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No Carryon?Then increase weight on checked luggage.

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No Carryon?Then increase weight on checked luggage.

Airlines with no carryon are going to save millions on fuel,since a plane with less weight uses less,another way of ripping off passengers.

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1. Re: No Carryon?Then increase weight on checked luggage.

What's your point. Airlines are being more flexible with their hold luggage allowances to let people check in their carry-on luggage. I find your conclusion illogical. You thing the airlines are pleased about all this and making more money? Laughable.

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2. Re: No Carryon?Then increase weight on checked luggage.

Most of the ones I have looked at have increased their baggage allowance.

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3. Re: No Carryon?Then increase weight on checked luggage.

The last thing airlines like Ryanair and Easyjet wanted was checked in luggage. They were trying to have only carry-on.

Thats their business model ruined!

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4. Re: No Carryon?Then increase weight on checked luggage.

Remember, it is not the airlines who have imposed this rule.

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5. Re: No Carryon?Then increase weight on checked luggage.

We are going to Dublin with Ryanair Aug bank Holiday weekend. We didn't book checked in luggage (£5 per bag return) as we were wanting to use the self-service check 'n go, which you can only do with carry on. What happens now? Does our free 10kg of carry go in the hold, do we pay for it or have we now got to book for hold baggage? There's nothing on Ryanair's website to make the situation clear and it's impossible to get through to their customer service centre as the line is permanently engaged! I know the situation is changing all the time, but surely Ryanair could give some guidance on this matter. I am assuming the check 'n go service is suspended for the time being. Even I would have trouble getting my meagre necessaries in the new sized carry on!

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6. Re: No Carryon?Then increase weight on checked luggage.

Remember - its not Ryanair doing the security checks or making the policy.

I doubt they can morally charge for putting hand-luggage in the hold at present, but I wouldn't be shocked if they did.

O'Leary has suggested that the Army be brought in to assist the security at Stansted, as he is losing a fortune every day.

For example the govt announced to day that hand luggage will be allowed, but BAA said it couldn't cope with that change right away, and may still bar hand luggage till this afternoon. Not a sign of an organisation on top of things....

If you look at baa.co.uk, it will take you to the latest situation at each airport it runs.

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7. Re: No Carryon?Then increase weight on checked luggage.

The BAA website says the new carry-on rules will not be in place in Heathrow yet. So do check before you go.

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9. Re: No Carryon?Then increase weight on checked luggage.

Strange post, I think you'll find that the airlines have been relaxed on the weight of your checked baggage to take into account what you would normally take on as carry-on. Given this is restricted to 7-10kg depending on the airline we are not talking about a vast difference. I also fail to see how this is a way of ripping of passengers, yes a plane with less weight uses less fuel but the change in weight will be minimal and any saving to the airline is going to be used by implementing all the addtional checks and security measures that have been put in place.

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10. Re: No Carryon?Then increase weight on checked luggage.

The limit is 20kgs, is that not enough?!