You always have one free hand baggage item

Everything you need to know on hand baggage

  • Per person and per route with the following dimensions for a cabin suitcase : 55 x 23 x 40 cm and for a cabin bag : 25 x 20 x 33 cm
  • For the comfort and safety of all, you are only entitled to one piece of cabin luggage.
    Any accessories must be included in (handbag, laptop, briefcase, coat, etc.), and must observe the new security measures.
  • Your cabin luggage allowance is 12 kg maximum in Economy cabin class and 18 kg maximum in Premium cabin or Business cabin classes.

    Please note :
    In our 3 cabin classes, children under 2 years old at the date of travel and who do not occupy a seat, do not have cabin luggage included in their price. Their belongings must be included with the cabin luggage of the accompanying adult.

    Since January 15, 2020, the transport of a Bed Box is no longer authorized on all our destinations.
  • Your luggage can not  exceed 115 cm overall size, and can  not exceed  the following dimensions:
    55 heights x 40 lengths x 20 widths.

Alert on 15'' MAC BOOK PRO laptops

To prevent fire risk due to overheating of these devices, the carrying of 15'' MACBOOK PRO laptops is strictly prohibited in checked baggage but remains allowed in carry-on baggage. On board, the use and recharging of these devices is strictly prohibited throughout the flight.

Worth knowing

To find out more about the carriage of pets, please look up our page "travelling with a pet".

Please note

  • Any items prohibited in the cabin must be placed in the hold. If you are in any doubt, do not hesitate to ask the check-in personnel.
  • For reasons of safety and regulatory Corsair reserves the right to control your hand luggage when boarding.
    If your cabin baggage exceeds the weight allowance, we will be obliged to:
    • Ask you to pay an extra charge, adjustable by credit card only, and costs of additional baggage;
    • Ask you to leave your luggage at baggage complaints department in case of refusal to pay;
    • Land you in case of refusal of payment and deposit your luggage in our baggage complaints department.
  • Despite every effort we make on a daily basis to provide the best possible service, there may exceptionally be a delay in forwarding your hold luggage. To avoid any disappointment, think about keeping essential items such as keys or medicines with you or in your cabin luggage.

Liquids in cabin luggage: the new security measures

European regulations stipulate that airlines must refuse to take any liquids in the cabin, (minus the exceptions set out below).
These regulations apply to outgoing all flights from the European Union, including French Overseas Departments, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland.

The term "liquids" covers :

  • Liquids,
  • Gels,
  • Pastes,
  • The contents of pressurised containers (drink, perfume, lotion, hair gel, shower gel, shampoo, toothpaste, shaving foam or any other item of similar consistency).
  • White liquid cheeses comprising more than 100ml or 100g (mascarpone, curd cheese, yogurt, cream, etc.).
  • Cream cheeses such as cheese spreads comprising more than 100ml or 100g.

In accordance with the new regulations, fish and other aquatic animals may no longer be carried in the cabin on our flights.
These animals may now travel by Cargo only.

To have more information on the unaccompanied baggage, click here. 

It is possible to take liquids essential for your health in the cabin, such as: 

  • Baby foods necessary for the trip.
  • Dietetic supplements..
  • Medicines.

When you enter the boarding area, the security agents may ask you for proof of their authenticity, either by producing proof of purchase or a prescription, or by tasting them.

Please note

Any liquids not meeting the characteristics defined above will be confiscated by the security agent as you enter the boarding area.

Preparing your cabin luggage properly

In accordance with the aviation security rules in force, we suggest you read our advice carefully in order to prepare your luggage. Many items are not authorized for air carriage, and others must be specially packed in order to be accepted (especially concealed hazardous goods).

Since the responsibility of the airline is limited in case of loss/theft or accident, additional insurance may sometimes prove necessary.

To have more information on insurance, click here.

