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Hand Baggage Policy
Detailed hand baggage policy/rules and regulations are described below.
Number of baggage items
The total number of baggage items that customers can bring with them depends on their travel cabin.
Customers can bring 1 or 2 hand baggage items according to their flight cabin with one accessory. For more details, use your baggage calculator to find out what you exactly need to bring.
SIZE LIMIT OF HAND BAGGAGE
The Hand baggage that you are going to carry with you must not exceed the dimension of : 55 x 35 x 25 cm / 21.7 x 13.8 x 9.9 inches (including pockets, wheels and handles).
If you are not sure what is the right size? You can use the bag check basket, which is available for you at the airport, in the baggage, check-in drop-off and boarding areas. Staff at airport will also check the size of your hand baggage before you board. Any non-compliant baggage items must be checked in and transported in the hold. Charges may apply.
WEIGHT LIMIT OF HAND BAGGAGE
The collective weight of your accessory and hand baggage item must not be more than 12 kg / 26 lb or 18 kg / 39.7 lb, depends on your travel cabin.
Your ticket shows your travel cabin.
Calculator also indicates the exact weight allowed on your trip.
For your convenience and safety, if your flight is full or it depends on the type of aircraft, carrying on your hand baggage on board may not be possible, even with the correct dimensions and weight. It will be checked and carried it in the hold, free of charge.
ACCESSORIES ALLOWED IN THE CABIN
Along with your hand baggage, you can also bring 1 personal accessory which must be within the following dimensions: 40 x 30 x 15 cm / 16 x 12 x 6 in.
You can opt to bring one of the following:
- 1 briefcase
- Or 1 handbag
- Or 1 small bag for a computer, notebook, camera or any electronic device
Your accessory must be adjustable easily below the seat in front of you unless your seat is in emergency exit row. In this case, you must place your accessory in the overhead storage bin.
ADDITIONAL ITEMS YOU MAY TAKE ON BOARD…
– Coat, Jacket or other clothes you are wearing,
– Duty-free items that are purchased at the airport or on your flight.
– Children’s accessories e.g car seat, a collapsible stroller*, diaper bag (visit the Family and children section of the website),
– Medical equipment ( crutches, collapsible wheelchair*, etc).Please note: a garment bag counts as a standard item of hand baggage, not an accessory.
Subject to the space available on board. If required, customer’s baggage will be placed in the hold, without any charge.
LIQUID GOODS PERMITTED IN THE CABIN
Passengers can transport liquid items in their hand baggage, provided they respect these rules:
- Containers must be in a clear and sealed plastic bag
- Volume of the bag must not be more than 1 liter / 34.8 fl. oz.
- Each container in the bag must not be more than 100 ml / 3.4 fl. oz.
- Dimensions of the bag must not be larger than 20 x 20 cm / 7.8 x 7.8 in
Please note: each passenger can bring 1 clear plastic bag.
Certain liquids are acceptable without any restrictions (medicine, baby foods etc.). Please check the Prohibited and regulated goodspage.
Passengers must place the hand baggage in the overhead storage bins that are above their seat.
Personal item must be placed under the seat in front of you, unless your seat is in emergency exit row. In this case, the accessory must be placed in the overhead storage bin.
Those rules may differ from the Air France baggage rules. Air France recommends to you to abide by the most restrictive rules for the whole of your trip.
The main objective of writing this article is to give customers a comprehensive picture of hand baggage rules of Air France. Policy has been discussed in detail in the article.
Airline recommends customers to respect the rules. In case of connecting flights, passengers should check and abide by the rules set by the another air line in this regard.
Weight limit of hand baggage is 12 kg / 26 lb or 18 kg / 39.7 lb, depends on your travel cabin. the size limit. The size limit of the hand baggage is 55 x 35 x 25 cm / 21.7 x 13.8 x 9.9 in (including pockets, wheels and handles).
The details of liquid goods are also described in terms of the volume and dimensions of bag, for more clarity, image is also attached with description.