Baggage allowance

Your free baggage allowance includes bags that you can check in at no additional cost. The size, weight and number of permitted free bags are based on the fare you booked, the flight route and your frequent flyer status. You can also find information about your free baggage allowance on your ticket or booking confirmation.

Permitted dimensions and weight

A single bag is permitted to measure

  • a maximum of 158 cm (height + width + length) and
  • weigh a maximum of 23 kg – or 32 kg in Business Class.

Larger, heavier or additional bags are carried as excess baggage. This applies to all scheduled flights operated by Austrian Airlines. Please note that other rules apply to Austrian Holidays holiday flights

To the free baggage allowance rules of Austrian Holidays

Free baggage on European routes¹


Economy LightEconomy Classic & FlexBusiness
Adults and children from two years²No free baggage³One bag max. 23 kgTwo bags each max. 32 kg
Children under two yearsNo free baggage³

One bag max. 23 kgTwo bags each max. 32 kg
HON circle, Senator, STAR Gold⁴No free baggage³In addition to the free baggage allowance according to the fare: One bag max. 23 kgIn addition to the free baggage allowance according to the fare: One bag max. 32 kg
Frequent Travellers (FTL Card)²No free baggage³Two bags each max. 23 kgTwo bags each max. 32 kg

1= "European routes" includes the following countries: Europe, North Africa (Morocco), Russia, Armenia, Turkey and Cyprus.
2 = In addition, foldable prams weighing up to 10 kg are carried free of charge on our flights, see Prams and pushchairs
3 = You can also book bags in the Economy Light fare. Find out about the prices on ourExcess baggage page.
4 = With member or status cards this includes the one that entitles you the largest possible free baggage allowance. The cards cannot be combined in this respect.

Free baggage on intercontinental routes¹


Economy LightEconomy Saver, Basic & FlexPremium Economy Saver, Basic & FlexBusiness Saver & Flex
Adults and children from two years²No free baggage³One bag max. 23 kgTwo bags each max. 23 kgTwo bags each max. 32 kg
Children under two years²No free baggage³One bag max. 23 kgOne bag max. 23 kgOne bag max. 32 kg
HON circle, Senator, STAR Gold⁴One bag max. 23 kgIn addition to the free baggage allowance according to the fare: one bag max. 23 kgIn addition to the free baggage allowance according to the fare: one bag max. 23 kgIn addition to the free baggage allowance according to the fare: one bag max. 32 kg
Frequent Travellers (FTL Card)²No free baggage³One bag max. 23 kgTwo bags each max. 23 kgTwo bags each max. 32 kg

1 = "Intercontinental routes" includes the following countries: Egypt, China, Hong Kong, India, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Canada, Kazakhstan, Libya, Cuba, Maldives, Mauritius, Thailand, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the USA.
2 = In addition, foldable prams weighing up to 10 kg are carried free of charge on our flights, see Prams and pushchairs
3 = You can also book bags in the Economy Light fare. Find out about the prices on ourExcess baggage page.
4 = With member or status cards this includes the one that entitles you the largest possible free baggage allowance. The cards cannot be combined in this respect.

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