Check in baggage
There are 4 different classes of international travel- Economy, Premium Economy, Business and La Premiere. Check-in baggage allowance for these classes is respectively 1 bag of 23 kg, 2 bags of 23 kg each, 2 bags of 32 kg each and 3 bags of 32 kgs each. FlyingBlue members (including Silver, Gold, Platinum, Elite and Elite Plus members) are allowed an additional baggage of 23 kgs for economy and premium economy cabin class and 32 kg for business and la premiere classes. Dimension of each bag shall not exceed 158 cm.
In case you have bought a mini price ticket, then there is no allowance for check-in luggage, meaning that check in baggage is not free. However, you can book the baggage online. Only FlyingBlue Elite and Elite Plus are allowed one bag of 23 kg.
For certain destinations in Africa and on select routes, in economy class cabin, there are 2 checked in baggage allowed.
For flights within metropolitan France, allowance depends on type of fare classes- Basic, Basic+, Smart and Flex. All fare classes, except Basic, are allowed 1 bag of 23 kg. FlyingBlue (+Silver, Gold, PLatinum, Elite, Elite plus) are allowed one additional bag of 23 kg.
Extra fee for check in baggage
If your baggage is overweight, over-sized or more than the freely allowed baggage, then Air France will charge you extra fee for it. For the purpose of determining the quantum of these charges, Air France has divided its flights into 8 different regional sectors and charges vary depending on whether the bags are overweight, oversized or more than free allowance.
Carry on / Hand baggage
How much of hand baggage can be taken free of cost on Air France is dependent on flights region and cabin class of travel.
For the intercontinental, Caribbean or Indian Ocean flights:
Economy travelers are allowed bags of dimension, 55, 35 and 25 cms (l, b, h), 1 accessory bag is allowed (laptop, notebook, computer, camera, etc) and the Max total weight is 12 kgs.
Premium Economy travelers are allowed 2 bags of abovesaid dimenions, 1 accessory and total max weight allowed is 18 kgs.
For Business and First Class travelers as well, the rules mentioned for the Premium Economy travelers apply.
For the flights within Europe, North Africa or Israel:
Economy travelers are allowed 1 bag of 55, 35 and 25 cms (l, b, h), 1 accessory bag and max weight of both these shall not exceed 12 kgs.
Premium Economy travelers also have same rules as that of Economy travelers.
Business class travelers are allowed 2 bags with each bag of abovesaid dimensions, 1 accessory bag and the maximum total weight of these bags is 18 kgs.
For flights within France,
Economy class travelers are allowed 1 bag of 55, 35 and 25 cms (l,b,h), 1 accessory bag and max weight of bags being 12 kg.
You can also carry an additional bag of duty free items per person in the cabin.
For carrying an infant in lap, 1 additional baggage is allowed free of cost. Dimensions shall be 55, 35 and 25 cms and weight 12 kgs. A small stroller of 15, 30, 100 cms is allowed free of cost. Others can be kept as checked baggage.
You are also allowed to carry liquids in 28 EU countries and 50 other countries so long as it is carried in 100 ml quantity per product and are placed in clear and sealed plastic bag with max volume of 1 litre. However,, if there are certain liquids which a passenger has to take as medicine, including the nutritional substances and baby food, then these are allowed without any restriction.
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