If you are flying with Edelweiss Air, you should inform yourself about the baggage policy in advance.

You can find out which regulations apply to hand baggage, free baggage, excess baggage and special baggage on this page.

Hand luggage with Edelweiss Air

Number & Weight

Economy Class – 1 carry-on baggage up to 8 kg.

Business Class – 2 pieces of carry-on baggage up to 8 kg.


For all classes there is a max. Hand luggage size of 55 x 40 x 23 cm

Austrian Airlines carry-on baggage

For example, what is prohibited in hand luggage at Edelweiss

Such as:

  • Taser, stun guns, stun sticks
  • Apparatus for stunning and killing livestock
  • Chemicals, gases or sprays that cause incapacitation

In addition, any tools that could cause a serious injury are prohibited in hand luggage.

These include, for example:

  • Crowbar
  • Drills
  • Saw
  • Bolt guns

Blunt objects
It is also prohibited to carry percussion weapons or the like in hand luggage.

Such as:

  • Baseball and softball bats
  • Clubs and batons like bats
  • Martial arts equipment

Explosives and incendiary substances
You must not have any explosives or incendiary devices or explosives and incendiary devices in your hand baggage.

Such as:

  • Ammunition detonators
  • Detonators and detonators
  • Replicas or imitations of explosive devices
  • Dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives

Baggage allowance at Edelweiss

The baggage allowance policy specifies the quantity, size and weight of baggage that can be checked in free of charge at the airport.

The guidelines vary depending on the class of flight and other factors. If you want to check in more baggage than the baggage allowance allows, then you will have to pay additional fees for excess baggage.

It is important to check Edelweiss Air’s baggage allowance before your flight in order to avoid any negative surprises at check-in at the airport.

Excess baggage at Edelweiss

If your baggage exceeds the free baggage allowance, it is referred to as excess baggage.

Edelweiss Air charges a fee for excess baggage.

These fees may vary depending on the flight, fare and departure airport, as well as the weight and size of excess baggage.

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Special baggage at Edelweiss

Special baggage is larger and heavier than ordinary checked baggage. Most airlines speak of special baggage when the height, length and width of the baggage is more than 158 centimeters and the permissible weight of 23 kg is exceeded.

In most cases, sports equipment such as skis, surfboards or musical instruments as well as strollers and wheelchairs are part of the special baggage.

Different regulations and fees apply to special baggage. For this reason, you should specify the special baggage when booking your flight or at the latest at check-in.

Dog or cat on board?

Depending on the flight, you can also take pets with you on the trip. You can find out what you need to consider in this article.