Aerolineas Argentinas Baggage and Carry-on

What is Aerolineas Argentinas policy on hand baggage?

When flying with Aerolineas Argentinas, the carry-on allowance depends on the fare purchased:

  • PROMO fare for domestic flights within Argentina – only one personal item.
  • All other fares – one piece of hand baggage plus one personal item.

The carry-on allowance is subject to weight and size restrictions as follows:

Hand BaggageMaximum WeightMaximum size
Carry-on bagDomestic flights, Economy Class – 5 kg (11 lbs)
Domestic flights, Club Economy Class – 10 kg (22 lbs)
International flights, all classes – 10 kg (22 lbs)
55 x 35 x 25 cm
(22 x 14 x 10 in)
Personal item3 kg40 x 30 x 15 cm

Other items that you may carry on board are a coat, an umbrella, a small camera, a walking stick. Infants have no carry-on allowance, but a stroller, a baby walker or a folding baby chair are accepted free of charge in the passenger cabin, subject to space availability.

What is Aerolineas Argentinas policy on checked baggage?

Aerolineas Argentina determines the free baggage allowance based on the Piece System:

Free Baggage Allowance
Air Shuttle*
Club Economy / Club Condor /
Promo Club Condor
DomesticNo allowance1 x 15 kg2 x 15 kg each2 x 23 kg each
ColombiaNo allowance1 x 20 kg2 x 20 kg each2 x 20 kg each
Dominican RepublicNo allowance1 x 20 kg2 x 20 kg each3 x 20 kg each
Regional**No allowance1 x 23 kg2 x 23 kg each2 x 23 kg each
MexicoNo allowance1 x 23 kg2 x 23 kg each3 x 23 kg each
The USNo allowance 1 x  23 kg2 x 23 kg each2 x 23 kg each3 x 23 kg each
EuropeNo allowance1 x 23 kg2 x 23 kg each3 x 23 kg each***
*Buenos Aires – Córdoba / Mendoza
**Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay.
***Exception – Europe Promo Club Condor – 2 x 23 kg each.

The maximum size per piece of checked baggage is 158 cm (sum of all dimensions) for all travel classes.

Excess Baggage Fees

If your baggage exceeds the allowed weight, size or quantity, you will have to pay excess baggage fees that will depend on the route:

Excess Baggage Fees – Additional Piece
Route1st Additional Piece2nd+ Additional Pieces
Advance purchase*At the airportAdvance purchase*At the airport
Domestic within ArgentinaARS 749ARS 1700ARS 999ARS 2100
Argentina, Regional** ↔ Regional**USD 20USD 40USD 40USD 80
Argentina, Regional** ↔ Colombia, PeruUSD 30USD 60USD 50USD 100
South America*** ↔ Dominican Republic, MexicoUSD 50USD 90USD 70USD 110
South America*** ↔ the USUSD 120USD 150USD 120USD 150
South America*** ↔ EuropeUSD/EUR 60USD/EUR 80USD/EUR 100USD/EUR 120
*Advance purchase of additional pieces of baggage is available up to 3 hours before departure, online, through Aerolineas Argentina Contact Center or commercial offices.
**Regional – Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay.
***South America – Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay.

The maximum weight allowed per piece of checked baggage is 32 kg, except 23 kg within Argentina and between Argentina and Chile.

Excess Baggage Fees – Overweight or Oversized Piece
RouteOverweight PieceOversized Piece
16-23 kg23-32 kg158-300 cm
Domestic within Argentina*ARS 850ARS 2300
Argentina, Regional* ↔ Regional**USD 60USD 100
Argentina, Regional ↔ Colombia, PeruUSD 70USD 100
South America ↔ Dominican Republic, MexicoUSD 80USD 120
South America ↔ the USUSD 100USD 150
South America ↔ EuropeUSD/EUR 100USD/EUR 150
*On domestic flights within Argentina and flights between Argentina and Chile, the maximum weight per piece is 23 kg.

Sports Equipment

The following sports equipment is considered special baggage and accepted upon the payment of the applicable special baggage fee: bicycle, boogie boarding, bodyboarding, fishing, golf, hunting firearms, kitesurfing, sandboarding, scuba diving, snow skiing, snowboarding, surfboard not exceeding 300 cm long, water skiing, wakeboarding.

RouteSpecial Baggage Fee
Domestic within Argentina*ARS 800
South America ↔ South AmericaUSD 50
South America ↔ InternationalUSD/EUR 100

Other sports equipment, not specified above, may be carried as regular checked baggage. Canoes, kayaks, hang gliders, kitesurfing equipment, oars, pole vaults, spears, and windsurfing equipment are not accepted and must be sent via Aerolíneas Cargo.

Baggage Service

In case of damaged baggage, passengers must present themselves at the Aerolineas Argentinas baggage claim counter and fill a form to declare the missing or damaged content and its value. This constitutes a formal complaint and must be resolved within 30 days. The claim must be made before leaving the airport. If the passenger leaves the airport and then presents the claim, proof that the damage or pilferage occurred during the flight must be made.

If your baggage is lost or delayed, you must make a claim at the airport Baggage Services office in the baggage claim area and then use Aerolineas Argentinas Baggage Tracer at no cost.

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