The men to stand trial are aged between 35 and 48. Four work for the airline's cargo arm and the other is an employee of Air France Industries.
They could face up to three years in prison and 45,000 euros fine.
An internal investigation at the airline has identified 10 workers thought to be involved in the violence. Disciplinary measures, which could include dismissal, are expected to be announced this week, a source said to AFP.