Croatia Airlines - Hand baggage

Hand baggage

Hand baggage allowance

Economy Class passengers: 1 piece
  • max. weight 8 kg
  • total sum of dimensions up to 115 cm (55x40x20)
Business Class passengers: 2 pieces
  • max. weight per piece 8 kg
  • total sum of dimensions up to 115 cm (55x40x20) or 57x54x15cm if it is a foldable garment bag

In exceptional cases, depending on the type of aircraft, hand baggage allowance for Business Class passengers can be restricted to 1 piece. 

Heavy hand luggage must be stowed under the seat in front, except on seat rows on which there is an emergency exit.

Due to a limited storage space and when a flight is fully booked even approved carry-on baggage will be checked-in and stowed in cargo compartments.

What to pack?

Each passenger may additionally take:
  • 1 personal item with a maximum size of 40x30x10 cm (16x12x4 in) into the passenger cabin
    (e.g. 1 ladies hand bag or 1 laptop or 1 shoulder-strapped bag)

In addition to 1 personal item, each passenger travelling with a child under 2 years of age is also entitled to:
  • 1 pram – checked at exit or before boarding the plane
  • 1 child car seat (carried on a separate seat purchased for the child)
  •  infant's food for consumption on board

In addition to 1 personal item, disabled passengers may also take:
  • 1 pair of crutches and/or braces or any other prosthetic device

Please find additional information on the forbidden items in hand baggage printed on the ticket cover, since Croatia Airlines does not accept any liability for them being damaged or taken away by security officers.

Technical appliances in carry-on baggage

Electronic devices may only be used if they are in “flight mode”. Bulky personal electronic devices must be securely stowed whenever the seat belt sign is turned on.
List of approved personal electronic devices:
  • Mobile / Smart phones
  • Tablet computers
  • Noise-cancelling headphones
  • Digital audio/MP3 player
  • Electronic games
  • e-Readers
  • Laptop / Notebook computers
  • Portable DVD / CD player
  • Bluetooth devices
  • Personal cameras
  • Assistive medical devices
  • Electric shaver

Use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7

As per Samsung announcement from September 2nd, regarding a global recall and replacement program of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices because of potential Lithium-ion batteries explosion in case of mishandling, the usage of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 during your stay on board is not permitted. Please note that charging the battery is also not permitted. Should your device start to heat up, emit smoke, become damaged or you lose it/misplace it while on board, please contact the cabin crew immediately.

Samsung has started with the Galaxy Note 7 replacement programme. More information can be found at You can also replace your device at the Samsung info boots at Zagreb International Airport and Dubrovnik Airport.

Use of electronic devices during different flight phases

Flight phase
Hand Held PEDs
(i.e. smart phones and tablets)

Larger PEDs
(i.e. Laptops and notebooks)
Noise-cancelling Headphones
Text and phone functions
Boarding YES
Extended Ground Delay YES
Taxi-out for Take-off YES NO YES* NO
Take-off YES
Descent YES
Landing YES NO YES* NO
Taxi to Stand YES

*During critical phases of flight headphones must not be plugged to audio / MP3 players.

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