Fees & Paid Options
At many airports in the USA, Air France and KLM no longer accept cash payments. You can only make payments using a credit, debit or payment card. Please check with a member of our staff at the airport to find out if options are available for converting cash to a payment card.
Each piece of checked baggage must not exceed: - 23 kg or 32 kg according to the class of travel (see below table), - and 158 cm (height + length + width).
Basic baggage allowance
|La Première||Business Europe Business||Premium Economy||Economy|
|All passengers occupying a seat||3 PC 32 kg each||2 pieces 32 kg each||2 PC 23 kg each||0 PC or 1 piece 23 kg max|
|Club 2000 Skyteam Elite Skyteam Elite Plus||+ 1 PC 32 kg max/piece||+ 1 PC 32 kg||+ 1 piece 23 kg||+ 1 piece 23 kg|
|Seamen and Offshore||3 PC 32 kg each||2 PC 32 kg each||2 PC 23 kg each||2 PC 23 kg each|
|US Military on orders*||Not applicable||5 PC 32 kg each||Not applicable||5 PC 32 kg each|
|US Military on leisure**||Standard allowance||3 PC 32 kg each||Standard allowance||2PC 23 kg each|
|Visit Friends & Relatives (VFR)*||-||-||-||2 pieces 23kg max/piece|
|Baby not occupying a seat||10kg + 1 collapsible stroller**||10kg + 1 collapsible stroller**||10kg + 1 collapsible stroller**||10kg + 1 collapsible stroller**|
****** Active duty U.S. military personnel on orders to or from duty stations and dependents traveling with them or active U.S. military dependents travelling separately on relocation orders. ******Active duty U.S. military personel (no dependents) traveling on leisure.
Special Cases for Economy Baggage Allowance
In some cases, passengers traveling in Economy are able to carry a second piece of baggage weighing up to 23 kg, and 158 cm (height + length + width) free of charge.
|Economy Baggage Allowance|
|Between Paris and/or Amsterdam to Luanda, Cotonou, Ouagadougou, Douala, Yaoundé, Cap-Vert, Bangui, Brazzaville, Pointe Noire, Kinshasa, Abidjan, Libreville, Banjul, Accra, Conakry, Bissau, Monrovia, Bamako, Niamey, Kano, Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Sao Tome and Principe, Dakar, Freetown, Lomé, Khartoum, Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Mombasa, Nairobi, Entebbe, Kigali, Bujumbura, Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam, Lilongwe or Lusaka.||2 pieces 23kg max/piece|
|Between the USA and/or Canada and/or Mexico to Africa (with the exception of Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya and Egypt, for which the authorized limit is 1 piece 23kg max).||2 pieces 23kg max|
|Effective August 14th, 2014, the second checked bag fee will be removed for travel between the USA and/or Canada and/or Mexico and Saudi Arabia, The United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt, Lebanon, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen.||2 pieces 23kg max|
|If you are traveling to Quito or Guayaquil.||2 pieces 23kg max/piece|
|For trips whose 1st flight departs from Brazil (valid for tickets purchased in Brazil only)||2 pieces 23kg max/piece|
|If you are traveling to or from Papeete||1 piece 23kg max|
|If you are traveling to or from Antananarivo, Moroni, Nouméa, or Dzaoudzi.||2 pieces 23kg max/piece|
|If you are traveling to or from Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, Havana||1 piece 23kg max|
|If you are traveling to or from Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, Havana||2 pieces 23kg max/piece|
|If you are traveling to or from Pointe-à-Pitre, Fort-de-France, Saint-Martin, Port au Prince, Cayenne, Réunion, or if you are traveling from Port-au-Prince to Miami.||1 piece 23kg max|
|If you are traveling to or from Pointe-à-Pitre, Fort-de-France, Saint-Martin, Port au Prince, Cayenne, Réunion, or if you are traveling from Port-au-Prince to Miami.||2 pieces 23kg max/piece|Musical Instruments
Oversized baggage, such as musical instrument, includes all items: - weighing more than 32 kg / 70 lb, - whose dimensions exceed 158 cm / 70 in (height + length + width). To transport an oversized baggage item in the hold, you must pay an extra fee. The amount of this fee depends on the excess baggage rate for your destination. If your baggage item weighs more than 32 kg / 70 lb, you are required to request approval from Bookings Department at 1-800-237-2747 when booking your trip. Some oversized or fragile baggage items may be accepted in the cabin, as long as prior approval is granted by Bookings Department at 1-800-237-2747. These items are placed on 1 or several additional seats. The weight per seat must not exceed 46 kg / 101 lb. You must pay the fare for these seats and their associated baggage allowances will be applied. Please note: musical instruments should be stored in hard cases with rounded edges.
