About Air France
Air France comprises the leading French airline. The company is famous for launching the first supersonic planes in 1976 and currently features a fleet of Airbus A380 which have been operating since 2009. Today, Air France is a subsidiary of the Air France KLM group founded by the Dutch company KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Air France operates 1,600 flights daily with a 327-strong fleet flying to 231 different destinations worldwide. In October 2013, Air France celebrated its 80th anniversary.
When booking cheap flights Air France, passengers can pay to select a seat or pay for the airline's "Seat Plus" service offering more comfort and leg room. Travellers can also choose how they would like to receive their boarding pass (immediate print out, email, SMS / MMS). Alternatively, they can collect their boarding pass at one of the Air France self-service kiosks or at the check-in counter upon arrival at the airport. Online check-in is available 30 hours prior to scheduled flight departure or, 24 hours before departure of all flights with Delta Air Lines to the U.S. Those who already have their boarding pass following online check-in simply need to leave their luggage at the baggage drop-off counter and head straight to airport security.
Hand luggage allowance
The number of baggage items passengers are entitled to depend on their class of flight:
Economy class passengers are entitled to one item of hand luggage with the dimensions of 55cm x 35cm x 25cm, as well as a small accessory such as a handbag, notebook, laptop, etc. The combined weight of all items must not exceed 12kg.
Premium Economy, Business and First Class
All passengers with a Premium Economy, Business or First Class plane ticket are entitled to a hand luggage item with the following dimensions: 55cm x 35cm x 25cm. A smaller accessory may also be carried on the flight with them. The total combined weight must not exceed 18kg.
Flying with a baby
Those passengers flying with a baby are entitled to carry on extra baggage item weighing a maximum 12kg and measuring no more than 55cm x 35cm x 25cm. Foldable strollers (15cm x 30cm x 100cm) are allowed on-board long-haul flights with Air France.
Checked baggage allowance
The checked baggage allowance depends on the class of travel of the passenger (Economy, Business or First Class). Free checked baggage must not exceed 158cm (height + length + width). In addition, Economy class passengers are entitled to one checked bag weighing a maximum 23kg, whilst those in Premium Economy may check in two bags weighing 23kg each. Similarly, two bags weighing 32kg each may be checked-in by Business Class passengers and First Class passengers are entitled to three bags weighing up to 32kg each. If the number of bags, dimensions or weight exceed the airline baggage restrictions, an excess baggage fee will be charged. Transporting animals, sports equipment and other special baggage items are subject to special rules which can be found on the official Air France website.
Airline name: Air France
IATA code: AF
Headquarters: Paris CDG, France
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