Qantas increasing carry-on limits for international flights

Qantas has increased its carry-on allowance for passengers travelling internationally.

Qantas increasing carry-on limits for international flights

Qantas is improving its carry-on allowances for premium-class passengers on its international services, on the back of changes made to carry-on allowances for passengers on domestic services in March.

However, it only applies to passengers flying in first class, business class or premium economy.

baggage in overhead bin

Premium passengers can now bring one bag weighing up to 10kg measuring up to 115cm, or two bags with a combined weight of 14kg measuring up to 105cm each. Or, passengers can take one bag with maximum weight of 10 kg at 105cm and one 185cm soft garment bag. International economy carry-on allowances will remain at two bags weighing a maximum of 7kg each.

Passengers will still need to be able to lift and remove their own luggage from the overhead bins. Qantas says the crew will often help you with this, but there is no obligation on their part to do so.

The new limits will be welcome news for passengers who only like to travel with carry-on baggage.

Do you like to travel with just carry-on baggage?

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    SuziJ
    5th Oct 2019
    9:37am
    I hope that those with disabilities are going to receive help in getting their bags into overhead bins, especially if they can't put their arms above their heads!
    ozirules
    5th Oct 2019
    10:53am
    Good point but if you cant reach your bag during the flight why not check it in. For essentials like medication etc stow them in a bag under the seat in front for easier access. My wife is disabled and this works for her. I have also found that if you are polite to cabin crew they will generally be very helpful.


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