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Baggage Allowance


Picto bag

Economy class 

  • 1 piece of 115 cm (55-35-25 cm, wheels and handle included)
  • 1 accessory piece (handbag, briefcase or laptop of maximum 15 cm width, camera or other item of equivalent dimensions)
  • Maximum weight: 7 kg

Business class

  • 2  pieces of 115 cm (55-35-25 cm, wheels and handle included)
  • 1  accessory piece (handbag,  briefcase or laptop of maximum 15 cm width, camera or other item of  equivalent dimensions).
  • Maximum  weight: 14 kg

Cheked baggage

Picto baggage

Economy class

  • 1  additional piece (of maximum 23kg): £75 per sector flown
  • 2nd additional piece and additional pieces thereafter (of maximum 23kg  each): £150 per additional piece per sector flown
  • Each  piece of baggage should not exceed 158 cm (Length + Width + Height).


Picto baggages

Business class

  •  2  pieces of maximum 30 kg
  • 1  additional piece (of maximum 23kg): £150 per sector flown
  • Each  piece of baggage should not exceed 158 cm (Length + Width + Height).

Free carriage of golf bag

Picto golf bag
We can carry one golf bag per customer up to 20kgs

Wedding dresses carried for free

We can carry as an extra piece of checked luggage at no extra cost - one bag per couple up to 20kgs.

Surf boards 

Picto surf boards
We will carry surf boards free of charge as long as it no longer than 2m long and provided it is within the normal checked baggage allowance of one piece per customer.

Special baggage items

If dimensions (length + width + height) of equipment are less than 200 cm and its weight is within 23 kg, the equipment is considered as part of the passenger baggage and no charge applies.

In case the dimensions exceed 200 cm or the number of pieces exceeds baggage entitlement, then a charge of £70 (one-way) applies (payment at airport):

  • Surfboard  equipment (surf/kite-surf/body-surf/wind-surf & longboards)  between 200 cm and 300 cm
  • Diving  bottles: £140/leg
  • Hunting  trophies: £70/leg

Passengers travelling with pets


Your pet may be carried in the aircraft hold (as checked baggage or cargo) subject to fulfilling all the special conditions. Please contact your nearest Air Mauritius Office.

  • Request  for traveling with an animal in baggage hold shall be made in  advance
  • Approbation  is delivered by the Mauritian Ministry of Agriculture



Kestrelflyer cardholders (gold & silver) and student travelling on basis of Student fares will be entitled to a second free additional piece of luggage of 23 kg maximum.

Students who are kestrelflyer Gold or Silver cardholders and are already allowed two pieces on their ticket, will be entitled to a third free additional piece at check-in on Paris and London routes, upon presentation of their card at the airport. This will apply provided student is travelling on the basis of Student fares and point to point travel.

Excess baggage

Excess baggage fares on European routes

In Economy class, if weight exceeds 23 kg (up to a maximum of 30 kg), passenger will be charged as follow:

  • London-Mauritius:  £75
  • Mauritius-London:  100 USD

Excess baggage fares on non-European routes

From / To To Mauritius From Mauritius
Airport Rate Pre-sell Rate Airport Rate Pre-sell
Perth AUD 25 AUD 20 MUR 700 MUR 560
Kuala Lumpur MYR 75 MYR 60 MUR 700 MUR 560
Singapore SGD 30 SGD 25 MUR 700 MUR 560
Hong Kong HKD 220 HKD 175 MUR 800 MUR 640
Shanghai / Beijing / Chengdu CNY 200 CNY 160 MUR 800 MUR 640
Mumbai / Chennai / Bengaluru INR 1200 INR 960 MUR 600 MUR 480
Delhi INR 1500 INR 1200 MUR 700 MUR 560
Johannesburg / Durban ZAR 80 ZAR 65 MUR 250 MUR 200
Cape Town ZAR 100 ZAR 80 MUR 300 MUR 240
Nairobi USD 15 USD 12 MUR 400 MUR 320
Rodrigues MUR 100 - MUR 100 -
Antananarivo USD 9 USD 7 MUR 250 MUR 200
St. Denis, Pierrefonds EUR 4 EUR 4 MUR 125 MUR 100
From To Europe  
Australia AUD 35 AUD 30 - -


For any oversize baggage, please contact our Cargo offices in London:


Air Logistics Networks
Cargo Terminal 4
East Midlands Airport
Castle Donington
DE74 2SA
Tel: 01332-850021
Fax: 01332-811961
Out of hours mobile: 07885-875184
Office hours
0900-1800 M-F
0900-1300 S-S

Baggage allowance for infants

On international flights, infants (under 2 years) are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 10 kg plus one stroller and one hand baggage free of charge. On the Mauritius to Rodrigues flights and vice versa, infants (under 2 years) are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 5 kg plus one stroller and one hand baggage free of charge.

Wedding Dress

Wedding dresses are permitted free of charge as an additional piece of checked in luggage. This additional piece of luggage is in addition to the check in baggage entitlement for the class of travel booked. Passengers are only permitted this additional piece of luggage when travelling on non-stop flights from LHR-MRU-LHR and restricted to one bag per couple up to 20kgs. 

There is also no charge for wedding dresses / attire if carried as cabin luggage in the overhead locker. Please note there is no space for wedding dresses /attires to be hung in the coat compartments on board. All attire should be packed in small boxes or a cabin bag which can fit into the overhead locker as per cabin baggage restriction size and weight per passenger.

Customers must show either their wedding ban or marriage certificate as proof of wedding on departure