The airline is now part of the massive German-owned TUI holiday group, however, Corsair remains at present an independently managed French airline. The name has been amended to Corsair International in anticipation of a re-branding in the future to TuiFly, which will feature across all the groups’ airlines.
Corsair International has bases at Paris, Brest, Nantes, Lyons, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Marseilles.
Corsair International has different baggage policies for carry-on and checked baggage. Your baggage allowance will depend on the cabin class you select.
On Corsair flights passengers are allowed to bring carry-on baggage which must not exceed 55 x 23 x 40 cm. You'll also be allowed to bring a personal item such as a handbag, laptop, briefcase, or coat. Personal items should not exceed 25 x 20 x 33 cm.
Passengers in Economy class are permitted 1 x 12kg item for their hand luggage.
Passengers in Premium or Business class are allowed 1 x 18kg for hand luggage.
Checked luggage allowance is dependent on the class flying, and the destination of your flight. It will either be 1 or 2 pieces of either 23 or 32kg luggage. Look at your e ticket or booking confirmation to see how much baggage you are permitted. Alternatively, look at Corsairs website directly to work out your allowance according to your class and route flying.
Corsair International passengers can choose to fly in Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class.
Passengers in economy seat get a taste of the luxury at economy prices. It provides a comfortable and enjoyable flight, with the option of selecting your seat for the plane, and even upgrading to seats with extra legroom.
Passengers are provided with amenities to help enhance the relaxing and restful nature, such as a blanket and a pillow. To help passengers with adjusting to being in the air, the A330-300s are equipped with mood lighting, which allows passengers to adjust by simulating dusk or sunrise according to the stages of your flight. Passengers are provided with their own touchscreen personal entertainment system, with access to music, radio, TV and podcasts. Passengers also are served a meal and a non-alcoholic beverage, including soft drinks and tea or coffee on their flight, which will vary according to the time and route of your flight.
Seats in economy are described as being ‘next-generation’, with great technical advances and great comfort.
Premium economy passengers can begin their privileges the moment they enter the airport. From fast-track check-in and priority security lanes and boarding, passengers spend less time waiting around and queueing. There is also access to the premium private lounges in most airports.
Passengers have extra hold and cabin luggage in premium. On board, passengers get a comfort amenity kit which features ear plugs, eye masks, flight socks, a comb, lib balm, scented spray and a toothbrush with toothpaste. Passengers also enjoy special meals on board, which are all served on porcelain dishes and served with quality wines. The in-flight entertainment system is the same as that in economy class.
In premium class, passengers enjoy wide and ergonomic seats allowing for a comfortable flight.
Business class on this airline is fairly new, with it only being introduced in September 2017. It provides luxury travel at a competitive prices, to provide travellers with a very special experience.
There is a generous allowance of baggage in business class, with passengers allowed 2 x 18kg cabin baggage and 2 x 32kg hold baggage. Passengers can enjoy Michelin-starred chef designed food on board, with an exclusive and impressive menu featuring items such as caviar and lobster. Amenity kits includes high-end skincare and cosmetic products, and the entertainment on board is on a 13-inch personal iPad screen.
The business class cabin has flat bed seats, complete with duvets and pillows which are designed to maximise your rest levels. They also provide maximum comfort should you wish to be productive and get some work done. Seats are spaced 152cm apart, giving you plenty of personal space and room to relax.
There is currently no first class cabin on this airline. To enjoy a luxurious flight, upgrade to business class.
Corsair ON SKY is the free streaming service on board Corsair flights. You can connect with Corsair ON SKY via your mobile device with Android or IOS. Corsair ON SKY consists of a numbers films, TV series, documentaries and reports related to destinations that Corsair fly to/from, music albums and games.
To use Corsair ON SKY simply switch your mobile device to aircraft mode then turn on WiFi and connect to the corsaironboard network. Open your web browser and connect to the application www.corsaironsky.fr - now sit back and enjoy from a selection of TV shows and movies during your Corsair flight.
No matter where your travelling to or the time of your departure, Corsair passengers will be entitled to a standard meal along with a snack and/or breakfast. You'll also be entitled to a choice of soft drinks, wine or beer.
Children between the age of 2-11 years old can enjoy meals and snacks that have been carefully handpicked to the taste of children. Snacks onbaord Corsair flights include cereal or dried fruit bar.
Corsair International passengers can check in prior to the flight departure. We advise that you check in online for a quick and easy airport journey.
Corsair International online check-in opens 72 hours prior to your flight departure time and closes 2 hours before departure. You can check-in for your Corsair flight via 'Manage my booking' at the top of the page. Once you've checked in, you'll be able to save your boarding pass onto your mobile wallet or print it out.
Passengers should aim to arrive at the airport at least 4 hours before their flight is due to depart. Visit the Corsair desk in Orly 4, gate 42D. Check-in will close 1 hour 30 minutes before your flight is due to depart. After this time, you'll no longer be able to board Corsair flights and may lose your ticket.
Club Corsair is the frequent flyer programme of Corsair. Club Corsair is a frequent flyer program which offers its members benefits for every flight with Corsair and savings, free tickets, discounts, and exclusive privileges.
Corsair International offers a handful of special services on board their aircraft.
Corsair allow you to bring your pet in the hold of the aircraft at an extra cost. The weight of your animal and the its container should not exceed 50kg. Your animal should be carried in a hard shell container. Please note that metal cages are prohibited. Pets should carry the correct documentations and vaccinations certificates in order to be able to fly with Corsair.
Corsair International flies to many destinations including Montreal, Paris, Lyon, Marseille, and more. Corsair also flies to Mauritius.
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Paris Orly Airport, often called Orly Airport or even just Orly, is an international airport located just outside Paris, France. This is also the hub for Air France, HOP!, French Bee and Transavia France. In 2018, it remained as the busiest airport in France for domestic traffic, and the second busiest in France for overall passenger traffic.
The airline also operates flights for many airlines flying to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean, North America and Asia. These airlines include Aigle Azur, Icelandair, Level and Royal Air Maroc.
Corsair International lets you pre-select your seat from the time of booking up until 48 hours before your flight departure time. If you've purchased Corsair flight(s), then you can pre-book your seat via 'Manage my Booking' at the top of the page. In order to pre-select your seat on board Corsair flights you'll need to have your booking number.
As of July 2022, Corsair International operates its scheduled flights with an Airbus A330-300 and Airbus A330-900 aircraft.
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