Bad News for passengers of Emirates Airlines

Bad News for passengers of Emirates Airlines

ISLAMABAD: Dubai-based Emirates Airline Monday announced a change to their baggage allowance policy which will come into effect next month (Feb 4).

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, Khaleej Times reported. 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