Please note the following changes to the AFKL Baggage policy for tickets issued on/after 16 April 2012: Golf Bag This item will now be treated as a "normal" bag. Customers will no longer be able to check-in a golf bag free of charge, in addition to their ticketed baggage allowance. An exception will be made for Flying Blue Golf Club members, who will continue to be able to check in a golf bag free of charge on presentation of a voucher at check-in. Bike This item will now be charged as a "speciality" item; the same charges as applicable for tandems will apply. Customers will no longer be able to check-in a bike as part of their ticketed baggage allowance. Surfboard Surfboards > 107 cms and < 200 cms in dimensions will now be charged as a "speciality" item, the same charges as applicable for surfboards > 200 cms will apply. Customers will no longer be able to check-in surfboards > 107 cms and < 200 cms as part of their ticketed baggage allowance. Surfboards < 107 cms in dimensions can continue to be checked in as a "normal" bag i.e. part of the ticketed baggage allowance.
Baggage fees will apply if you exceed: - the authorized weight limit per baggage piece, - and/or 158 cm total dimensions (height + length + width) - and/or the maximum number of allowed baggage pieces (see tables above) Pooling of number of bags is allowed for families, groups or party if they travel together and check-in their baggage at the same time to the same destination. Weight pooling is not allowed. In addition, it is not possible to check-in over 10 pieces of luggage. By purchasing your additional baggage allowance online, you will receive a 20% reduction on the prices below. Heavy bags must be purchased at the airport and no discount applies. You can purchase your additional baggage allowance online: - when purchasing your ticket online - when checking in online (departing from certain cities and only for flights operated by Air France). Purchasing additional baggage allowance online is not available for flights departing from Atlanta, Detroit, Newark, Orlando, Damascus and Seoul and for flights to/from Mauritius.
|Short-haul & intra-Caribbean1||Medium-haul & DOM2||Between USA & Europe3 Between Europe & Middle East or India||Other long-haul4||Notes|
|MiNi Fares- special case (MiNi fares are available on some intra-European routes, and they will be specifically mentionned during booking process)||special (see notes)||NA||NA||NA||MiNi fares do not allow for any free checked-in bags. If you wish to check in a bag when purchasing a MiNi fare, you can do so for a cost starting around $20 (15 euros) if done in advance online, and starting at round $40 (30 euros) if done at the airport.|
|2nd baggage piece (if max allowance 1 piece)||55||55||75*||100||A sports equipment** up to 23kg regardless of actual size is considered as a standard bag except: –surfboard with length > 107 & < 300 cm –scuba tank|
|Each piece in addition to the free allowance (except if 2nd bag in excess of 1 piece allowance, see above)||200||200||285***||200||A sports equipment** up to 23kg regardless of actual size is considered as a standard bag except: –surfboard with length > 107 & < 300 cm –scuba tank|
|Heavy bag >23kg & <32kg||55||55||75*||100||Including sports equipment heavier than 23kg|
|Approved baggage >32kg||100||200||300***||300||Approval needed from Bookings Department at 1-800-237-2747|
|Oversized >158cm (sum of 3 dims)||20||75||300***||300||if > 300cm (sum of 3 dims) approval needed from Bookings Department at 1-800-237-2747|
|Surfboard >107cm & <300cm Tandem & Bike||55||55||150****||100||Not included in allowance|
|Scuba tank (empty) Antlers (animal horns)||55||55||150****||100||Not included in allowance|
|Bicycle or tandem, max, 26kg (50,5 lbs)||55||55||150****||100||Not included in allowance|
|Pets (including kennel) - in the hold (max 75kg) - in cabin (6 kg max) Effective October 1 , 2014 (8 kg max)||20||75||200||200||Only dogs and cats are allowed. Not included in allowance is an additional $200 for pets in the hold carried on KLM flights in transfer AMS >2 hours|
|Service Animals for passenger with reduced mobility||Complimentary||Complimentary||Complimentary||Complimentary|Corsica Flights
You can transport several baggage items, but their combined total weight must not exceed 23 kg. The following excess baggage charges apply: - For flights operated by XK (Air Corsica) between NCE/MRS and Corsica: €1 / Kg. - For flights operated by AF or XK to/from (Orly / Lyon) and Corsica: € 3 / Kg.
|Economy||Premium Economy||Business||First (La Première)|
|Intercontinental / Carribean / Indian Ocean flights||- 1 standard - 1 accessory Max weight*: 12kg||- 1 standard - 1 small - 1 accessory Max weight*: 18kg||- 1 standard - 1 small - 1 accessory Max weight*: 18kg||- 1 standard - 1 small - 1 accessory Max weight*: 18kg|
|Flights within Europe / Northern Africa / Israel||- 1 standard - 1 accessory Max weight*: 12kg||- 1 standard - 1 accessory Max weight*: 12kg||- 1 standard - 1 small - 1 accessory Max weight*: 18kg||NA|
|Flights in France||- 1 standard - 1 accessory Max weight*: 12kg||NA||NA||NA|
Baggage allowance for children under 2 years of age If you are traveling with your infant on your lap, you can carry 1 additional small baggage item in the cabin at no extra charge. This baggage item must weigh less than 12 kg / 26.4 lb and measure less than 55 x 25 x 35 cm / 21.6 x 9.8 x 13.7 in. On long-haul flights**, foldable strollers with dimensions less than or equal to 15 x 30 x 100 cm / 5.9 x 11.8 x 39.4 in. are also accepted in the cabin. **Except flights between metropolitan France and Pointe-à-Pitre, Fort-de-France, Saint Martin, Cayenne, Réunion, Seychelles, Mauritius, Punta Cana, Havana, Santo Domingo, and as long as ample space is available in the overhead baggage compartments.
