Member since 06 Feb 2014
Total posts 10
I just did PERTH - Singapore (Qantas); Singapore - Tokyo (QF code share; JAL metal); Tokyo - Brisbane (Qantas). I normally do SQ but they were waitlisted on most options.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 18 Aug 2017
Total posts 42
Have you not heard about the 7kg max weight carry on limit that both Qantas and Virgin are now enforcing?
Member since 20 May 2016
Total posts 33
Qantas have recently started actively enforcing their carry on baggage policy and it appears to be consistently enforced at least within domestic network. According to their website the dimensions for the largest bag carry on are identical for domestic and international (115cm) per item. If your bag is within these dimensions it sounds unreasonable.
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 555
I have had the 7kg rule applied on Emirates somewhere in Europe (Lisbon I think) so don’t think flying someone else will work. I suspect they all do it from time to time to keep us on our toes. I weigh carry on at home these days so I can squeeze in if on a short (few days) trip.
Jetstar Airways - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 04 May 2018
Total posts 15
This has generated robust debate on FlyerTalk over the last 6 or so weeks. You said that you will not use Qantas again, but remember 2 things.
Member since 15 Feb 2018
Total posts 151
I believe that the 7kg limit for hand luggage applies to all classes of travel, and even if you fly business, it is still the same for business and economy. What baffles me, is how you got away with the higher amount for the first few legs of the trip.
Member since 18 Feb 2018
Total posts 32
Good luck finding an airline that doesn’t have this policy.
Member since 04 Apr 2014
Total posts 137
Op wasn’t saying it’s was deemed too heavy, rather it was too big.
Member since 07 Jul 2018
Total posts 13
With regards to the two pieces policy, does a suit bag count as they will store this away anyway?
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 20 Nov 2017
Total posts 35
Maabot: so how big was your bag (in lineal cetimetres)?
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 230
Yes, a suit bag is counted as one piece of your 2 pieces.
Member since 28 Jul 2014
Total posts 3
BA carry on allowance is 23KG! However that's not going to help you when travelling within Australia..
For a one week trip I do a suit pack and a smaller bag (with electronic stuff) both within 7kg each. Easy!!!
Member since 27 Jun 2013
Total posts 7
I use the same carry-on bag for both domestic & international (predominantly QF or code-share) & it is within their guidelines for size. I also check weight before flying just to make sure. I've only ever been checked for WEIGHT once domestically! Maybe I'm just lucky :)
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