Cape Air Airlines
The following baggage policies are shown as they appear on Cape Air’s website. Your Vacations To Go travel counselor can answer any additional questions you may have.
All bags below must meet the size and weight restrictions noted in the section entitled Bag Allowance. The below charges apply each way and are cumulative.
- Free – One (1) checked bag
- Free – One (1) gate checked bag
- Free – One (1) personal item
- Free – Additional free carry-out items (e.g. assistance-related devices)
- $40 – a second or third checked bag, per bag
- $40 – any bag that exceeds the standard baggage allowance in either weight or size
For each ticketed customer, Cape Air will transport:
For Transport in the Cessna 402 and Britten Norman Islander – “1 + 1 + 1” Policy
- 1 checked bag not to exceed 50 lbs or 62 linear inches plus 1 gate checked bag not to exceed 20 lbs or 45 linear inches plus 1 personal item (e.g. small purse, briefcase, laptop) not to exceed 36 linear inches. These aircraft do not contain storage space under the seat or overhead in which to safely stow in-cabin items. Accordingly, personal, or carry-out, items must be carried to the aircraft and stowed by a Cape Air agent into the designated baggage compartments prior to boarding.
For Transport in the 46-Passenger ATR42
- 2 pieces of checked baggage with a maximum weight of 50 lbs each and maximum outside linear dimension of 62 inches and one small lightweight carry-on not to exceed 45 linear inches in size, such as a small duffel bag, and one small personal item such as a camera, purse or briefcase.
- One of the following items may be carried in lieu of one suitcase so long as carriage is in accordance with other policies herein: boogie board, bowling equipment, fishing equipment, hockey/lacrosse sticks, golfing equipment, oars, scuba-diving bag, skiing/snowboard equipment, shooting equipment, or a second wheelchair.
Additional Free Carry-out Items – All Aircraft Types
In addition to the standard allowance, the following will be transported free of charge:
- A wheelchair meeting the requirements of the Company’s FAA-approved operating procedures stated under section “Wheelchairs & Other Assistance-Related Devices".
- A cane, walking stick, crutches or other assistive devices.
- An infant or child-safety seat. For use on-board please see “Wheelchairs & Other Assistance-Related Devices” for requirements.
- A stroller and/or diaper bag.
Excess Baggage, Oversize/Overweight Bags
- For each ticketed customer, Cape Air will transport, subject to available space and additional fees up to two (2) additional bags per passenger.
- Any checked bag, gate checked bag or personal item that causes a passenger to exceed the standard baggage allowance in number, size or weight, but which is not overweight/oversized, will be transported as excess baggage.
All excess baggage is carried on a space available basis and is subject to an additional charge. Any bag that is excess because it exceeds the number of bags permitted as standard bag allowance and/or the weight or size will be subject to cumulative excess charges. Additional or different charges may apply when levied by a partner airline through interline, code share or other airline partner agreements.