From 1 February 2011, British Airways will increase checked baggage allowance for passengers booked in full fare economy (Y class) on all long haul flights from one to TWO pieces of baggage.
In addition, the following changes will apply to any passengers travelling from 1 February 2011, regardless of when the booking was made or when travel commenced:
- Gold and Silver Executive Club cardholders (and Sapphire and Emerald oneworld equivalents of the AAdvantage and Iberia’s Plus frequent flyer programmes) will now be entitled to a two-bag allowance when travelling in economy on all three carriers.
- The heavy bag charge will increase from £30/$50 to £40/$60/€50 in World Traveller/Euro Traveller and World Traveller Plus (economy/premium economy) for bags weighing between 23kgs (50lbs) and 32kgs (70lbs).
Summary of BA baggage allowance effective from 1 February 2011