austrian airlines baggage allowance

Austrian Airlines 2019 Baggage Allowance

If you’re travelling with Austrian Airlines soon, you can find out everything you need to know about Austrian Airlines baggage allowance, restrictions, fees.


Austrian Airlines Carry-On Baggage

Passengers are permitted to carry cabin baggage on board their flight, however, the allowance depends on the class of service booked. Economy and Premium Economy Class passengers are permitted to carry one piece of carry-on baggage. Business Class passengers are permitted to carry two pieces of carry-on board on board their flight.

All carry-on baggage must not exceed the dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 23cm and must not exceed the total weight of 8kg. The baggage must be appropriately sized to be stowed in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you. Any carry-on baggage that exceeds these restrictions will be checked into the hold and excess baggage fees may apply.

Passengers are also permitted to take one personal item on board in addition to their carry-on baggage. It must not exceed the dimensions of 40cm x 30cm x 10cm.

Class of ServiceNumber of BagsSize RestrictionsWeight Allowance
Economy155cm x 40cm x 23cm8kg
Premium Economy155cm x 40cm x 23cm8kg
Business255cm x 40cm x 23cm8kg

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Austrian Airlines Checked Baggage

Austrian Airlines passengers are given a certain amount of free baggage allowance, however, the exact amount depends on the flight route. Certain members and class of service are given a higher free baggage allowance. Please refer to the below tables.

Free Baggage Allowance on European Routes:

Class of ServiceFree Baggage Allowance
Economy Lightno baggage
Economy Classic & Flex1 x 23kg
Business2 x 32kg

Free Baggage Allowance on Intercontinental Routes:

Class of ServiceFree Baggage Allowance
Economy Lightno baggage
Economy Saver, Basic & Flex1 x 23kg
Premium Economy Saver, Basic & Flex2 x 23kg
Business Saver & Flex2 x 32kg

Pieces of checked baggage must not exceed 158cm in total dimensions. Any checked baggage that exceeds the allowable weight limit will be subject to excess baggage fees.

Please visit the Austrian Airlines website directly for more detailed information.


Austrian Airlines Excess Baggage

If your checked baggage exceeds the allowable weight limit, or exceeds the total size restriction of 158cm, excess baggage charges will be applied depending on your flight route. Please visit the Austrian Airlines website directly for information on these charges.

Pieces of checked baggage that exceed the maximum weight allowance of 32kg will not be accepted at check-in. Pieces of checked baggage exceeding the maximum total dimensions of 158cm may be considered for special transport. However, you will need to notify Austrian Airlines customer support about such items in advance of your travel.


Austrian Airlines Sports Equipment and Special Baggage

Austrian Airlines permit a wide range of sporting equipment and special baggage on flights. So long as the baggage allowance shown on your ticket is not exceed either in terms of the number of items or weight, these items can be carried without a surcharge. However, some items may be considered as oversized or overweight items. As such, charges may apply. Please visit the Austrian Airlines website for more information.



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Up to date information gathered from the following sources on 18/07/18:
https://www.austrian.com/Info/Flying/carryonbaggage.aspx?sc_lang=en&cc=UK
https://www.austrian.com/Info/Flying/freebaggage.aspx?sc_lang=en&cc=UK
https://www.austrian.com/Info/Flying/excessbaggage.aspx?sc_lang=en&cc=UK
https://www.austrian.com/Info/Flying/sportbaggage.aspx?sc_lang=en&cc=UK