Tiger tightens its rules

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Tiger tightens its rules

Following in the footsteps of Jetstar, Tigerair has announced that its free carry-on baggage allowance will be seven kgs from 17 April 2015.

Aiming to address overcrowding of overhead locker space, and increase passengers safety and comfort, the change will align the airline with baggage policies throughout the rest of the industry.

The new guidelines affect all travel from 17 April 2015, regardless of when the flight was booked, and allow customers to carry a maximum of two bags free of charge, provided they do not exceed a combined weight of seven kgs per person. Previously, the allowance for carry-on baggage was 10 kgs.

Passengers will have the opportunity to purchase additional carry on baggage allowance subject to available space. Called Cabin+, the product enables passengers to have two carry-on items, with a maximum combined weight of 12 kgs per passenger in total.







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    Jackie
    28th Mar 2015
    5:04pm
    so the issue of "passenger comfort" etc etc flies out the window, as long as the extra baggage has been PAID FOR ???????
    CindyLou
    28th Mar 2015
    10:02pm
    Good, am tired of people hogging overhead locker space.
    tj
    29th Mar 2015
    7:32pm
    Was reading about experience of travelers on jetstar domestic flight in NSW where one way passenger had hand held baggafe at under the 7 kg but on return flight counter staff decided to add a hand bag which put her over cost HER FIFTY FRIGGIN DOLLARS so good to be aware of this


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