Air Austral baggage policy and allowance

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Air Austral

Zone Airportuaire Airport Roland Garros F-94138 Saint Marie, Reunion, Saint Marie, Reunion, F-94138

Phone : +262 262 931 010

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Find the complete guide of the Air Austral baggage policy and allowance baggage policy. Air Austral baggage policy and allowance baggage policy, allowance, fees, restrictions, and charges.

Headquarter: France

Air Austral is a French airline Using its Own Headquarters and main base of operations in Roland Garros Airport in Sainte-Marie, Réunion, France.

It operates scheduled services from Réunion to metropolitan France, South Africa, Thailand, India, and several destinations in the Indian Ocean. The business has 900 employees.

This is a list of destinations served by Air Austral as of May 2017: Moroni, Dzaoudzi, Marseille, Paris, Saint-Denis, Saint-Pierre, Chennai, Antananarivo, Ivato Airport, Nosy Be, Toamasina, Port Louis, Mahé, Johannesburg and Bangkok.

Carry-on Baggage Allowance







55.00 cm

40.00 cm

20.00 cm



21.50 in*

15.50 in*

7.75 in*



Carry-on Rules

Maximum size

Carry-on baggage: strong or flexible tote (sports bag for example) solid or flexible bag (sports bag for example) which isn't assessed in the hold. The maximum free hand-baggage allowance plus your personal item is 10 kg. Cartons and boxes aren't regarded as"bags".

Only one carry-on luggage which fits the following requirements:

  • Duration max: 55cm
  • Height max: 45cm
  • Width max: 20cm

One personal item: laptop-sized bag, handbag, or briefcase.

Practical Information

  • Tag your luggage outside and inside with your: full name and surname, mobile number, and your address at the destination, email;
  • Check-in as many items as possible on your checked-baggage and maintain in your hand-baggage just what you absolutely need to your comfort during your flight;
  • Pack in your hand-baggage the valuable things, significant files, jewels, and money: travel documents, keys, cameras.
  • Do not take under your responsibility any baggage of unknown individuals.

Baggage Allowance and Fees

Are you planning to fly with Air Austral? Find solution's you need to know about Air Austral baggage allowance, fees and charges and restrictions.

Carry-On Baggage

Air Austral passengers are permitted to bring on-board the aircraft one piece of cabin baggage, plus one personal item, such as a briefcase, camera bag or small backpack. Your carry-on baggage should fit into the Air Austral overhead bins or under the seat in front of you.

Carry-on baggage cannot exceed 114 centimetres in combined width, length and height; this includes any wheels and handles– with the exception of some of the musical instruments that fit in the Air Austral overhead compartment space or under-seat space available at the time of boarding.

Baggage must meet carry on size limits of Air Austral.

Due to limited overhead space, Air Austral passengers travelling on flights with 50 seats or less are only permitted to carry one personal item on-board the Air Austral aircraft.

Limits apply on certain routes. Visit the Air Austral website for more information.


No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

However, this varies across airports. Visit the Air Austral website for more information.

Checked Baggage

When travelling with Air Austral, the most common fees for passengers travelling in a domestic, Air Austral may charge some of the extra fees for extra baggage the information given on Air Austral official site

This may wary between routes. Visit the Air Austral website for more information.

Excess Baggage

When travelling with Air Austral, separate excess baggage fees are applied for each limitation you exceed size, weight and quantity. Generally, this varies between geographic regions. Please visit the Air Austral website for more information and exact fees.

Special Items

Air Austral permit a wide range of sporting equipment and special baggage on Air Austral flights. Due to the size of baggage, some of the items may be counted as a standard checked bags. However, Air Austral will be considered as overweight or oversized items. As such, charges and certain restrictions will apply by Air Austral. Please visit the Air Austral website directly.

Air Austral on and bringing pets on board.

Dogs, cats and household birds (birds are only allowed on domestic Reunion flights) can be carried on-board for $125 one way to/ from most destinations. The fee is $200 for travel outside the Reunion.

The pets must fit within a carrier box that, in turn, fits under the seat in front. The carrier counts as one piece of Air Austral carry-on luggage.

Air Austral carry on and Air Austral prohibited items.

Items that are not permitted in your Air Austral flights cabin baggage include:

  • Hoverboards,
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7,
  • Fireworks,
  • Bleach,
  • Firearms.

Air Austral baggage policy and allowance FAQ's

1. What is Air Austral' checked baggage / hold luggage policy?

Air Austral' standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:

  • 2 bags standard, up to 10 bags maximum (up to 4 bags on Air Austral Connection)
  • Maximum dimensions: 62 inches or 157 centimeters (length + width + height).
  • Maximum weight: 50 pounds or 23 kilograms.

Excess baggage fees
Checking excess baggage, meaning three or more bags per passenger, on Air Austral flights will cost $85-$95 per bag.

Overweight baggage fees
Overweight and Oversized bags is considered any bag weighing more than 50lbs. The fees for checking overweight baggage on Air Austral are charged in addition to any standard, excess or oversized baggage fees. Bags weighing more than 99lbs are not accepted as checked luggage on Air Austral.

Oversized baggage fees
Most bags with a sum of weight, length, and height of larger than 62 inches will be considered oversized. Air Austral oversized baggage fees are charged in addition to any standard, excess, or overweight fee.

2. Are there fees for baggage on Air Austral?

Yes, fees might apply. They are determined by the type of fare you purchased, your destination, if you are an active Reunion military personnel and/or dependent, if you have status with Air Austral' frequent flyer program, status with an affiliated carrier, or if you have a Air Austral sponsored credit/charge card.