Before you head to the airport, please familiarize yourself with changes affecting checked bag charges.
Attention First and Business Class Customers
We are pleased to offer customers in First and Business Class the ability to check three bags at no charge when traveling on American or connecting with British Airways or Iberia.
Between the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America or South America (excluding Brazil) and Europe
Customers who purchase tickets in the Main Cabin on or after June 6, 2013, may check one bag for no charge and a second bag for $100 USD each way within the size and weight limitations. Customers who purchased tickets in the Main Cabin before June 6, 2013, may check one bag for no charge and a second bag for $60 USD each way within the size and weight limitations. The changes apply for travel on American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® flights. View a complete list of exceptions for passengers who are exempt from the second bag charge.
Customers may pay checked bag charges at an airport Self-Service Check-In machine, Curbside Check-In, or at the
airport ticket counter.
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