Air Madagascar (MD / 258)


Airline Information:
Code: MD
Country: Madagascar

Air Madagascar is an airline based in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Air Madagascar - COVID-19 Travel Advisory

 Updated 28 April 2020


Air Madagascar: Baggage Information

Note: Guideline Only

The baggage on Air Madagascar flights are now governed by the piece concept. The volume of your cabin baggage is regulated. A display unit is available at the check-in for you to check. 

Hand baggage :

Different measures apply to the baggages a passenger can take into the cabin on Air Madagascar flights.

  • The maximum dimensions of cabin luggage piece are : L + w + h = 115 cm, (eg 55 + 45 + 15 or 55 + 40 + 20) ... and do not exceed the authorized weight of the deductible .
  • A garment bag is considered a standard cabin baggage. 
  • In  addition,  only  one  accessory  of  choice  (purse  but  not  a  bag,  slimline  laptop,  camera, suitcase ...) The  saddlebags  ultra-slim  laptops  must  be  of  a  size  and  thickness specially  designed  to carry a laptop and charger. The bags taht can carry other items such as documents and clothes will be refused. 
  • We recommend that you take all cash, jewellery, urgent medication and personal documents, or any other valuables with you into the cabin for security reasons.
  • The  piece  of  luggage  acceptance  outsized  in  cabin  is  subject  to  the  agreement  of  the Captain and / or Station Manager. A fee will be charged according to the cases

Baggage in the hold

- 32 kg for passengers in Business class on all of our networks (except on flights operated on ATR 42 and twin otter )
- 23 kg for passengers in economy class on long haul and regional flight.
- 20 kg for passengers in economy class on Domestic flights (except for tickets at promotional prices or discounts).

Please see the baggages allowance page for details.

Air Madagascar: Fleet & Route Information

Air Madagascar  operates:

  • 02 long-haul destinations: Paris, Marseille
  • 05 regional destinations:  Reunion, Mauritius, Comoros, Seychelles and Mayotte.
  • 11 domestic destinations, including main cities such as Tamatave, Fort-Dauphin and Tulear, and   major tourist cities of Nosy Be, Diego Suarez or Sainte Marie.

Key figure of air transport in the Indian Ocean region, Air Madagascar  has  extended offers through flights operated in code share with its partners :

  • Partnership with Air Mauritius allows  06 weekly flights between Antananarivo and Port Louis.
  • Partnership with Air Austral  allows daily flight between Antananarivo and Saint-Denis.
  • Partnership with Air Seychelles allows  services to Mahé- Seychelles.

Air Madagascar will soon be able to enhance connections through multiple choices of flights and destinations with more codeshare partnerships.

Frequencies  between France and Madagascar :

  • Antananarivo-Paris-Antananarivo :  02 frequencies /week
  • Antananarivo-Marseille Antananarivo : 01 frequency / week

Frequencies between China and Madagascar :

  • Antananarivo-Guangzhou-Antananarivo : 02 frequencies / week

Number of passengers carried :  467 000


  • 2 Airbus A340-300,
  • 1Boeing B737-800,
  • 2 ATR 72-600,
  • 2 ATR 72-500,
  • 3 De Havilland Twin Otter

Maintenance :

PART-145 aircraft maintenance certification guaranteeing aircraft maintenance compliant with European standards.

IOSA certification renewed in December 2016 and is valid for two (02) years

Staff: + 900 employees


Contact Details

Air Madagascar