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Carry-On Allowance6 / 10
Checked Bag Allowance7 / 10
Excess Baggage Fees7 / 10
Overall Grade6.7 / 10
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Air VIA Carry On 2018 - Cabin Bag Size & Weight Limit

Hand baggage must not weigh more than 6 kg. The dimensions of hand baggage must not exceed the measurements of 55 x 40 x 20 cm. On account of space restrictions and security, only one item of hand baggage per passenger is permitted.

Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and TSA 3-1-1 Carry-On Liquids Rules

CATSA - (Canada): CATSA Carry-On Prohibited Items and CATSA Carry-On Liquids and Gel Restrictions

E-Cigarettes / Vape: TSA Rules for Flying with Electronic Cigarettes and Vape Pens 2023

Guns / Firearms: How to Fly with a Gun - TSA Rules 2023

Bluetooth Headphones: Using Bluetooth Headphones on an Airplane

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Air VIA Checked Baggage Fees 2018 - Checked Bag Weight & Size Limits

The maximum free baggage allowance for checked baggage is 20 kg per passenger.

An additional charge is payable if the free baggage allowance is exceeded (EUR 10,00/kg one-way).

The baggage identification tag issued to the passenger acts as a record of the checked baggage as regards the weight and the number of items. Passengers are advised to attach a label with their name and address to the outside and inside of checked baggage.

Passengers share responsibility for ensuring that their checked baggage, as well as all items contained therein, will survive transportation without damage.

Useful Links

Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?

Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist 2023

Marijuana / Cannabis: Rules for Flying with Marijuana / Cannabis in 2023

Delayed/Cancelled Flights: How to Claim Compensation for Flight Delays

Guns / Firearms: How to Fly with a Gun - TSA Rules 2023

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Air VIA Overweight Baggage Fee 2018 - Extra Bag Fee - Oversize Baggage

The carriage of baggage that exceeds the applicable free baggage allowance is subject to a charge of EUR 8,00/kg one-way. The weight of the single piece of baggage may not exceed 32 kg.

Unless otherwise expressly agreed, the Airline must be notified in advance of all items of special baggage. The dimensions and weight of the item of special baggage must be stated on notification. The decision relating to transportation of excess and special baggage is based on available capacity in the hold and on safety regulations. Consequently excess and special baggage may be subject to a quantity restriction or entirely excluded from

Sports Equipment
Sports equipment is deemed to be special baggage and must be packed separately. We advise passengers to check in sports equipment in sturdy packaging. It must be recognisable as sports equipment at the check-in desk. The following charges apply, as flat rate for round-trip travel:

Bicycle - 50.00 EUR
Kiteboard - 50.00 EUR
Golf (max. 30 kg) - 50.00 EUR
Surfboard (max. 30 kg) - 50.00 EUR
Diving equipment (max. 30 kg) - 50.00 EUR
Other as canoe, kayak (max. 30 kg) - 50.00 EUR

The Airline must be notified in advance if passengers will be checking in sports weapons and associated ammunition, or any items that have the appearance of or are marked as weapons, ammunition or potentially explosive substances.The Airline does not require notification of the items of special baggage/sports equipment listed below and they will be carried free of charge, provided that their weight as a separate item of baggage does not exceed 20 kg. Only one item of special baggage/sports equipment per passenger will be accepted. Snow sports equipment (1 pair of skis or 1 snowboard and ski boots or 1 skibob per passenger), prams/buggies and child seats.

One (1) wheelchair may be carried per disabled passenger and the Airline must be notified of such a requirement on booking. Restrictions apply to the carriage of motorised wheelchairs on account of the limited hold capacity. When they are checked in, such wheelchairs must be in a condition that ensures their safe handling and transportation.

Last Updated: 03 Feb 2018
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