Fares. Hand luggage allowance. Checked baggage allowance. Excess baggage charges. Carriage of sports equipment. Carriage of musical instruments. Carriage of pets (dogs, cats, birds).
And other useful information about Air France. Last update 15.05.2019. Sources of information for this page: Air France Hand Baggage, Air France Checked Baggage, Air France Additional Baggage, Air France Baggage Calculator, Air France Travelling with Pets, Air France Carriage of Sports Equipment, Air France Carriage of other Special Baggage (Rifles and Musical Instruments). Airlines constantly change their policies, so please visit the relevant web page of the airline in question in order to obtain up-to-date information from the first-hand.
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! If the chosen fare allows, you can receive a reduction on your child's flight ticket: 15% on short- and 33% on medium- and long-haul flights. Children under 2 years can travel on your lap at no extra charge on flights within metropolitan France.
|1 piece of carry-on
baggage with the sum of three dimensions 115 cm (55x35x25
cm) + Air France allows to take on board small personal items* (40x30x15 cm, umbrella, handbag,
briefcase, books, laptop, camcorder,
camera, bag with Duty Free purchases and so on).
* Please note, that the weight of your accessory will increase the weigh of your hand luggage and that a garment bag is considered to be a standard baggage item and not an accessory.
For an infant (children under the age of 2) in addition to your carry-on baggage, you can take on board diapers and baby food for the duration of the flight.
Collapsible strollers and car seats are carried free of charge as carry-on baggage or as checked baggage, you can continue to use them until the moment of boarding the plane.
Hand baggage for infants (under 2 years) traveling in their own seats is the same as that of an adult, and for infants traveling on your lap — max 12 kg (+, with the exception of Light / Basic fare, additionally up to 10 kg of checked baggage). Narrow collapsible strollers with measurement not exceeding 100x30x15 см are carried in the cabin in addition to your child's luggage*, other types of collapsible strollers replace hand luggage of a child and their dimensions must not exceed 55x35x25 см.
* This service available n long-haul flights, except between metropolitan France and Cayenne, Fort-de-France, Havana, Mauritius, Pointe-à-Pitre, Punta Cana, Reunion, Saint-Martin and Santo Domingo.
Passengers with special needs or persons needing help of the airline staff must notify the airline at the time of booking or not later than 48 hours before departure by contacting Saphir Assistance For Passengers With Reduced Mobility.
Passengers with reduced mobility can carry a maximum of two manual or powered mobility aids (including wheelchairs) free of charge. Crutches, walkers, canes, folding mechanical wheelchairs, etc. are usually transported in the cabin, if this is not possible, they can in any case be used until boarding. Information on requirements for powered wheelchairs / other electric mobility aids can be obtained on the Air France website or by contacting the airline's support service; the consent of the airline is required to transport this type of items.
! Below is the combined weight of all hand luggage items, including accessories (small personal items).
|Economy||Light / Basic||12 kg|
|Business||x||2x 18 kg|
|La Première||x||x||2x 18 kg|
The sum of three dimensions of any item of checked baggage must not be larger than 158 cm.
|Economy||Light / Basic||—||—||x|
|other fares||1x 23 kg||1x 23 kg||1x 23 kg (exceptions: to/from Addis Ababa 2x 23 kg)|
|Premium||x||x||2x 23 kg|
|Business||x||2x 32 kg|
|La Première||x||x||3x 32 kg|
|Fees for excess (extra) baggage on
Standard piece of baggage of 23 kg, overweight between 23 and 32 kg, oversized — 158 and 300 cm
In order to find out the exact fees of excess baggage for your route please use Air France Baggage Calculator
Price in € for flights departing from Europe, in CAD for flights departing from Canada, in $ for flights departing from the United States and all other countries, online / at the airport.
|Economy||Light / Basic||€20 / 35||€25 / 35||—|
|other fares||€45 / 70||€45 / 70||$80 / 100|
|Premium||x||x||€160 / 200, to / from US $228 / 285, to / from Canada CAD 264 / 330|
|Business||x||€45 / 70|
|Overweight baggage||€70||€70||€75, $75-100, CAD 90-120|
|Oversized baggage||€40||€75||€250, $300, CAD 345-360|
|Pets (dogs, cats) may be carried
in the aircraft cabin. The size of the soft-sided bag must
not exceed 98 cm in the sum of three dimensions (46x28x24
cm) or 46x28x20 cm for hard container,
the weight of the container (with pet/pets) must not exceed
! Air France no longer accepts pets in the Business cabin on intercontinental flights.
Flights within the Caribbean €30 (excluding flights from and to Miami €55).
|Pets (birds) carried in
the baggage compartment on Air France flights, the weight of the container
(with pet/pets) must not exceed 75 kg (32 kg
! Air France won't carry your snub-nosed animals (such as pugs, boxers, bulldogs and Shih Tzu dogs, or Persian and Burmese cats) in the cargo hold. A longer list can be found on page Carriage of Pets by European Airlines.
Flights within the Caribbean €75.
|! Special baggage (more than 158 cm, more than 32 kg, fragile items etc.): you must notify Air France not later than 48 hours before the scheduled time of departure, Air France customer service.|
|Skiing (snow or water), snowboard, diving, surfing,
golf, fishing equipment, hunting and sport rifles*, scooters not exceeding
baggage allowance (23 kg / 32 kg and 300cm in length)
considered standard baggage items and included
in the baggage allowance.
If the weight or number of items exceed the weight / number of items allowed under your baggage allowance, the excess weight charge must be paid.
|Bikes and tandems (container max 120x90 cm), scuba tanks,
short- / medium- / long-haul:
€40 / €55-65 / €100-125 ($150)
|Surf, kitesurf, bodysurf, windsurf boards and longboards
up to 300 cm and 23 kg considered standard baggage and
included in the baggage allowance.
On flights to/from United States, Canada or Mexico for
boards between 107 and 300 cm (max 23 kg):
€65-125 ($150) depending on geographical zone
|* require notification of Air France customer service not later than 48 hrs before scheduled departure|
|Musical instruments are
considered to be standard baggage items and as such are included in the baggage allowance:
small instruments under 115 cm (violin, guitar, bugle, etc.) can be transported instead of
and the larger ones (up to 32 kg, cello, bass and so on) — as checked baggage.
Musical instruments over 32 kg or 300 cm are accepted for carriage in the hold only with prior approval from Air France customer service department.
When carried in the passenger's seat, the max weight of an instrument must not exceed 46 kg.
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