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    • MSE Callum
    • By MSE Callum 11th Apr 18, 3:18 PM
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    MSE News: BA launches new cheaper hand luggage only fare for long-haul flights
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    • 11th Apr 18, 3:18 PM
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    MSE News: BA launches new cheaper hand luggage only fare for long-haul flights 11th Apr 18 at 3:18 PM
    British Airways has launched a new long-haul 'basic' fare for customers who don't want to check in luggage or select a seat - and it will be up to £60 cheaper than standard fares...
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    • trevjl
    • By trevjl 15th Apr 18, 11:02 AM
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    More idiots then
    Awful idea. I fly dozens of times a year and mainly transatlantic. Watching the ridiculous amount of "hand luggage" people are allowed to bring on is my pet hate. Had a right row on AA as I was told to put my small backpack under the seat, as there was not enough locker space. I refused as I pointed out that I had ONE backpack and if they allowed people to bring large cases and handbags and laptop bags and shopping onboard, it was there problem not mine. They soon backed down.
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 15th Apr 18, 5:46 PM
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    Awful idea. I fly dozens of times a year and mainly transatlantic. Watching the ridiculous amount of "hand luggage" people are allowed to bring on is my pet hate. Had a right row on AA as I was told to put my small backpack under the seat, as there was not enough locker space. I refused as I pointed out that I had ONE backpack and if they allowed people to bring large cases and handbags and laptop bags and shopping onboard, it was there problem not mine. They soon backed down.
    Originally posted by trevjl


    Absolutely. American flights are ludicrous, where people seem to travel with so-called hand luggage bigger than my suitcase for a fortnight.
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    • greenbee
    • By greenbee 15th Apr 18, 5:57 PM
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    Agree with the comments on size of hand baggage... and there is so much of it that it causes delays boarding and disembarking. I'd be tempted to suggest reduce hand baggage to one personal item as standard, with one free item of hold baggage and then charging a premium for extra hand baggage for all those business people who don't want to wait for their bags... I'm pretty sure they'd make more money that way.
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