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American Flyer Lyon Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 149 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 7 reasons to buy the Lyon - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

Excellent (50%)
Good (9%)
Average (14%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (23%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the American Flyer Lyon:

Reviewers like these things about the American Flyer Lyon

  • A lot of users said that they got a lot of compliments from flight attendants for its color and style.
  • A number of owners said that they did not have any issue with its mechanics or smell.
  • Several users said that its color makes it stand out on luggage carousels.
  • Some users said they especially like its classy look.
  • Several owners said that its nice interior and good zippers are well thought of.
  • A lot of travellers said that it survived baggage handlers and shoving in overhead bin very well.
  • Some users said that they were pleased of its sturdiness.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few users said the lining of their sets is not the same as pictured.
  • Some users complain about its wheels making noise while rolling.


Crowdsourced specs across all American Flyer Lyon models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight36 oz (16.3 kg)
Length iconLength19 in (48 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height30 in (76 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these American Flyer Lyon features:
  • Carrying handle

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


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The American Flyer Lyon ranks #9 compared with the other American Flyer bags.

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vs All Bags

The American Flyer Lyon ranks #2616 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Bag ID 34208. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019