Air France (AF / 057)


Airline Information:
Code: AF
Country: France

Air France is the French flag carrier headquartered in Tremblay-en-France. It is a subsidiary of the Air France-KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance.

Air France: Baggage

Note: Guideline only

Hand Luggage

The total number and size of hand baggage items you can bring depends on your travel cabin. Our calculator indicates exactly how many baggage items you can bring on your trip. 
Your hand baggage must not exceed the following dimensions: 55 x 35 x 25 cm / 21.7 x 13.8 x 9.9 in (including pockets, wheels and handles).
The combined weight of your hand baggage item and accessory must not exceed 12 kg / 26 lb or 18 kg / 39.7 lb, depending on your travel cabin. Your travel cabin is shown on your ticket.

In addition to your hand baggage, you can bring 1 personal accessory which should not exceed the following dimensions: 40 x 30 x 15 cm / 16 x 12 x 6 in.
You can choose to bring one of the following:

  • 1 handbag
  • Or 1 briefcase
  • Or 1 small bag for a notebook computer, camera or any other electronic device


You may bring the following items with you in the cabin and they do not count as your hand baggage or accessory: 
- Jacket, coat or other clothes you are wearing,
- Umbrella,
- Duty-free items purchased on your flight or at the airport,
- Accessories for children such as a collapsible stroller*, car seat, diaper bag (see the Family and children section of the website), 
Medical equipment (collapsible wheelchair*, crutches, etc).

Please note: a garment bag is considered as a standard hand baggage item, not as an accessory.

Checked Baggage

If you already booked your trip, please go to the “Your Reservations” section of the website. You will find personalized information about your baggage allowance based on your trip. This information is also indicated on your trip summary.
If you have not yet booked your trip, please use our baggage calculator. Simply enter your intended destination and travel cabin! 

The number of checked baggage items you can transport at no extra charge depends on your travel cabin, fare and Flying Blue status, if you are a member. 
Our baggage calculator shows you the exact number of baggage items permitted for your trip.


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Contact Details

Air France Call Centre

Work 0861 340 340
Work +27 (0)10 205 0100
Trading Hours

Mon-Fri: 08.00 am - 7.00 pm
Sat, Sun, Public Holidays: 09.00 am - 6.00 pm

Flying Blue - Toll Free

Work 0800 222 305
Trading Hours

French and English: available 24/7

Baggage Enquiries

Work + 27 (0)11 390 8559 (JHB)
Work +27 (0)21 936 3360 (CPT)
Trading Hours

7 days a week; 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM