Austrian Airlines baggage

Austrian Airlines

When travelling with Austrian Airlines, you are entitled to free carriage of at least 1 piece of small hand luggage.

Hand luggage

All Economy fares include one standard hand luggage and one personal item free of charge.

  • 55 x 40 x 23 cm up to 8 kg
  • 40 x 30 x 10 cm up to 2 kg

Business class passengers can carry 2 larger hand luggage items and 1 small item of the previous size.

If you bring more than one bag into the cabin, you will incur a check-in fee of 75 eur.

Checked baggage

Checked baggage is not included in the lowest fare on European "Economy Light" flights. You can buy your baggage later online for a fee of 30 eur per trip in Europe, or from 60 eur upwards on a long-haul flight.

If you want to travel with checked-in baggage, it is always more cost-effective to buy the more expensive "Economy Classic" fare or higher, where checked-in baggage is always included.

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Business class passengers are always entitled to 2 checked bags.

Weight Dimensions
Economy 1x23 kg 158 cm (sum of all 3 dimensions)
Business 2x32 kg 158 cm (sum of all 3 dimensions)

For checked-in baggage, weight is the main consideration and dimensions are measured only in exceptional cases where the baggage is oversized at first glance.

If you are purchasing tickets directly on, baggage and fare options will be displayed during the ticket selection process.

Luggage for children and pushchairs

Austrian Airlines carries strollers for small children free of charge.

You can check in a folding stroller, car seat or travel cot free of charge.

Other baggage is subject to the same conditions as for adults, i.e. from the Economy Classic fare upwards, baggage up to 23 kg is checked in free of charge.

Sports equipment

If sports equipment does not exceed the weight limit of 23 kg, it is considered as normal checked-in baggage and can be checked in under your tariff.

However, it is not possible to check in regular baggage free of charge in addition to the sports equipment in Economy class. You will have to pay for it.

Check-in prices are the same for the following types of sports equipment: skis, snowboard, diving equipment, golf equipment, fishing rods, bicycles and cycling equipment and hockey equipment.

  • Europe - 80 eur
  • Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia - 100 eur
  • North America, Far East - 250 eur
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