American Airlines has revised its baggage policy
for customers traveling between certain locations in Europe, India
and the United States, including U.S. territories such as Puerto
Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The revised policy takes effect for tickets
purchased on or after 14 September 2009. The changes apply to
transatlantic travelers on any flight operated by American
Airlines for travel to, from or through India, as well as the
following European countries - Belgium, England, France, Germany,
Ireland, Italy, Spain and Switzerland.
purchase certain economy class tickets on or after the effective
date will be able to check one bag for free and will pay $50 for a
second checked bag.
Some passengers will not pay any checked bag charges
however, some examples:
•American's AAdvantage program members who have
achieved AAdvantage Gold, AAdvantage Platinum and AAdvantage
Executive Platinum levels, as well as oneworld Alliance
Emerald, Sapphire or Ruby members;
•Passengers booked in First
and Business Class cabins, as well as those who purchase full-fare
tickets in the Economy Class cabins;
•Active U.S. Military
personnel traveling on orders or personal travel;
Military dependents traveling on orders.
can pay checked bag charges at an airport self-service machine or
at any airport ticket counter.
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