Cabin Baggage

Cabin Baggage
Last update: 14 Nov 2016
Cabin Baggage

Baggage type: Cabin Baggage

Max allowed size (Height x Length x Width):
55 x 45 x 20cm / 21,5 x 18 x 7,8in

Height: 55cm / 21,5 in

Length: 45cm /18in

Width: 20cm / 7,8in

Max allowed weight: 10kg / 22lbs

Number of baggages: 1

Allowance

Also You can carry one additional item like laptop, small bag or umbrella.

Notes

Practical tips:

  • Label your bag outside and inside with your : full name and surname, cell number, plus your address at destination, email;
  • Pack in your hand-baggage the valuable items, important documents, jewels and money : travel documents, keys, cameras,...;
  • Check in as many items as possible in your checked-baggage and keep in your hand-baggage only what you absolutely need for your comfort during the flight;
  • Do not take under your responsability any baggage of unknown person.
  • Keep medication and medication orders.
Prohibited

Prohibited items in your hand-baggage are :

  • Firearms;
  • any offensive weapon : truncheon, bludgeon, collector guns, bats, golf clubs, ...
  • knives and any cutting item : saber, swords, hunting knives, collector knives items for martial arts, professional tools and other knives with blades;
  • disabling or incapacitating goods;
  • explosives, ammunition, flammable liquids and corrosive goods: any corrosive or toxic substances, including gas, compressed or not;
  • Items of all kinds which can reasonably make believe that they are offensive weapons.
  • Other items, such as ice picks alpenstocks, straight razors, scissors.

If security staff finds any prohibited item in your hand-baggage, it will be removed and then, destroyed.

Detailed baggage fees on the official Air Austral site »
Full baggage policy on the official Air Austral site »

Checked baggage ( LONG-HAUL FLIGHTS)

Checked baggage, luggage, allowance, limits
Last update: 14 Nov 2016
Checked baggage ( LONG-HAUL FLIGHTS)

Baggage type: Checked Baggage

Travel class: Loisirs

Max allowed weight: 25kg / 55lbs

Allowance

If You are flying with Confort Class ticket, the allowance - 35kg / 77lb total. 

If You are traveling with Club Austral ticket, then allowance -  40kg / 88lb total.

Notes

Air Austral suggests a baggage allowance. The number has no importance in this case, only the combined total weight matters. Your free checked-baggage allowance is mentioned on your e-ticket.

For example : for a flight Reunion-Paris, Loisirs class, your free checked-baggage allowance is 25 kg. You can travel with 2 pieces of baggage : one weighing 12kg and the other 13kg, or less.

Detailed baggage fees on the official Air Austral site »
Full baggage policy on the official Air Austral site »

Checked baggage (REGIONAL FLIGHTS)

Checked baggage (REGIONAL FLIGHTS)
Last update: 14 Nov 2016
Checked baggage (REGIONAL FLIGHTS)

Baggage type: Checked Baggage

Travel class: Loisirs

Max allowed weight: 25kg / 55lbs

Allowance

If You are flying with Confort Class ticket, the allowance - 30kg / 66lb total. 

If You are traveling with Club Austral ticket, then allowance -  40kg / 88lb total.

Notes

Air Austral suggests a baggage allowance. The number has no importance in this case, only the combined total weight matters. Your free checked-baggage allowance is mentioned on your e-ticket.

For example : for a flight Reunion-Paris, Loisirs class, your free checked-baggage allowance is 25 kg. You can travel with 2 pieces of baggage : one weighing 12kg and the other 13kg, or less.

Detailed baggage fees on the official Air Austral site »
Full baggage policy on the official Air Austral site »

Summary

Summary
Last update: 23 Nov 2016

Air Austral is one of France’s leading airlines with a focus on getting passengers to most of the popular tourist destination across the world. For this reason, it has a comprehensive coverage of routes covering most of Europe, America, and Africa. Therefore, its baggage policy is structured to cater to the needs of its diverse clientele spread across the world.

 Checked Baggage Allowance

The airline's checked baggage allowance is segmented to reflect the requirements for the long haul flights and the regional flights with consideration for the class a passenger is traveling on. In the long haul flights, passengers traveling on the Loisir Class are allowed checked baggage of 25 kg, those on the Confort Class are allowed checked baggage of 30 kg while those on the Club Austral Class are allowed checked baggage of 40 kg.

Air Austral's passengers on the regional flights enjoy the same checked baggage weight allowance save for those on the Confort class who are only allowed 30 kg of checked baggage. For this airline, the number of pieces of baggage a passenger can carry is limited by whether the maximum weight of the baggage is within the limits outlined. However, it is also vital for travelers to heed that the maximum weight they are allowed for every piece of checked baggage is 32kg for all other routes and 30kg for routes to and from Thailand while the dimesnsions of the baggage must not exceed 300cm. Passengers traveling with infants will be able to pack an extra 10kg of checked baggage free of charge in addition to a single push chair for the baby. This applies only if the passenger is booked on a special infant discount.

Carry-On baggage

When it comes to carry on baggage the passenegrs are limited to weight allowance of 10kg which is inclusive of other personal items brought along. The luggage should not exceed dimensions of 55cm x 45cm x 20 cm. Perosnal items may include a laptop, briefcase, reading material or an overcoat and it highly advised that the passenger pack in the hand luggage items like important business documents, jewels, money, keys , cameras and other valuables. Excess baggage will attract extra fees, as determined by the airline for both the hand luggage and the checked baggage.

Baggage Claim

Any claims for baggage whether it is for lost baggage, delayed baggage or damaged baggage should be filed with the airline immediately for follow up and timely assistance. 

Restricted Items

Liquids carried on board should be limited to containers of 100ml and should be carried separately in clear plastic bags that can be resealed with dimesnions not exceeding 20cm x 20cm. It is required that such bags be presented to security for checking at the security checkpoints. These restrictions do not apply to medication in liquid form as long as they are accompanied by a doctor’s prescription, any baby food that is in liquid form and duty free purchases made at airports as long as a proof of purchase is presented.

Finally, in the hand luggage passengers will not be allowed to carry any form of firearms, sharp objects with the potential to be used as weapons, explosives, radioactive substances and any form of flammable material. While on board, there is a category of items that are prohibited both on the passenger and in baggage. These items include; electronic cigarettes, explosives, compressed gasses, corrosives or oxidsers, toxic substances and radioactive goods.

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