Online only services
|Additional Baggage Allowance||Purchase excess baggage allowances online before your flight||Save 20% on the regular Baggage fees|
|Time to Think||Hold your online booking for up to 14 days before payment.||$20|
|Seat Plus||Additional leg room in Voyageur (Economy) cabin on long-haul flights||$70-$98|Special services fees
|Pets (including kennel) - in the hold (max 75kg) - in cabin (6 kg max)||Only dogs and cats are allowed.||$20-$200|
|High body mass passengers||Passengers with a high body mass||25% off 2nd seat|
|Unaccompanied Minor International flight (5-14 years old)||Assistance at the airport, on board and during connections ensuring your child’s safety and comfort.||Tickets subject to special pricing. Guardian service fee from $60 to $125 approx. per flight (50 to 75 euros), depending on distance traveled. Children of that age group traveling alone are required to travel as Unaccompanied Minors.|
|Unaccompanied Minor International flight (15-17 years old)||Assistance at the airport, on board and during connections ensuring your child’s safety and comfort.||$50-$150 (30 to 90 euros), depending on distance traveled|
|Unaccompanied Minor Within Metropolitan France (4-11 years old)||Assistance at the airport, on board and during connections ensuring your child’s safety and comfort.||Tickets subject to special pricing Children of that age group traveling alone are required to travel as Unaccompanied Minors.|
|Unaccompanied Minor Within Metropolitan France (12-17 years old)||Assistance at the airport, on board and during connectionsensuring your child’s safety and comfort||$50-$150 (30 to 90 euros), depending on distance traveled|Paid Lounge Access
Depending on your Flying Blue Status, you can access or invite guests to Air France, KLM or Delta lounges, for a fee. Also, if you have purchased a Premium Voyageur ticket, you may access lounges for a fee (regardless of Flying Blue Status) or by using Miles.
|Paid Lounge Access||Invite Guests|
|Premium Voyageur||- €25 and €35 in Europe, Asia, Pacific, Middle East, Africa - $35 and $50 in the United States and Latin America - 30 and 50 CAD in Canada - 2,500 and 5,000 Miles according to the zone.||NA|
|Flying Blue Sliver||- €25-35 in Europe, Asia, Pacific and the Middle East - $35-$50 in the USA and Latin America - 50 CAD in Cananda||NA|
|Flying Blue Gold & Platinum SkyTeam Elite Plus||Lounge access complimentary under certain conditions||1st guest complimentary. Fees for additional guests: - €25-35 in Europe, Asia, Pacific and the Middle East - $35-$50 in the USA and Latin America - 30-50 CAD in Cananda|Administrative fees
|City ticket office service fee||Buying, changing or cancelling a ticket at a city ticket office||$20 $0 for full flex fare reissues|
|Airport ticket change/refund Ticket issued by AF/KL/DL||Changing or refunding a ticket at an airport ticket office||$20-$25 (15 euros) for a change. $25-$30 (20 euros) for a refund $0 for full flex fare reissues|
|Airport ticket change/refund fee Ticket issued by travel agent or online agency||Changing or refunding a ticket at an airport ticket office||$35-$50 (30 euros) for a date change or a refund $0 for full flex fare reissues|
|Phone booking service fee||Buying a ticket via USA phone bookings 1-800-237-2747||Free of charge|
|Offline reissue fee Ticket issued by travel agent or online agency||Reissue of tickets originally issued by a travel agency or online agency and changed via an Air France ticket office or USA phone bookings 1-800-237-2747||$50 for non full-flex fares. $0 for full-flex fares|
|Refund via Manage My Bookings on www.airfrance.us||Visit your bookings section to view current bookings, change your flight or refund your AF–057 ticket.||Free of charge|
|Refund phone requests and online refund requests via webform||Call USA bookings at 1-800-237-2747 to have your refund processed and modify your bookings for AF–057 tickets purchased on www.airfrance.us or at an Air France ticket office.||No fee|
|Classic Awards change / cancellation||Changing or canceling a Flying Blue Classic Awards ticket||$51|
|Flying Blue awards ticket issue fee||Calling Flying Blue by phone to have an award ticket issued||$16|Partner Links
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