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BA luggage allowance for QF/OW status

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brisbull

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Hi

Do QF platinum, gold or QC members (i.e. One World emerald and saphire for the first two) get any extra baggage allowance when travelling on an international economy BA flights?
 

simongr

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No.

It is only on QF metal. However you might get preferential treatment being top tier - but don't bank on it. Increased baggage allowances are not a OW benefit.

Sorry to be the bearer of bad tidings

S
 

brisbull

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Thanks.

Does this rule change if connecting to another OW flight in a higher class? i.e. europe BA economy flight, connecting to a QF business flight with a 4 hour transfer time...?
 

Dave Noble

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If you are on separate tickets, then you will be entitled to the BA allowance for economy classs, which is 1*23Kg ( 32 until end of Sep ).

You may , in this case, check baggage through to the BA destination, collect bags and then check in with QF and then get the QF bonus allowance on the QF flight

If on a single ticket , then you should, iirc, be entitled to the BA business allowance which is 3*23 Kg ( 32kg until end of sep )

Dave
 

brisbull

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Dave Noble said:
If you are on separate tickets, then you will be entitled to the BA allowance for economy classs, which is 1*23Kg ( 32 until end of Sep ).
Ok, its a separte ticket, so the econ limit applies. I cant find anything about this 32kg limit you mention, but my flights are in the first week of September, so this is quite good news. I am guessing that they recently lowered it, and are having a grace period for the transition, without penatly?
 

simongr

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BA are implementing a new baggage policy - no bags over 23KG and then going to a piece allowance. It was meant to be in already but they have delayed it until Sep. I think it has been delayed due to one bag for hand luggage in LHR - that might be being relaxed soon...
 

Dave Noble

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simongr said:
BA are implementing a new baggage policy - no bags over 23KG and then going to a piece allowance. It was meant to be in already but they have delayed it until Sep. I think it has been delayed due to one bag for hand luggage in LHR - that might be being relaxed soon...
They have already gone to a piece system

Economy - 1PC
World Traveller Plus - 2PC
Business and 1st - 3 PC

Until 30 SEP, they will allow up to 32Kg per piece; from 1 OCT, the max weight per piece drops to 23Kg

Dave
 
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