Check In and Baggage Information

(HOU) William P. Hobby Airport Check in: Main Terminal (Adjacent to American Airlines)
Address: William P. Hobby Airport, 7800 Airport Blvd, Houston, TX 77061
Main Number: Branson Airport 888 359 2541, ViaAir 407 641 4108
NOTICE: Please Confirm Departing Gate information upon Check-In. Gate information may change. You may also verify Gate info at each airport on the Flight Information Displays located throughout the terminal.

Baggage information
EFFECTIVE JUNE 13: Carry on luggage will be gate checked
$ 20.00 each way – Max size 16x12x9

VIA Airlines does not allow carry-on luggage into the cabin.
Passengers are allowed to carry only personal or exempt items into the cabin. Any carry-on bag in addition to the *personal items will be collected by the Station Agent planeside, tagged and placed in the cargo compartment, to be collected by the passenger at the gate or planeside at their destination.
1st Checked bag fee $ 25.00 weighing up to 30 lbs.
2nd Checked bag fee $ 35.00 weighing up to 30 lbs.

*Personal items
A personal item is defined as a non-checked item entering the passenger cabin. A passenger may bring any combination of the following personal items into the aircraft cabin providing they do not exceed an average weight per passenger of 16 lbs and can be safely stowed in an approved stowage space.

Male or Female purse
Standard book bag
Standard Backpack
Laptop with case

About Houston
As the fourth-largest city in the United States, Houston is home to a respected and energetic arts community, celebrated restaurants, world-renowned theater groups and the brains behind U.S. space exploration. Home to the third-largest consular corps in the nation, Houston is a mecca of diversity, giving breath to one of the most vivid cultural scenes in the country.

You could spend 365 days in Houston and still not experience everything this city has to offer. From world-class museums and theaters to family-friendly destinations, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Houston.

See the diversity that Downtown Houston has to offer. Take your family to the Downtown Aquarium, which is more like an under-water adventure and has a Ferris wheel and an aquatic carousel. Next catch a live performance in Houston’s 17th block Theater District. This District features the Houston Grand Opera, Houston Ballet, and the Houston Symphony.

For relaxation visit the Buffalo Bayou, a serene downtown waterway. This calm downtown center offers a landscape of restoration and beauty to the busy city area. You can walk or bike along the trails to experience the outdoors Houston style.

Get off the streets and go underground! Houston has a 6.3 mile tunnel that connects downtown businesses and offices. From Monday to Friday you can find restaurants, dry cleaners, and all sorts of shops open in the underground network of tunnels. If you are visiting on a weekday check out this attraction to see a unique part of Houston.

Visit one (or both) of Houston Chinatowns. Houston has the second largest Indochinese population in the United States, making its Chinatowns a booming industry. The Hong Kong City Mall is one of the few Asian indoor malls in the United States. If you are further interested in Asian history visit the Forbidden Gardens west of Houston in Katy, Texas. This outdoor museum replicates many of China’s major historical events.

Calling all sports fans! While visiting catch a Houston Astros game. This major league baseball team plays their home games at Houston’s Minute Maid baseball park. Participate in the excitement and fun of the game and get caught up in one of America’s favorite past times.

By providing a diverse array of attractions Houston has become to place to be for people off all ages. Experience Houston today!

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