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Air Caraïbes Baggae Policy

IATA : TX

ICAO : FWI

CallSign : FRENCH WEST

Founded : 1969

Key people : Marc Rochet

Country : France

Office Address : Immeuble le Caducee Morne Vergain

City : Abymes

State : Guadeloupe,

Zip Code : 97139

Phone number : +820 83 583 5

Official Website :

Baggage Allowance 

Carry-on Baggage 

Air Caraïbes permits passengers to carry one piece of baggage per person, the maximum dimension should be 55 x 40 x 30cm. The weight alliance of the baggage depends on the travel route. So passengers travelling domestically (Fort-de-France, St.Martin, St. Barthelemy, Pointe-a-Pitre, St. Lucia, Port-au-Prince or Santo Domingo) can carry baggage of maximum 5kg weight. Passengers travelling on transatlantic routes can carry baggage of maximum 12kg weight. In addition, Air Caraïbes allows passengers to carry a personal item like a laptop bag or small handbag, etc.

Checked Baggage 

The checked baggage allowance that Air Caraïbes permits depends on the route the passenger is travelling on and also their travel class. For details, please refer to the table below. 

Travel classes For all passengers

 

 and passengers travelling with

Silver Preference

For the passenger travelling with

 

Silver Plus,

Students 18-25

Préférence

For members of

 

Flexil or members of

Gold and Diamant

Préférence

Special requirements
Soleil class

 

BASIC

(economy)

No checked luggage 1 bag weighing

 

23kg*

1 bag weighing

 

23kg*

 
Soleil class

 

SMART FLEX

(economy)

1 bag weighing

 

23kg*

2 bags weighing

 

23kg*

2 bags weighing

 

23kg*

See conditions here
Caraïbes class

 

SMART and FLEX

(Premium economy)

2 bags weighing

 

23kg*

2 bags weighing

 

23kg*

3 bags weighing

 

23kg*

1 bag weighing 23kg for

 

passengers with connecting flights

(regional flights).

See conditions here 

Madras class

 

SMART and FLEX

(business)

2 bags weighing

 

32kg*

2 bags weighing

 

32kg*

3 bags weighing

 

32kg*

1 bag of 32kg

 

passengers with connecting flights

(regional flights).

 

Excess Baggage

If the baggage allowance on the whole is exceeded then the passenger can expect to pay 100 EUR penalty per bag, this is if the baggage is checked-in 48 hours prior to the fright departure. If the baggage allowance is exceeded on the transatlantic network, then the passengers can expect to pay a 50 EUR penalty per bag. Moreover, for the same network if the baggage exceeds 158cm then passengers can expect to pay a 50 EUR penalty. The same rule of oversized baggage booking of 48 hours before the flight is applicable. 

Special Baggage

The following equipment falls under special baggage-

Sports Equipment 

The following equipment falls under this category-

Traveling with animals 

Air Caraïbes as the right to refuse the carriage of emotional support animals. In case a passenger wishes to carry their pet animal with them, they must first inform Air Caraïbes. Moreover, passengers are required to submit a health certificate of the animal 5 days prior to the flight. In case the trip is longer than 5 days, then another health certificate if required. For more details on the same, please visit https://en.aircaraibes.com/en/animals

Air Caraïbes Baggage Fees & Allowance FAQ's

1. How do I measure the baggage dimensions?

You can do so by adding up the length, width and height.

 

2. What is the charge for exceeding the baggage allowance of sports/special equipment?

The passengers can expect to pay 50 EUR

 

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