Baggage Rules, Limits, & Fees
When traveling with Austrian Airlines, it is important to be aware of the baggage rules, limits, and fees to ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey. These guidelines apply to both domestic and international flights and may vary depending on your frequent flier program status.
Austrian Airlines allows passengers to bring one carry-on bag and one personal item on board. The maximum weight limit for the carry-on bag is 8 kilograms (17.6 pounds) for Economy Class passengers and 12 kilograms (26.5 pounds) for Business Class passengers. The dimensions of the carry-on bag must not exceed 55 x 40 x 23 centimeters (21.7 x 15.7 x 9.1 inches).
The checked baggage allowance for Austrian Airlines depends on the travel class and frequent flier program status. For Economy Class passengers, the standard allowance is one bag weighing up to 23 kilograms (50.7 pounds). Business Class passengers are allowed two bags weighing up to 32 kilograms (70.5 pounds) each. Frequent flier program members may enjoy additional baggage benefits based on their tier level.
Extra, Oversized, and Special Items
If you are traveling with extra, oversized, or special items such as sporting equipment, musical instruments, or fragile items, Austrian Airlines has specific rules and limitations. Extra baggage fees may apply for these items, and it is recommended to contact the airline in advance to make necessary arrangements. The airline provides special handling for fragile items to ensure their safe transportation.
Note that air carriers often change the details of these rules and requirements, so be sure to check directly with Austrian Airlines on the day you are flying for the most accurate and up-to-date information.
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