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About Aerolineas Argentinas

Whenever you plan to travel with an airline, it’s crucial that you learn about every detail and policy they have to offer. Similar to other airlines, Aerolíneas Argentinas also has a system which assists passengers and makes their journey seamless. The Aerolineas Argentinas baggage policy is also created by the airline, which explains how much luggage is allowed in the cargo and cabin for each passenger. 

Aerolineas Argentinas (AR) is the largest airline and major flag carrier of Argentina. It was founded in 1949 due to the merger of four companies. Additionally, it is headquartered in the Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires. It has a primary hub at the Ministro Pistarini International Airport. As of now, it operates to 58 domestic and international destinations. 

Baggage Allowance Policy 

Planning to travel with Aerolineas Argentinas? Then before boarding your flight, check out these guidelines explaining Aerolineas Argentinas baggage allowance for a clearer picture. 

  • The baggage rule of the airline states that every passenger is allowed to take one piece of carry-on baggage and personal item bag each.
  • The checked baggage allowance will depend upon your flight destination and whether you’re traveling in basic fare or flex fare. 
  • You are allowed to carry your pet, provided that you take full responsibility of it and will have to pay certain charges. 
  • There is also a baggage allowance system for infants and children. 
  • If you wish to carry extra baggage, then you will have to pay extra baggage fees as levied by the airline. 

Carry-On Baggage Allowance 

  • Carry-on baggage can be taken on board, subject to the space available in the cabin. In case it cannot be carried on board due to operational issues, it will be sent to the hold free of charge, even if it qualifies as checked baggage as regards size and weight.
  • Conversely, if your carry-on baggage does not comply with the maximum amount, size and weight allowed, you will have the chance to send it to the hold of the plane at an extra cost.
  • As per Aerolineas Argentinas baggage policy, you can take a carry-on bag and a personal item in the cabin free of charge, as long as they are included in your fare and they comply with the allowed characteristics, size and weight. 
  • The maximum weight allowed for carry-on baggage is: 

            Domestic- 17 lbs

            International- 22 lbs

  • The dimensions of wheeled or non-wheeled bags must not exceed- 55 x 35 x 25 cm and must fit in the overhead bin or under your seat. 
  • The personal item bag must not exceed the weight limit of 6 lbs and dimensions of 40 x 30 x 15 cm. It may be a backpack, a purse, a laptop bag or a baby bag.

Other items that you can carry:

  • A coat.
  • An umbrella.
  • A small photographic camera.
  • A walking stick

Aerolineas Argentinas Checked Baggage Allowance 

  • Aerolineas Argentinas checked baggage must contain personal use items (clothes, footwear, toiletries, etc.). Hence, do not pack valuables like money, jewels, electronics, portable computers, medications or business documents. If you ignore this notice, the airline shall not be liable for any loss or damage.
  • The checked baggage allowance depends entirely on your fare type and destination you’re flying to. 
  • Luggages exceeding the limit of checked baggage allowance will incur an excess baggage fee.
  • Bear in mind that there are promotional fares which do not include baggage allowance; however, in these cases, there is an option to purchase additional baggage at least 3 hours prior to scheduled departure.

Aerolineas Argentinas Domestic Baggage Allowance

For Adults 

Origin / DestinationArgentinaMaximum size
Promo FareWith charge158 cm
Basic Fare33 lbs, 1 piece158 cm
Plus Fare33 lbs, 1 piece158 cm
Flex Fare33 lbs, 1 piece158 cm
Premium Economy33 lbs, 2 piece each158 cm

For Children 

Children are entitled to the same Aerolineas Argentinas baggage allowance as adult passengers. Items allowed can include a pushchair / baby walker, collapsible stroller or car seat which can be transported in the passenger cabin, subject to space availability. 

For Infants 

Not entitled to baggage allowance. Infant items allowed can include a pushchair / baby walker, collapsible stroller or car seat which can be transported in the passenger cabin, subject to space availability. 

