Last Updated:
10 Feb 2016

Flying with SCUBA Diving Equipment and Tanks on Air France 2016

Air France SCUBA Diving Equipment Policy 2016
Airline Name Air France
Category SCUBA Diving Equipment
Accepts SCUBA Diving Equipment Yes
Counts Toward Baggage Allowance Yes
Cost See Policy
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Air France SCUBA Diving Equipment Policy

Diving equipment (including a wet suit, vest, mask, shoes, fins, knife and pressure regulator) is considered as a standard checked baggage item and is included at no extra charge in your baggage allowance (except for Economy Mini and Basic fare tickets). However, if you want to transport more baggage items or if you exceed the baggage allowance for your ticket, you can purchase a Baggage Option online or pay a fee for this option at the airport.

For more information, please see the Baggage user guide page.

Please note: underwater diving flashlights are accepted with prior approval from our customer service department. You must submit your request at least 48 hours before your flight’s departure.

Scuba tanks
Compressed air scuba tanks are accepted in the hold, as long as they are empty and do not exceed 23 kg / 50 lb in weight. However, their transport is not included in your baggage allowance. At the airport, you must pay an extra fee* that varies based on your trip.

- Zone 1: €40
- Zone 2: €65 (or 75 USD on flights departing from a country outside the European zone)
- Zone 3: €55 (or 55 USD on flights departing from a country outside the European zone)
- Zone 4: €125 on flights departing from a country within the European zone (150 USD departing from all other countries)
- Zone 5: €100 on flights departing from a country within the European zone (150 USD departing from all other countries)

Oxygen scuba tanks are not permitted for transport in hand baggage or checked baggage.

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