Flying on your next holiday with Virgin Atlantic Airways? Then you’ve come to the right place.

Find out how you can easily and conveniently check in your flight with Virgin Atlantic online and what baggage regulations you should consider.

Virgin Atlantic Airways check in online

  1. Go to the Virgin Atlantic Airways website by clicking on the following link:
  2. In the menu, select the item “Check-in”.
  3. The first thing you need to do is choose whether you want to check in using the booking reference or eTicket number.
  4. Then enter the booking or e-ticket number as well as your departure airport .
  5. If you are in the online check-in area, you must provide all requested information such as your passport number .
  6. Once check-in has been successfully completed, you will receive your boarding pass. You can save them or print them out directly.
Virgin Atlantic Check In

Baggage policy Virgin Atlantic Airways

Flights to or from Delhi, Islamabad, Johannesburg, Lagos, Lahore or Mumbai are subject to special baggage regulations.

Baggage allowance on Virgin Atlantic

Economy fare

  • 1 luggage
  • 90x75x43 cm
  • 23 kg

Premium Tariff

  • 2 Luggage
  • 90x75x43 cm
  • 23 kg

Upper Class Fare

  • 2 Luggage
  • 90x75x43 cm
  • 32 kg
Baggage allowance Virgin Atlantic

Carry-on baggage at Virgin Atlantic

Each Virgin Atlantic fare includes a minimum of 1 carry-on baggage.

Number & Weight

The Economy & Premium fare allows one hand baggage with max. 10.

In the Upper Class fare, 2 hand luggage with a total of max. 16 kg allowed. One carry-on baggage may carry a maximum of one carry-on baggage. Weigh 12 kg.


For all classes there is a max. Hand luggage size of
56 x 36 x 23 cm

Carry-on luggage Virgin Atlantic

What is prohibited in carry-on baggage?

There are some items that are absolutely prohibited in carry-on baggage due to possible danger to passengers and crew.

Weapons, Rifles & Firearms

  • Pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns and other firearms of all kinds
  • Parts of firearms
  • Toy weapons, as well as replicas and imitations of real weapons
  • Signal pistols and starting pistols

Pointed or sharp objects

  • Razor
  • Needles
  • Axes, hatchets and cleavers
  • Knives and scissors
  • Utility knife
  • Swords and sabres

Anesthetic devices

  • Taser, stun guns, stun sticks
  • Apparatus for stunning and killing livestock
  • Chemicals, gases or sprays that cause incapacitation


  • Crowbar
  • Drills
  • Saw
  • Bolt guns

Blunt objects

  • Baseball and softball bats
  • Clubs and batons like bats
  • Martial arts equipment

Explosives and incendiary substances

  • Ammunition detonators
  • Detonators and detonators
  • Replicas or imitations of explosive devices
  • Dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives

General information about the airline Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Airways is an airline based in Crawley, United Kingdom. The airline is based at London Heathrow Airport.

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