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Austrian Airlines baggage allowance 2012. A short summary

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Wondering how much baggage is allowed on Austrian airlines flight? Read on and find out about the essentials!

Austrian Airlines hand luggage

When travelling with Austrian Airlines, you're entitled to one item of hand baggage weighing up to 8 kg and not larger than 55×40×23 cm. As often is the case with traditional carriers, you're also allowed to carry on board a personal item. The maximum allowed size is 40×30×10cm which matches a laptop bag or a hand bag.

Travelling with kids? No worries – you can take on board a fully collapsible stroller or a child car seat. The first-mentioned can't exceed 10 kg.

Austrian Airlines checked baggage

The free baggage allowance is simplified to the point where only one rule matters for all economy passengers – the allowance is 1 item of baggage weighing up to 23 kg and not exceeding 158 cm.

As for children younger than 2 years, their allowance includes a fully collapsible buggy weighing up to 10 kg in addition to the above.

Austrian Airlines excess baggage

It may happen you find the free allowance unsatisfactory and decide to pay a little bit extra.

category across Europe long-haul
23kg, more than 158 cm €50/$70 €100/$150
24–32kg, up to 158 cm €50/$70 €100/$150
24–32kg, more than 158 cm €100/$150 €200/$300
33–45kg, up to 158 cm €100/$150 €200/$300
33–45kg, more than 158 cm €150/$200 €300/$450

The fee applies to one-way flights where the journey starts on Austrian Airlines.

Bear in mind that you may be charged a supplementary Excess Baggage Ticket Service fee the exact amount of which depends on your departure airport (between €10 and €19).

Read Austrian Airlines check-in


  • isah pronuncial

    about 1 year ago

    Can I put in my baggage the appliances I want to bring like electric fryer?

  • crisiubi

    about 2 years ago

    What if my ticket specifies ' Baggage 2 pieces ' ?

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