Air Caddy
Air Caddy fits in front airline seat
The Air Caddy holds various travel accessories
Easy-to-access front pocket
Keep valuables organized *NOTE iPad Mini has no pen pocket
Super slim profile
Sized to fit a tablet for in-flight entertainment
Air Caddy+ Air Porter Carry-On (sold separately)
Sized to slip into Air Porter Carry-On Bag (sold separately) front pocket
Use on its own or insert into briefcase
Also available in luxurious leather
Black Leather
Blue Leather
Brown Leather
Waxed Canvas
Ballistic Nylon

Air Caddy

Fits Apple's NEW 2021 iPad and powerful iPad Mini 6

-853 in stock

Designed with input from our frequent flier customers, the Air Caddy helps travelers stay productive and comfortable at 35,000 feet. Stash it in the airline seat-back pocket for easy access. Use with the Air Porter Carry-On Bag (sold separately). 

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All our products are crafted locally in our workshop by the most skilled sewing team in San Francisco.



  • Black nylon or waxed canvas base
  • Oil-tanned full-grain leather
  • More details here

Dimensions & Weight:

  • 12.9" iPad Pro Size:
    13.25" (l) x 1.25" (w) x 9.5" (h); 8 oz.
    33.65 (l) x 3.27 (w) x 24.13 (h); 227 gm
  • 11" iPad Pro Size (image shown):
    12" (l) x 1.25" (w) x 8" (h); 5 oz.
    30.48 (l) x 3.17 (w) x 20.32 (h) cm; 142 gm
  • iPad/iPad Air Size:
    12" (l) x 1.25" (w) x 8" (h); 5 oz.
    30.48 (l) x 3.17 (w) x 20.32 (h) cm; 142 gm
  • iPad Mini Size:
    8.87" (l) x 1.25" (w) x 6.37" (h); 4.5 oz.
    22.52 (l) x 3.17 (w) x 16.17 (h) cm; 127 gm


  • Bright lining so you can see contents easily in dim light.
  • Secure self-locking zipper that opens three-quarters for easy access.
  • Organizational pockets throughout carry the bare essentials for a flight.
  • Padded tablet compartment adds extra protection for tablets without covers.
  • Designed to fit in airline seat pockets, it can go inside bigger bags, or used on its own.
  • Can be used with the Air Porter Carry-on Bag and fits in the front pocket.

This product was designed with customers who gave input from idea to production as part of the Air Porter Carry-on bag. See the process here.

  • Domestic: Product qualifies for USPS First Class shipping ($5).  Details.
  • International: 2-3 business day delivery. Country duty/tax calculated at Checkout. Details.

Customer Reviews

Based on 125 reviews
Matthew D. (Victoria, Australia)
Very useful

Nice, thoughtfully designed. Able to carry iPad with case plus cables, airpods, sunglasses and small charger. Protects the device in my bag and good way to organise everything. I can see myself using this a lot when I’m on the go with just my iPad (or travelling of course!).

Christie K. (Singapore)
Pretty much perfect

When I'm not headed to the gym after work, all I carry to office is my Air Caddy. Fits my earbuds, phone(s), wallet, coin pouch, company pass, ipad mini, apple pencil, and a few pieces of paper (folded). I bought the ipad sized Air Caddy as I wanted more room. The black ballistic looks very professional and bomb proof.

P.S can the sign off be Mark C instead of Christie?

Carlos M. (California, United States)
I loved the Air Caddy so much we now have 3!

The Air Caddy works very well. It holds our iPad 11s perfectly with all of our accessories - pencil, charger and cables. Love them!

steven (California, United States)
Waterfield does it again

Replaced my iPad Mini with the new version, so of course went to Waterfield for a suitable case. I chose an Air Caddy in leather. As always, the quality of construction is unmatched - my Mini fits nicely, there is enough room for Pencil, a pad of sticky notes, a pen, charger and a couple cables, without being overly bulky. The case fits nicely in my Outback Duo briefcase or backpack, and is also suitable for carrying by itself when I need to make a quick trip to another building.

Gary and team clearly have listened to customers and designed to spec. That coupled with their focus on quality keeps me coming back for more.

James A. (Virginia, United States)
Perfect for Taking My Mini iPad on the Road

Great product. Well made. It protects my iPad mini perfectly when I’m traveling.

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Waterfield Air Porter carry-on bag review

Gadgeteer - December 16, 2017

"The Waterfield Air Porter carry-on bag is a perfect bag for traveling. It’s large enough for just about anything you want to carry, yet small enough to fit under airline seats for easy reach."

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Waterfield Designs Air Porter Review: Your New Carry-On

GottaBeMobile - November 14, 2017

"This is the ultimate carry on bag for frequent fliers. No more choosing between legroom and a laptop bag when you fly."

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The WaterField Air Porter and Air Caddy Are Great… but Is WaterField Making a Mistake?

GearDiary - November 13, 2017

"Waterfield set out to make a great travel bag and … mission accomplished. Whether you only get the Air Porter or you get the Air Porter in combination with the Air Caddy, you are sure to appreciate the design, the craftsmanship and, most importantly, the functionality of this Waterfield offering; both are great for travel."

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The Air Porter from Waterfield Designs

Joe Cieplinski - October 26, 2017

"If you’re in the market for a travel carry-on that’s designed with a ton of thought and attention to detail, that’s made in America by people who are paid decent wages, and that will last for many years to come (I’m about to enter year 8 for my Muzetto) the Air Porter is certainly worth a look."

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WaterField Designs Air Porter review: The bag for business travelers

ZDNet - September 25, 2017

"The WaterField Designs Air Porter was created in collaboration with customers who travel and is perfect for those who find themselves on airplanes to get work done."


The Air Caddy works in tandem with the Air Porter and can also be ordered separately. The following devices can fit in the Air Caddy's padded compartment: 

  1. 12.9" iPad Pro Size
    • 12.9" iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard
    • Other similarly-sized tablets
  2. 11" iPad Pro Size: 
    • 11" iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard
    • Other similarly-sized tablets
  3. NEW iPad / iPad Air Size: 
    • iPad / iPad Air with Magic Keyboard
    • Other similarly-sized tablets
  4. iPad Mini Size:  (*NOTE: no dedicated Apple Pencil pocket)
    • iPad Mini
    • Other similarly-sized tablets


Keep frequently-accessed items in the seat pocket in front of you

"There aren’t many seat pocket organizers out there and this one is perfect. The gold lining makes everything easy to see and the size fits everything I need in-flight." - Linfa

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