Aerolineas Argentinas Regional Baggage Allowance

For Adults 

DestinationPromo FareBasic FarePlus FareFlex farePremium Economy
Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Chile*, Brazil, PeruWith chargeWith charge 1 piece, 50 lbs2 pieces each, 50 lbs2 pieces each, 50 lbs
ColombiaWith chargeWith charge 1 piece, 44 lbs2 pieces each, 44 lbs2 pieces each, 44 lbs

For Children 

Children are entitled to the same baggage allowance as adult passengers. Items allowed can include a pushchair / baby walker, collapsible stroller or car seat which can be transported in the passenger cabin, subject to space availability. 

For Infants

Infants not occupying a seat are entitled to a free Aerolineas Argentinas checked baggage allowance only, which consists of 1 piece of maximum 22 lbs and 115 cm. Items allowed can include a pushchair / baby walker, collapsible stroller or car seat which can be transported in the passenger cabin, subject to space availability. 

Aerolineas Argentinas International Baggage Allowance

For Adults 

DestinationPromo FareBasic FarePlus FareFlex farePromo BusinessBusiness Fare
MexicoWith chargeWith charge 1 piece, 50 lbs2 pieces each, 50 lbs3 pieces each, 50 lbs3 pieces each, 50 lbs
Dominican RepublicWith chargeWith charge 1 piece, 50 lbs2 pieces each, 50 lbs3 pieces each, 50 lbs3 pieces each, 50 lbs
USAWith chargeWith charge 1 piece, 50 lbs2 pieces each, 50 lbs3 pieces each, 50 lbs3 pieces each, 50 lbs
EuropeWith chargeWith charge 1 piece, 50 lbs2 pieces each, 50 lbs3 pieces each, 50 lbs3 pieces each, 50 lbs

For Children 

Children are entitled to the same Aerolineas Argentinas baggage allowance as adult passengers. Items allowed can include a pushchair / baby walker, collapsible stroller or car seat which can be transported in the passenger cabin, subject to space availability. 

For Infants

Infants not occupying a seat are entitled to a free checked baggage allowance only, which consists of 1 piece of maximum 10 kg and 115 cm. Items allowed can include a pushchair / baby walker, collapsible stroller or car seat which can be transported in the passenger cabin, subject to space availability. 

Aerolineas Argentinas Excess Baggage Policy 

A piece of baggage is considered to be excess baggage when there is an excess in its weight, number of pieces or size. You will have to pay a certain charge if your luggage does not meet with the Aerolineas Argentinas baggage limit. 

Routes1st PieceAdditional Parts
Argentina < > Argentina – Except Tierra del FuegoARS 3199Not applicable
Argentina < > Argentina – Tierra del FuegoARS 2644Not applicable
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay < > South AmericaNot applicableARS 8122
Bolivia < >  South AmericaNot applicableARS 9260
Colombia < >  South AmericaNot applicableARS 10263
Peru < >  South AmericaNot applicableARS 11534
Mexico < > South AmericaNot applicableARS 18845
Dominican Republic < > South AmericaNot applicableARS 19170
Cuba, United States < >   South AmericaNot applicableARS 16245
Europa < >   South AmericaNot applicableARS 16245
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay < > InternationalNot applicableARS 16245
Bolivia < > InternationalNot applicableARS 18682
Colombia < > InternationalNot applicableARS 17058
Peru < > InternationalNot applicableARS 19170

Aerolineas Argentinas Additional Baggage Policy 

  • As per Aerolineas Argentinas baggage policy, you may purchase up to 4 additional pieces of baggage in advance, up to 3 hours before the departure of your flight.
  • Bear in mind that all additional services are non-refundable. The purchase of Additional Baggage is not applicable to special baggage or overweight or oversize baggage.

