It’s clear when you book you’re only allowed 7kg

on and why bag weight rules matter when you travel Many air travellers experience the canada goose outlet store ritual of being stopped at the gate to have their carry on baggage weighed before boarding. This is especially common for budget airlines, whose staff often ask passengers to canada goose clearance sale remove jackets or… View Article

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on and why bag weight rules matter when you travel

Many air travellers experience the canada goose outlet store ritual of being stopped at the gate to have their carry on baggage weighed before boarding.

This is especially common for budget airlines, whose staff often ask passengers to canada goose clearance sale remove jackets or heavy items cheap canada goose from their bags and carry canada goose clearance them instead.

« The reason you allow people seven kilograms [for carry on], canada goose cheap canada goose buy canada goose jacket outlet in usa is that if they want more, then they need to buy more, » he told ABC Radio Brisbane’s Steve Austin.

« They would have had three opportunities to buy the extra kilos.

« They can add more when they book it, prior to the event or when they get to the airport but people still think canada goose outlet canada they can get away with it. »

Workplace health and safety mattersMr Hansford said flyers also needed to be mindful that airline staff helped with heavy bags and workplace health and safety came into play.

« Airlines like canada goose outlet Jetstar have published the rule that you only have a seven kilogram entitlement; Jetstar like airlines in Europe don’t even Canada Goose Outlet give that.

« Many cheap Canada Goose people would canada goose uk black friday battle to lift 10kg above their head and then the staff have Canada Goose Coats On Sale to lift it.

« I don’t believe it’s at staff discretion if the rules are published, then they are the rules.

« If you know you can have 7kg and you canada goose jacket outlet want the extra 3kg to have 10kg, then you pay the $15. »

Fighting for overhead spaceAs people take advantage of the budget fares, the fight for overhead space intensifies.

« Every flight that many of us have been on, experience the bunfight to find somewhere in the overhead locker to put in their one piece, » Mr Hansford canada goose outlet jackets said.

« Half the passengers are trying to get away with saving $15, but they really should put their bag in the underhaul, where it should be. »

He said people were happy to have the budget fare but didn’t understand the ancillary revenues (extra legroom, choice of seat, etc) that made such fares popular.

To keep cheap fares, flyers need to adhere to the protocols canada goose outlet toronto factory in place.

« Fares in Australia have hardly risen in the domestic sector, and to a degree https://www.fabulalitera.de in the international sector, and the government figures would prove that, » Mr Hansford said.

« Throughout the world now in the low fare airline industry, the ancillary revenue is becoming more and more important.

« The most effective generator of the ancillary revenue in the world at the moment is the Qantas/Jetstar group. »

Don’t get caught outFollowers of the ABC Brisbane Facebook page were divided on the issue of overweight carry on luggage.

« I think it’s a rort to squeeze more money out of travellers that can’t afford it. » canada goose coats Julie Bunting

« I travel from Brisbane to Melbourne quite frequently on Jetstar and find it amusing at canada goose outlet parka the gate watching them weigh everybody’s carry on. It’s clear when you book you’re only allowed 7kg. » Helen Robertson

« They make us canada goose outlet uk take out a heavy item and hold it while they reweighed the bag, then told us to put it back in the bag and cleared canada goose outlet online us canada goose outlet black friday to go. » Kat Wright.


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