British Airways allow for each passenger to have one carry on and one small handbag or laptop bag on board, free of charge, however you must be able to lift your own baggage in the over head locker and your small handbag must fit under the seat in front of you. British Airways will attach a yellow tag to your handbag/laptop case to make sure it boards with you, the bag with the yellow tag must fit under the seat in front of you.
You must check the weight of your bag, as if it goes over the weight you are allowed, your carry on will be put with checked bags and you will incur an extra fee. Please remember to include wheels and handles in your measurements.
All duty free count as weight to your luggage so bear this in mind when you travel.
Adults are allowed to bring one accessory like a handbag or laptop bag, no larger than the measurements required, 40CM X 30CM 15CM. Infants under 2 are allowed 1 cabin bag also, no larger than 56cm x 45cm x 25cm.
Please note, if you have a gift this needs to stay unwrapped as airport security will need to check your gift, also please make sure your electronics are charged, as airport security may ask you to switch on your device.
If you are due to switch flights please be sure to make sure your luggage meets the policy of the airline you are boarding.