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British Airways Bag Updates


FYI People! For those who are traveling on British Anywhere

I am writing to advise you about our new simplified checked and excess baggage policy that comes into effect on 13 February 2007.

The maximum weight per bag when flying with British Airways has been reduced to 23kgs to align us with the UK Department for Transport health and safety recommendations.

I am however delighted to tell you that the free checked baggage allowance for travel in FIRST and Club World has been increased to three pieces at 23kgs each.

The allowances for other cabins are:
– World Traveller Plus and Club Europe – 2 bags at 23kgs each
– Economy class – World Traveller, Euro Traveller and UK Domestic – 1 bag at 23kgs

Please note, if you are travelling in World Traveller economy class to America, Brazil, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico and Nigeria, you will be allowed two checked bags in line with local government regulations.

Should you wish to check in any bags in addition to your checked baggage allowance, a fee will apply. This fee will be discounted by 20 per cent if you pre-pay online at before you check in*.