Carry-on Baggage

How much to carry, size of bags allowed in cabin, how to pack your bags - find the answers here.


When you fly with us, make sure to follow the instructions below. If you are flying with one of our partners, we invite you to read their terms and conditions.

With Air Mauritius, you are entitled to:


Economy Class

1 piece of hand baggage weighing up to a maximum of 7 kgs. 

Except for Rodrigues : 1 piece/ 5 kg.


Business Class: 

2 pieces of hand baggage weighing up to a maximum of 7 kgs each.

For your comfort, you may also bring on board personal items such as an overcoat, wrap, blanket, umbrella, walking stick, laptop, camera, binoculars, infant carrying basket and baby food to be consumed in-flight, as well as a reasonable quantity of duty-free purchases.

Please ensure that all cabin baggage is stored either under the seat in front of you or in one of the overhead lockers. To ensure your safety and that of fellow passengers, baggage may not be placed behind your legs, in the aisles or in front of emergency exit.


Economy Class / Business Class

As a general rule, the dimensions (length + width + height) of a hand baggage should not exceed 115 cm.


Passenger will be entitled to an additional excess, up to a maximum of 5 kg, at a rate of EUR 10 per kg.


Some airports have more restrictive conditions regarding the number and weight of hand baggage and may require that hand baggage be tagged by airline staff at check-in, before passengers go through security checkpoints

Baggage Information for code-sharing flights

On code-sharing flights, the operating airline's transportation rules should apply. For instance, on Mauritius/Europe flights operated by Air France, while travelling in the Economy class, you are allowed to bring 1 hand baggage with dimensions 35 x 55 x 25 cm as well as 1 accessory, all of which should weigh a maximum of 12 kgs.

In case of non-compliance, such hand luggage will be collected at the boarding gate and placed in the hold. We recommend to verify baggage allowances of the operating airline prior departure.

IMPORTANTPlease check our Dangerous goods section for special conditions applicable to passengers travelling with 15" Mac Pro devices.

Equipment for persons with disabilities

We are always committed to providing a positive travel experience to our passengers requiring special assistance!

Persons with disabilities wishing to travel with Air Mauritius can carry on-board equipment such as collapsible wheelchairs, folding wheelchairs, a pair of crutches and/or braces free of charge. This equipment can be stored in the hold or in the cabin if there is enough space.

Travelling with infants

We understand that you always need more space when there’s a baby on board!

For parents travelling with us, we ensure that your infants who are not yet entitled to a seat are still allowed to bring their little bags along. Please check our travelling with children page for more information. 

Items restricted/prohibited in cabin

For a hassle-free travel, make sure you are aware of what items are restricted or prohibited in your hand baggage before you travel. Find out more:

Check our conditions of carriage or contact us for more information.