Please note: hazardous materials and “concealed” hazardous materials
The customer is held fully responsible in the event of a problem on-board associated with carry-on luggage in their name containing hazardous materials not declared at check-in.
Some hazardous goods may be “concealed”:

  • Electrically driven appliances
  • Wheelchair batteries
  • Certain automotive parts
  • Diving equipment
  • Certain medical supplies
  • Camping equipment
  • Photography supplies

Please note

Diving torches must be separated from their power sources (batteries, capsules, accumulators, etc. ...) and placed in cabin luggage
Diving cylinders are accepted in the hold. They must be emptied and uncapped and come within the hold luggage allowance.
For further information, or special cases, please do not hesitate to contact us on 39 17 (0.34 cts/min).

Prohibited merchandise

For health and safety reasons, certain goods are absolutely prohibited on-board, whether in the cabin or hold. You are held fully responsible if you are carrying one or more items of these hazardous materials not declared at check-in. 

  • Explosives: fireworks, flares, rockets, firecrackers, primers, trick explosives, etc.
  • Compressed, inflammable or non-inflammable gases: tear gas, stoves with refills or butane cylinders, gas cartridges, large quantities of aerosols, Freon, helium, etc.
  • Inflammable liquids: oil stoves and refills, paints and thinners, varnishes, automotive lacquers, fuels, engines with the fuel tank not completely drained (mopeds, motorbikes, karts, lawnmowers, chainsaws, gen sets), etc.
  • Inflammable solids: such as firebrands or barbecue lighters.
  • Toxic products: toxic or anesthetic products, pesticides, insecticides, infectious materials or microbe cultures, etc.
  • Organic peroxides and oxidizing agents: products for common domestic use such as oxygenated water, washing powder, detergents, chemicals, liquid or powder fertilizers (chlorate or nitrate), weedkillers, etc.
  • Radioactive materials: equipment, products, instruments or devices containing a radioactive material, even if they are deemed exempt from the regulations..
  • Any corrosive product such as batteries, electrolytes, mercury barometers and thermometers, acids, bleach, etc.
  • Hazardous merchandise (miscellaneous): the UN classification 9 includes dry ice, yet we do carry it. However, passengers must inform the airline of it, and not exceed 2.5kg per passenger, in packaging enabling carbon dioxide release.
  • Hoverboard, skateboarding, scooters and other electric Segways and unicycles

If you have any doubt whether you can carry certain goods (hold or cabin), we invite you to contact our Customer Service.

If you want to carry valuable or fragile items
We remind you that your luggage must be locked, labelled internally and externally with your surname, forename and permanent address.

Please note

The airline is not responsible for the following items carried in checked-in luggage :

  • Money (cash, credit cards, check books)
  • Securities or bonds
  • Business documents/ID
  • Medicines
  • Jewelry
  • Car/house keys
  • Samples
  • Valuables (camera, videocam, PC, laptop, telephone, Hi-fi equipment, electronic games, electronic diaries, etc.)
  • Fragile items (vases, paintings, etc.)
  • For the latter two categories in particular, we suggest you take out temporary private insurance covering this type of item to protect yourself against damage or loss.

If you want to carry an urn

They are permitted in the cabin provided that : 

  • The packaging makes the contents unidentifiable.
  • The container is not made from breakable material.
  • The size complies with cabin luggage dimensions.
  • The urn is welded shut for international flights.
  • The administrative formalities are in order in the case of international flights (incineration certificate issued by the crematorium, transport permit issued by the Prefecture or local authority).

In case of doubt about the possibility of transporting certain goods (hold and cabin), we invite you to contact our Customer Service.

Contact us

From France and the DROM

You will have to make the reservation at your point of sale or to our Customer Service open daily from 07:00 to 23:00 at

*Tariff from a landline

From abroad

You will have to make the reservation at your point of sale or to our Customer Service open daily from 07:00 to 23:00 at


Do you have other questions?

If you have any other questions about your luggage, we invite you to consult our FAQ, you will find all the answers.

However, if you still need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.