Emirates announces major change to baggage allowances


Emirates announces major change to baggage allowances

Dubai - Changes will take place next month.

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Published: Mon 21 Jan 2019, 7:38 PM

Last updated: Tue 22 Jan 2019, 6:34 PM

Dubai-based Emirates airline announced a change to their baggage allowance policy which will come into effect next month.
According to an Emirates circular, several fare types will have their baggage allowance reduced by 5kg. Starting next month, the airline will implement a new free baggage allowance scheme for Economy flyers. Recently, the airline separated Economy fares into four ticket types: Special, Saver, Flex and Flex Plus.
From February 4, Special and Saver ticket holders will have an available baggage allowance of 15kg and 25kg respectively. Originally, these tickets allowed for 20kg and 30kg of baggage. Flex and Flex Plus allowances will remain the same.
Tickets issued before February 4 will still follow the old baggage allowance scheme stipulated below:

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