Q: HOW MANY CARRY-ON BAGS CAN I TAKE AND WHAT ARE THE WEIGHT AND SIZE LIMITS?
You are allowed one carry-on bag, and a personal item (such as a purse, laptop, or small back-pack). For weight and size dimensions visit American Airlines Baggage Information.
Q: WHAT AM I NOT ALLOWED TO PUT IN MY CHECKED OR CARRY-ON BAGGAGE?
For complete lists of what is prohibited, please visit tsa.gov
Q: WHAT TYPE OF ID DO I NEED TO CHECK-IN?
Passengers need to bring a government-issued photo ID such as a driver license, active and retired military ID, or current passport. View the full list of acceptable documents.
Q: WHAT IS THE RULE FOR LIQUIDS IN MY CARRY-ON BAGS?
3-1-1. This means any liquids must be 3 ounces or smaller, placed into 1 quart-size clear plastic, zip-top bag, and only 1 quart-sized bag allowed per traveler.
Q: I TRAVEL WITH MY MEDICATIONS IN MY CARRY-ON BAG, DO I NEED TO PUT THEM IN A 3 OUNCE BOTTLE?
No, medications, baby formula, baby food, and breast milk are allowed in reasonable quantities exceeding the 3 ounces rule and are not required to be in the zip-top bag. Be sure to declare these items for inspection at the checkpoint. TSA officers may need to open these items to conduct additional screening.
Q: CAN I TRAVEL WITHOUT IDENTIFICATION?
Yes, in the event you arrive at the airport without identification, you may still be allowed to fly. TSA request that you arrive 2 hours prior to your flight to complete an identity verification process. To include, your name, current address, and other personal information to confirm identity.
Q: CAN I TRAVEL WITH A FIREARM AND AMMUNITION?
Yes, when traveling, comply with the laws concerning possession of firearms as they vary by local, state, and international governments. For those traveling in and out of Texas visit dps.texas.gov for more information.
Q: Can I travel with a blade, knife, or sword?
Yes, when traveling, comply with the laws concerning possession of a blade, knife, or sword as they may vary by local, state, and international governments. For those traveling in and out of Texas new law in Texas allows people over the age of 18 to carry knives with blades longer than 5.5 inches in public.
Q: What is Real ID? Where can I find information on Real ID for TSA?
Real ID Act established minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits Federal Agencies from accepting for certain purposes driver’s license and identification cards from states not meeting the Act’s minimum standards. To read more about Real ID click here: Real ID