Austrian Airlines Hand Baggage FAQs

What am I allowed to take with me as hand baggage at Austrian Airlines? Your questions about hand luggage regulations will be answered here.

How large and heavy is the hand baggage allowed to be?

Size and Weight of Hand Baggage at Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines:

Your hand baggage is not allowed to extend 55x40x23 cm and weigh more than 8 kg. You will find carry-on baggage racks at the airport, to check whether your hand baggage complies with the restrictions.

How do I stow my hand baggage properly on board?
Man stows hand luggage in overhead compartment

Properly Stowed Hand Luggage on Board of Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines:

Here are three simple tips to help you stow your carry-on baggage quickly and safely on board:

  1. Larger items of carry-on baggage (trolleys, for example) need to be stowed in the overhead compartment above your seat.
  2. Smaller items can be placed beneath the seat in front of you.
  3. Your jacket can be hung on the clothes hook on the seat in front of you . This will ensure it doesn’t get creased while you’re in the air and is close to hand when it’s time to disembark.
Is there a difference between Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class?

Hand Baggage Regulations for the Different Booking Classes of Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines:

Passengers travelling in our Economy Class or Premium Economy Class can take one item of carry-on baggage on board. In our Business Class two pieces of hand luggage are allowed. However, the dimensions remain the same: maximum 55x40x23 cm per piece and no heavier than 8 kg.

Austrian Airlines Economy Class Seats
What are the carry-on baggage conditions for the Economy Light Fare?

Hand Baggage Regulations for Economy Light at Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines:

The hand baggage conditions for the Economy Light fare are the same as those for a standard Economy Class ticket – but you can only travel with carry-on baggage. Nevertheless, you can choose extra items of baggage weighing up to 23 kg to your destination, at extra cost.

Can I take my laptop case on board as well?
Laptop case

Laptop Case as Hand Baggage at Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines:

You can take one personal item of baggage on board with you in addition to carry-on baggage. This could be a laptop case or handbag, for example. However, the maximum size of the item should not be any larger than 40x30x10 cm.

How shall I transport a dress or suit?

Dress or Suit as Hand Baggage at Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines:

Instead of your normal hand baggage, you can also take a clothes bag with a maximum size of 57x54x15 cm with you. This will prevent your outfit from wrinkling.

Is it also possible to take hiking sticks or a guitar with you as hand luggage?

Hiking Sticks or Guitar as Hand Baggage at Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines:

Sounds like you're planning something special on holiday! If you want to travel with a special item like a musical instrument or sports baggage, please contact our Service Center.

Man with sports baggage at Vienna Airport
Am I allowed to bring a carrycot or stroller with me on board?

Carrycot or Stroller as Hand Baggage at Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines:

Travelling with the whole family is always a little adventure. If you are traveling with a child under two years of age, you can take one of the following items on board with you:

  1. Carrycot
  2. Child seat
  3. A foldable stroller, which must be handed over at the door
Can I travel with my dog or cat?
Dog at Vienna International Airport

Dogs and Cats on Board of Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines:

Your four-legged companion is welcome on board. It must be stored in a suitable and leak-proof transport box and may not weigh more than 8 kg. Furthermore, the box should not be larger than 55x40x23 cm. You can stow it under your seat. Please keep in mind that you need to bring the box yourself. Depending on the weight of the transport box and your pet, a fee will be charged. For more information about travelling with your pet, please call +43 5 1766 1000.

Which liquids are allowed on board?

Liquids on Board of Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines:

You may bring liquids, gels and sprays with you on board, provided they do not exceed 100 ml. This is about the printed maximum filling quantity and not about the actual contents. You need to store your liquids in a re-sealable plastic bag for the security check.

Where can I find more information regarding hand baggage?

Further Information about Hand Luggage at Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines:

You can find detailed information about luggage regulations here.

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