Air France Airlines Baggage Policy – Carry-On & Checked Baggage

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Last updated on March 21st, 2024 at 03:10 pm

Air France recommends that hand baggage and personal item belongings are not heavier than 12kg/26.4lb in the economy cabin. For more information about Air France Baggage Policy, read below. The information about the cabin is included on the ticket. In the premium economy, La Premiere, or business cabins, hand baggage should not weigh more than 18 kg/40lb.

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What is the Baggage Policy of Air France?

Different Airlines offer different baggage capacities. The same is true with Air France. The airline has other policies for carry-on as well as checked-in baggage. The allowance for the baggage also depends on the fare type purchased by the customer. To get the details, read the policies mentioned below.

Carry-On baggage

The carry-on baggage/hand baggage allowance entirely depends on the fare of the class the customer has booked. Every airline has specific dimensions and weights for the carry-on luggage that should not exceed.

  • Air France allows the customer to carry hand luggage for the economy cabin weighing 12kg/26.4 lb.
  • The dimension of the luggage should not exceed: 55 x 35 x 25 cm/21.6 x 13.7 x 9.8
  • Air France allows their premium economy customers to carry hand luggage weighing 18kg/40 lb.
Cabin classWeightNumber of baggage
Economy12kg/26.4 lb1
Premium economy/business18kg/40 lb1

Checked in baggage

As per Air France Airlines, a particular free checked-in baggage weight is given to the traveler; however, it can be different for the individual depending on the cabin class the customer chooses.

There Are Four Different Cabin Classes On The Air France

  • Economy cabin
  • Premium economy cabin
  • Business cabin
  • La premiere cabin
Cabin classweightNumber of baggage
Economy cabin23kg/50 lb2
Premium economy cabin23kg/50 lb2
Business Economy cabin32kg/70 lb2
La premiere cabin32kg/70 lb3

Air France Excess Baggage Policy – Know Before You Fly

As per Air France, the customer can carry a bag measuring 158 cm/62.2. If the baggage exceeds the dimensions, the customer will have to pay extra for the baggage. The extra amount depends on the cabin class.

Oversized baggage option

If the size of the baggage exceeds 158 cm/62.2, but the baggage is under the dimensions of 300 cm/118. The passenger has to pay an extra charge to carry the baggage

if the size of the baggage exceeds the dimensions of 300 cm/118, the baggage will be shifted to the oversized baggage counter at the airport

Overweight baggage option

As per the Air France Airlines Baggage Policy, if the weight of the baggage exceeds the limit given according to the cabin class the customer bought, the customer has to pay the extra charges, and the overweight baggage fee depends on the trip.

Weight included free of charge as part of the passenger’s ticket

The passenger’s maximum baggage weight can be 23kg/50 lb. if the ticket purchased by the passenger is of the economy or premium economy class cabin and 32kg/70 lb. for the passengers bought business or La premiere class cabin

Prohibited Baggage and Wrapping

As per Air France Airlines, plastic bags soft in nature are prohibited on the flight, and the stuff packed with household stretch films, also known as rudimentary, are also prohibited on Air France Airlines as these types of baggage can damage airport facilities and disrupt baggage transit.

Note: the baggage is not in good condition or damaged. Otherwise, if it is not packed properly or poorly packed, it will be refused.

Frequently Asked Questions

As per the policy of Air France baggage policy, a customer travelling in an economy class cabin can carry hand luggage of 12kgs/26.4 lb, and if travelling in business class, premium economy class cabin or La premiere cabin can take up to 18kg/40 lb.
Checked-in baggage weight allowance can be 23kg/50 lb. for both economy as well as premium economy cabins and 32kg/70 lb. for business cabins including two bags, and for La premiere cabins, it is 32kg/70 lb. including three bags.

As per the policy of Air France, the passenger traveling in the economy class cabin can take only one hand baggage and one personal item, but if the passenger is traveling in premium economy, business class cabin, or La premiere cabin, then the passenger can carry two hand baggage and two personal items.

As per the policy of Air France baggage policy, passengers can take two bags as hand luggage if the cabin booked by the passenger is a premium economy business class cabin or La premiere cabin. The passenger traveling in these cabins can take two bags and one personal item as hand luggage.

The passenger travelling in the economy class cabin can only travel with a single bag as hand baggage and cannot take any personal item.

The number of checked-in baggage that is allowed by the passenger of the Economy cabin is 0- 2 checked-in baggage items.

The number of checked-in baggage that is allowed by the passenger of a premium Economy cabin is 0- 2 checked-in baggage items.

If the baggage weight is more than the given limit, the passenger will have to pay additional charges for overweight baggage.

If the size of the baggage is more than 300 cm/118, it will be regarded as oversized baggage, and the passenger has to pay an extra fee to carry oversized baggage.

If the passengers have bought from economy or premium economy class cabins. The maximum baggage weight, which is regarded as free of charge as a part of a passenger's ticket, is 23kg/50 lb. If the passengers have purchased business or La Premiere class cabins, then the maximum baggage weight, which is regarded as free of charge as a part of the passenger ticket, is 32kg/70 lb.

The weight that is allowed to carry hand luggage in the economy cabin in Air France by passengers is 12kg/26.4 lb.

The weight that is permitted to carry hand luggage for premium economy customers in Air France is 18kg/40 lb.

According to Air France, you can carry a bag measuring 158 cm/62.2. If your baggage exceeds the dimensions mentioned, an extra charge has to be paid for the baggage. The extra charge can vary because it is assigned based on your cabin class.

The kind of package that is not authorized on Air France is soft plastic bags and packaging made from rudimentary items (for the instance-household stretch film). Any sort of package that is visibly damaged, packed poorly, or not in compliance will not be authorized.

Additional items that you can take on board can be a jacket, coat, or any other clothing item that you might be wearing, duty-free time that is purchased on board or at the airport, umbrella, children's accessories, which comprises strollers, diaper bags, car seats can be brought on board.

The number of checked-in baggage that is allowed by the passenger of the Business cabin is 0- 2 checked-in baggage items.

The number of checked-in baggage that is allowed by the passenger of La Premiere cabin is 3 checked-in baggage.

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