American Airlines (AA) allows 1 personal item (purse, briefcase, laptop bag) and 1 carry-on bag per passenger. Carry-on should not go beyond the following size and weight restrictions. 45 linear inches (22 x 14 x 9 in) or 115 centimeters (56 x 36 x 23 cm) with wheels and handles. Either put it in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you. Personal items should be of the appropriate size to fit beneath the seat in front of you. If you want to know your personal item is also consider free or not contact American Airlines Reservations +1-800-278-1680.