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Fees & Paid Options

Depending upon your travel needs and preferences there may be additional fees. The list below will help you prepare for your travel.:

Baggage


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 Affaires/ Business
Premium Affaires
Europe Business
Premium Voyageur
Premium Eco
Alizé
Voyageur
Economy
All passengers
occupying a seat
3 pieces
32kg max/piece
2 pieces
32kg max/piece
2 pieces
23kg max/piece
1 piece
23kg max/piece
Club 2000
Skyteam Elite
Skyteam Elite Plus
+ 1 piece
32kg max/piece
+ 1 piece
32kg max/piece
+ 1 piece
23kg max/piece
+ 1 piece
23kg max/piece
Marine 3 pieces
32kg max/piece
2 pieces
32kg max/piece
2 pieces
23kg max/piece
2 pieces
23kg max/piece
US Military - - - 2 pieces
23kg max/piece
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**

* VFR fares are sold exclusively in European markets
** or child car seat
 

Reduced Mobility Passengers benefit from free transport of their equipment and an additional baggage allowance of one extra piece.

Special Cases for Voyageur (Economy) Baggage Allowance


In some cases, passengers traveling in Voyageur (Economy) are able to carry a second piece of baggage weighing up to 23 kg, and 158 cm (height + length + width) free of charge.
 
  Voyageur (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
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

Tickets purchased on/after August 1, 2012 and for travel on/after August 1, 2012
If you are traveling to or from Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, Havana
1 piece
23kg max

Tickets purchased before August 1, 2012 and for travel on/after August 1, 2012
If you are traveling to or from Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, Havana
2 pieces
23kg max/piece
For tickets purchased on/after August 1, 2012 for travel on/after December 1, 2012
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
For travel before December 1, 2012 (regardless of purchase date) and/or for travel on/after December 1, 2012 with a ticket purchased before August 1, 2012
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 Reservations 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 Reservations 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.

Speciality Items

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


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.
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.
Applicable currencies
Flights from the USA: United States dollar
Flights from Europe: Euro
Flights from Canada: Canadian dollar
Flights from rest of world: United States dollar or equivalent in local currency

On flights departing from Brazil other charges apply as approved by the Government of Brazil.

If multiple charges apply to one piece, add up all relevant charges.


  Short-haul & intra-Caribbean1 Medium-haul & DOM2 Between USA & Europe3
Between Europe & Middle East or India
Other long-haul 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 55 100 100 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)
285 285 285 285 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 55 100 100 Including sports equipment heavier than 23kg
Approved baggage
>32kg
100 200 300 300 Approval needed from Reservations 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 Reservations Department at 1-800-237-2747
Surfboard >107cm & <300cm Tandem & Bike 50 50 100 100 Not included in allowance
Scuba tank (empty)
Antlers (animal horns)
50 50 100 100 Not included in allowance
Pets (including kennel)
- in the hold (max 75kg)
- in cabin (6 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  

1 Domestic France (except from/to Corsica) and domestic Netherlands. Air France intra Caribbean flights (regional network between CAY / FDF / PTP / MIA / SDQ / PAP)
2 Within Europe (including Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Armenia). Europe from/to North Africa (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia). Europe from/to Israel. Metropolitan France  from/to DOM (French overseas territories FDF / PTP / CAY / RUN) and + between COM (SXM – Air France flights only) and Metropolitan France. Tail ends KL: KUL-JKT, BKK-TPE, DMM-DOH, KWI-BAH, MCT-AUH,  SIN-DPS, BON-UIO/GYE. Tail ends AF: BKK-PNH, JED/JIB, CKY/ROB, CKY/FNA.
3 Also applicable for Canada/Mexico to/from Europe and Los Angels to Papeete.
 

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.

Hand baggage

  Economy
Premium Voyageur / Alize
Business First
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

* max weight of all hand baggage added up (not per item)

Maximum Dimensions:
- "standard baggage": 55 cm (l) x 35 cm (w) x 25 cm (h) – including pockets, wheels, and handles
- "small baggage": 45 cm (l) x 20 cm (w) x 35 cm (h)

Please note that a suit bag is considered a standard bag.
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

 
  Description Price
Additional Baggage Allowance Purchase excess baggage allowances online before your flight Save 20% on the regular Baggage fees
Time to Think Hold your online reservation for up to 14 days before payment. $8-$20
Seat Plus Additional leg room in Voyageur (Economy) cabin on long-haul flights $70-$98

Special services fees

Price varies according to travel type: it will be most expensive for long haul flights.

  Description Price
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

 
  Description Price
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 reservation service fee Buying a ticket via USA phone reservations 1-800-237-2747 $25
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 reservations 1-800-237-2747 $50 for non full-flex fares.
$0 for full-flex fares
Online change/ refund requests  of AF-057 tickets on www.airfrance.us Using Modify your Reservations for tickets purchased on airfrance.us or at an Air France ticket office*  Free of charge
Refund phone request fee
AF-057 tickets
Calling USA reservations 1-800-237-2747 to have a refund processed $25
Classic Awards change / cancellation Changing or canceling a Flying Blue Classic Awards ticket $70
Flying Blue awards ticket issue fee Calling Flying Blue by phone to have an award ticket issued $22

Please note: Service fees are administrative fees charged in addition to any penalties which may be associated with the fare rules of non-full flex fares, and unless otherwise indicated may be charged to full flex fare ticket holders as well.

AF-057 tickets: The ticket number must begin with 057-##########

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