Emirates Airline has increased its free baggage
allowances provided to passengers. The change is effective for all
tickets issued on or after 4 May 2009.
The new, more generous
allowance has been implemented across the airline's extensive
network of over 100 destinations globally- 30kg for Economy Class
passengers, 40kg for Business and 50kg for First - giving Emirates' passengers the flexibility to carry
significantly more baggage.
Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President Revenue Optimisation,
said, "Emirates has moved to these
new free baggage levels to further demonstrate our commitment to
putting the passenger first. By offering travellers the
flexibility to carry significantly more baggage we will
be allowing them to take more gifts for family and
friends or take advantage of the outstanding shopping in
Dubai and across the extensive network of Emirates
Gold and Silver Members of Skywards, Emirates frequent flyer
programme are entitled to an additional baggage allowance of 16
kgs over their ticketed allowance for Gold members and additional
12 kgs for Silver. Codeshare passengers travelling on Emirates
operated flights are also eligible for the revised free baggage
Emirates' regular rates will be applied to
baggage in excess of these new allowances.
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