Air France Baggage

Carry-On Allowances

Your carry-on allowance depends on your destination and the cabin you are traveling in. Click here to find out your baggage allowance.

Baggage allowance for children under 2 years of age
If you are traveling with an infant on your lap, you can bring 1 additional small baggage item. It must weigh less than 12 kg (26.4 lb) and measure less than 55cm x 25cm x 35cm (21.6" x 9.8" x 13.7").
Your valuable and fragile items
Transport your valuable and fragile items in the cabin.

Below is a list of items best transported in the cabin:
Valuable items: keys, mobile telephones (turned off), ID papers, important documents, money, valuable objects, jewelry, etc.,
Necessities: medicine, etc.
Fragile items: cameras, IT material (turned off), artwork, dishes, etc.

REMINDER: Bulkhead seats do not have underseat storage during take-off and landing.
Read Bulkheads Explained

Checked Baggage Allowance

The allowance type, by weight or number of items, and the amount charged varies according to your destination, class of service, and frequent flyer status.

Air France provides each passenger with the baggage allowance for their particular trip on the electronic ticket and Trip Summary. You can also enter your flight information into the Air France baggage allowance calculator to verify your allowed number of bags. For all passengers, each baggage item must not exceed 23 kg and must not measure more than 158 cm (length + width + height). Bags over 23 kg or extra pieces of baggage will incur an extra fee.

Note: Pieces of baggage over 32 kg require prior authorization.

Excess, Overweight, Oversize Baggage Fees

Whatever your allowance type, the dimensions of your baggage must not exceed total dimensions of 62 in/158 cm (height + length + width).

If you wish to transport baggage items that are heavier than the specified limit, or an additional baggage item, you must pay a supplement at check-in.

Special Baggage

Wheelchairs must be labeled and placed in adequate protective covering.
You may transport up to 2 wheelchairs free of charge in the hold.

Air France does allow the transport of hunting rifles for sport use, ammunition, and musical instruments. These items are subject to special allowances and regulations. Please contact Air France directly if you plan on traveling with a specialty item, and visit their Special Baggage Information Page for more information.

You can also buy your additional baggage allowance in advance when you check in online and take advantage of discounts of up to 20% off. Please contact Air France directly or visit their Special Baggage Information Page for more information.

Sports Equipment

Contact Air France directly or visit their Sporting Equipment Page for more information.

CPAP Devices:

The use of personal oxygen or breathing gas tanks on board is prohibited. Oxygen or breathing gas tanks or devices containing such tanks, for medical use are allowed in the cabin but not in the hold. Prior approval is needed. Maximum authorized gross weight by tank is 5 kg.