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How much luggage? What if its lost?
What is maximum baggage size and weight?
According to IATA (International Air Transportation Association), usually a passenger can take two checked pieces of baggage with the sum of one bag’s height, width and length not exceeding 158 cm/62 inches. Moreover, IATA advises 23kg/50lbs as a maximum weight for each bag. However, some airlines has an exten
Baggage allowance rules for multi-airline flights
Some flights involve multiple airlines. How do you calculate baggage allowance for such flights? IATA Resolution 302 suggests obeying the baggage allowance rules of the Most Significant Carrier – the airline that is the first to cross a tariff area (IATA divides the world territories into three tariff areas); to cross the sub-tariff area or to cro
What to do if an airline delays or looses baggage?
In case a passenger does not receive his or her baggage after arrival, these are the actions to be taken: turn to the respective airline's representatives at the airport and file a claim - Property Irregularity Report, stating that your baggage is missing save the report number (PIR), as it will help you identify your delayed/lost baggage. Usin
Splits: can I check in my baggage till the final destination?
It is always easier when one's baggage is checked in till the last point of travel rather than a passenger should pick it up at connection airport to pass it to the next airline. Generally, for single-ticket flights airlines register baggage till a passenger's destination (unless exceptionally there is no agreement between airlines). Though in split tickets the airlines that appear in separate itineraries will not be bound by any agreement with each other.
What affects the amount of checked baggage?
International Air Transportation Association (IATA) names three criteria that affect baggage allowance: frequent flyer status with the airline: for example, Australia’s airline Qantas assign up to 50 kg additional baggage allowance to its Frequent Flyers – the exact baggage amount depends on a route, class and a Frequent Flyer tier. purchase itself