Each piece of Additional Baggage may not exceed:

Weight for domestic flights: 33 lbs in coach class and 33 lbs in Premium Economy class for flights within Argentina. If the baggage exceeds 50 lbs, it will have to be dispatched through Aerolíneas Cargo.

Weight for regional and international flights: 50 lbs both in coach class and in Business class for regional and international flights (except for flights to/from Bogotá, for which each piece of Additional Baggage may not exceed 44 lbs).

Additional Baggage Fees

Routes1st PieceAdditional Parts
Argentina < > Argentina – Except Tierra del FuegoARS 3499ARS 4299
Argentina < > Argentina – Tierra del FuegoARS 2892ARS 3533
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay < > South AmericaARS 4873ARS 9747
Bolivia < >  South AmericaARS 5523ARS 11209
Colombia < >  South AmericaARS 8610ARS 13646
Peru < >  South AmericaARS 9585ARS 15271
Mexico < > South AmericaARS 13159ARS 18845
Dominican Republic < > South AmericaARS 13484ARS 19170
Cuba, United States < >   South AmericaARS 11372ARS 16245
Europa < >   South AmericaARS 14621ARS 19495
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay < > InternationalARS 11372ARS 16245
Bolivia < > InternationalARS 12996ARS 18682
Colombia < > InternationalARS 12022ARS 17058
Peru < > InternationalARS 13484ARS 19170

Aerolineas Argentinas Pet Policy 

You can travel with your dog or your cat in the cabin in all routes operated by Aerolíneas Argentinas. The following are the general conditions as per Aerolineas Argentinas baggage policy:

  • You must have the required documentation according to your destination. See the Documentation section.
  • You must make your booking at least 72 hours before the departure of your flight (payment in advance is needed to confirm the service). You may also make the booking at the Airport, on the day of the flight ONLY, but in this case, the service will be subject to availability.
  • Unaccompanied minors may not carry animals under this scheme.
  • Each passenger may carry one dog or cat and only one animal may be carried per pet carrier. Up to 2 (two) pets may be carried as checked baggage.
  • Pets must be carried inside a carrier (crate) brought by the passenger.
  • If the carrier does not meet all acceptance conditions, your pet will be denied boarding in the cabin and the charge for the service will not be refunded. 

Pet carrier acceptance conditions:

  • It must be a waterproof, durable, ventilated and safe carrier.
  • It must be big enough for the pet to be able to stand up, sit straight, turn around and lie down comfortably.
  • It must be placed under the seat in front of the passenger.
  • Maximum dimensions for carriers in both cabins:
    • Soft-sided crates: 44 cm long, 30 cm wide and 20 cm tall.
    • Hard-sided crates: 44 cm long, 30 cm wide and 17 cm tall.

Aerolineas Argentinas Special Baggage Policy

Charges for special baggage 

Routes Charges 
Argentina < > Argentina – Except Tierra del FuegoARS 3499
Argentina < > Argentina – Tierra del FuegoARS 2892
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay < > South AmericaARS 9747
Bolivia < > South AmericaARS 11209
Colombia < > SudaméricaARS 10234
Peru < > South AmericaARS 11534
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay < > InternationalARS 24368
Bolivia < > InternationalARS 27943
Colombia < > InternationalARS 25568
Peru < > InternationalARS 19007
Mexico < > South AmericaARS 28267
Dominican Republic < > South AmericaARS 19007
Cuba, United States, Europe < > South AmericaARS 24368

Sports Equipments

As per Aerolineas Argentinas baggage allowance, following items are allowed as sport equipment under the category of special baggage:

  • Snow skiing
  • Snowboard
  • Scuba diving
  • Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Wakeboarding, boogie boarding or  bodyboarding
  • Hunting  (hunting firearms)
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Sandboarding
  • Hockey

Musical Instruments

As carry-on baggage

  • In order to carry larger instruments, such as a violoncello, the passenger will have to pay for an adjacent seat. Booking must be made through customer support at least 48 hours before the departure date of the flight. The Aerolineas Argentinas baggage policy says that the instrument must be securely packed to be carried safely on the seat.
  • Only one musical instrument per passenger may be carried as carry-on baggage. The item must be carried in a case that can be fitted into the bin, not exceeding 80 cm long and the weight allowed according to the route. In this case, the musical instrument will be the only carry-on baggage that the passenger will be allowed to transport on board, plus one personal item. 
  • If the item exceeds the established maximum limitations for carry-on baggage, it will have to be carried as checked baggage and will be subject to overweight charges.

