less than 7kg.

Prohibited Items

To ensure the safety of their aircraft and all those on board, passengers’ checked in or hand baggage must not contain articles or substances that could pose a danger (some exemptions apply), these include:

Batteries can short circuit and catch fire if they are carried loose in your bag. They must be protected against contact with other metal items (e.g. by being in their original packaging or own protective case) and carried in your hand baggage. Equipment containing such batteries should be carried in your hand baggage.

Dangerous goods which cannot be taken onto an aircraft:
If you check in with dangerous goods that fit into category 1 or 2 without prior notification they will be confiscated by airline staff or security officers under guidelines issued by the Department for Transport and Civil Aviation Authority.

1. Dangerous goods which cannot be taken onto an aircraft

Corrosives materials – acids, alkalis, wet cell batteries, etc.
Disabling devices – such as mace, pepper spray, etc.
Electro shock weapons – (e.g. Tasers) – containing dangerous goods such as explosives, compressed gases. Lithium batteries, etc.
Explosives – fireworks, flares, etc.
Flammable gas cylinders
Flammable liquids – paint, petrol, lighter refills, solvents, varnish, etc.
Flammable solids – firelighters, etc.
Oxidising materials – bleach, peroxides, some fertilisers, etc.
Strike anywhere matches
Substances liable to spontaneous combustion
Substances that emit flammable gases in contact with water
Toxic (poisonous) substances – weed killer, insecticides, etc.

2. Dangerous goods for which you require Flybe approval to carry them on the aircraft;
The following list covers the items that can be carried on flights with Flybe, they will require the airline’s approval prior to flying:

Avalanche rescue pack
Camping stoves and fuel containers
Chemical agent monitoring equipment
Explosives – including ammunition
Heat-producing articles – underwater torches, soldering irons, etc.
Insulated packages containing refrigerated liquid nitrogen
Mercury-filled items – barometers, thermometers, etc.
Non-flammable gas cylinder – as part of a life-jacket or SCUBA gear
Oxygen and other small cylinders for medical use
Solid carbon dioxide (dry ice)

3. Dangerous goods that you can lawfully carry on an aircraft
The following covers items that can be lawfully carried on Flybe flights; they are still restricted to specific limits on quantities or dimensions:

Aerosols – non-flammable for sporting and home use
Alcoholic beverages
Cigarette lighter
Devices containing lithium cells or batteries – laptop computers, cameras, camcorders, etc.
Hair-curlers containing hydrocarbon gas
Non-radioactive medicinal or toilet articles – hairsprays, perfumes, colognes, medicines, etc.
Non-flammable, non-toxic gas cylinders – e.g. for operation of mechanical limbs
Spare lithium batteries (cabin only)
Safety matches
Items which are deemed dangerous or may affect the safety of the aircraft and/or its occupants will be confiscated.