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English definition of “hand luggage”

hand luggage

noun [U]
 
 
(also hand baggage) TRANSPORT
small bags that can be taken into the cabin of a plane by its passengers: This system will enable customers with only hand luggage to bypass check-in altogether and go straight to the departure gate. There is a five-kilo limit on hand baggage.
(Definition of hand luggage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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