Instruments as checked baggage

You can carry your musical instrument as Aerolineas Argentinas checked baggage, under the following conditions:

  • Each instrument will be charged according to the fees established in the Special Baggage chart and according to the route.
  • The instrument must be securely packed and placed inside a suitable case to avoid any damage during travel. We recommend carrying instruments in special containers for fragile objects.

Audio visual equipment

You may carry TVs, monitors, projection screens, speakers/sound amplifiers, among other items, as special checked baggage. These items must be adequately packaged or placed in a suitable container for their transportation.

Special baggage without charge

  • Carrying Weapons
  • Carrying Ashes (human remains)
  • Carrying human organs

Prohibited Items 

As per Aerolineas Argentinas baggage guidelines, the following items are prohibited in the cabin as well as in the cargo:

  • Lithium Batteries
  • Battery-operated strollers
  • Camping equipment
  • Explosives
  • Fireworks
  • Gun powder
  • Haunting Trophies (Argentine Native Fauna)
  • Electronic Devices – Batteries
  • Camping and Outdoor Items and Weapons
  • Medicinal and Toiletry Items
  • Wheelchairs or Other Mobility Aids – Aid Devices
  • Matches and Lighters
  • Liquids, aerosols and compressed gasses
  • Work Items and Tools
  • Miscellaneous Items

FAQs

  • How early can I check my luggage, if I am traveling with Aerolineas Argentinas ?

    Aerolineas Argentinas allows passengers to check in at least 4 hours prior to the scheduled departure of all flights.

  • How many free checked baggage can I carry with Aerolineas Argentinas ? 

    Aerolineas Argentinas  allows free checked baggage, depending upon fare type and destinations. Promo and basic fares are not allowed free checked baggage for regional and international routes.

  • What is Aerolineas Argentinas baggage fee?

    Aerolineas Argentinas  charges a baggage fee when your luggage exceeds the allowed baggage limit. The fee will depend on your flight destination.

  • What should I do if my baggage is delayed or damaged?

    If you are at the airport, you can go to the Aerolineas Argentinas baggage counter and report about the issue. If the luggage is damaged and the airline is responsible, then they will reimburse you.

  • What is Aerolineas Argentinas baggage policy for basic fare?

     The basic fare ticket allows passengers to carry 33 lbs as checked baggage in domestic flight and on purchase for other routes. All passengers are allowed to carry one 1 carry-on bag and one personal item free of charge. 

  • Can you check more than two bags in Aerolineas Argentinas ?

    Aerolineas Argentinas allows two bags, depending upon the flight destination and fare type.

  • How can I pay the Aerolineas Argentinas  baggage fee?

    Aerolineas Argentinas allows you to pay your baggage fee both at the airport counter and online via the official website.

  • Can I carry my pet on the Aerolineas Argentinas  flight? 

    Yes, Aerolineas Argentinas  allows household cats and dogs in the passenger cabin. The pet must be kept in a pet carrier and to be seated under the seat in front of you. 

  • Are infants allowed to take any carry-on baggage?

    As per Aerolineas Argentinas baggage policy, infants are not allowed to take any carry-on baggage for any flight route. They can only carry a stroller, a baby walker or a folding baby chair.

Aerolineas Argentinas Popular Airports

  • Miami International Airport (MIA)
  • Viru Viru International Airport (VVI)

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