Jansport Hatchet

By: Jansport
Front facing view of the Jansport Hatchet

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Spatial Dimensions

28L - 0.6kg - 46 x 31 x 20

Airline Compatibility

✈️ 82% (164/199)

This bag can be used as a carry on in 82% of airlines.

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👍 Reasons to Buy

  • Features superb amount of organization especially for your tech gadgets such as laptops, tablets, and phones.
  • Has lots of pockets for your handy things. There's virtually a place for all of your things in this bag.
  • Has great price point for the features and quality of this bag.

🤔 Things to Consider

  • The main compartment can only pack so much. Some reviewers indicated that it isn't roomy enough.
  • The internal organization isn't well thought and could be "overkill."

💬 Reviewers Have Said

  • "This might be the best travel bag out there. I thought the Javelina was fantastic for travel, this one blew it out of the water. Slightly bigger than the Javelina, this bag was meant to travel. That pocket on the top of the bag is perfect for holding plane tickets, or anything that you need quick access to. The side water bottle pocket is perfect for holding small items such as MetroCards, memory cards, change, or even chapstick. You never realize you needed something like that pocket until you use a bag that doesn't have one."
  • "I am living off-campus this year at Ohio University, and I have a seriously busy schedule. I use this backpack for when I know I won't be home from 10 am-11 pm so it fits my lunch box, my books, my notebooks, wallet, phone, pencil pouch, laptop, and Kindle. Definitely love this backpack. The best thing about it is that when I have all of those things in it, it's not that heavy!! Great purchase!!!"
  • "I use this bag daily for college and it is wonderful. It fits my 13' laptop, two workbooks, two notebooks, and two folders with room to spare. It even makes the load feel lighter than my last backpack. There are lots of pockets for pens, notecards, etc, so you can customize how you want to organize your things. The straps are comfy and the pattern is beautiful, I've gotten many compliments on it already. I don't think you can go wrong with this bag."

🔎 Reviews

JanSport Hatchet Backpack Review

"In conclusion, the JanSport Hatchet backpack is a comfortable, stylish, and functional backpack...for the price, it’s a pretty good backpack. Plus, JanSport backpacks have a lifetime guarantee, so if anything goes wrong or wears out, they will replace it for free! So, I’ll be using my new backpack regularly..."

JanSport Vs. Herschel (Affordable Packs For Every day)

"The Hatchel backpack is pretty cool because it doesn’t look like your traditional backpack. It’s more like a knapsack, but with all the functionality of an ultra-modern high-end pack. If it fits in your style, you should definitely consider getting it. After all, it’s dirt cheap – several designs are under $50."


Compression S
Expanded Capacity None
Opening TopFlap
Passport N
Passthrough N
Backpack S
Frame N
Handles 1
Hip Belt N
Shoulder Strap N
Sternum Strap S
Laptop 15
Hydration N
Main Compartments 1
Organizer Y
Shoe Compartment N
Lash Points 1
Hard Shell False
Molle N
Rain-fly N
Water Bottle Holder 2
Water Resistant Y
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Compatible Airlines

Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela, Air Asia, Air Astana, Air Baltic, Air Berlin (Closed), Air Canada, Air Caraibes, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Air Koryo, Air Macau, Air Malta, Air Mauritius, Air New Zealand, Air Nostrum, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Transat, AirAsiaX, Aircalin, Alitalia, All Nipon Airways, ANA, Asiana Airlines, ATA Airlines, Atlas Global, Austrian, Avianca , Azerbaijan Airlines, Azul Airlines, Azul Linhas, Bahamasair, Bangkok Airways, Belavia, Biman Bangladesh, Blue Air, Boliviana de Aviacion, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Cambodia Angkor Air, Cape Air, Caribbean Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Conviasa, Copa Airlines, Croatia Air, Cubana de Aviacion, Czech Airlines, Dragonair, EL AL, Emirates Airlines, Enter Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Eurowings, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Flair Air, flybe, Gol Linhas Aereas, Hainan Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, Icelandair, Indigo, InselAir, Interjet, Iran Air, Iran Aseman Air, Japan Airlines, Jet Airways, Jet2, Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia, Juneyao Airlines, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Kulula, Kuwait Air, LATAM , LOT Polish, Lufthansa, Luxair, Mahan Air, Malaysia Airlines, Mango, Meridiana Fly, Middle East Airlines, Monarch Airlines, Nordwind Airlines, Norwegian, Oman Air, Onur Air, Pakistan International, Peach, Pegasus Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Porter Airlines, Qantas Airways, Qatar Airways, Regional Express, Royal Air Morocco, Royal Brunei Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Ryanair, S7, SAS Scandinavian, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Scoot, Shandong Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, SilkAir, Silver Airways, Singapore Airlines, Sky Airlines, Skywest, Inc., South African Airways, SpiceJet, SriLankan Airlines, Sun Express, Swiss Int'l Air Lines, TAAG Angola, TAM Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, TAROM, Thai Airways, Thomson Airways, Tianjin Airlines (A320 & E190), Tiger Airways, Travel Service Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Turkmenistan Airlines, Ukraine International, Ural Airlines, uTair Airlines, Uzbekistan Air, Vietnam Airlines, VIM Airlines (Closed), Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Vivaaerobus, Volotea, WestJet, Wizz Air, WOW Airlines, Xiamen

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