Checked Baggage

Virgin & Etihad boost baggage allowance

Are we about to see a luggage war break out between Australian airlines and their Gulf counterpar...

Airline broke your bag? Top AusBT tips to sort it

It's a rare frequent flyer who hasn't had an airline wreck their baggage -- whether it's a giant ...

Virgin Australia's new luggage allowances

Today sees the start of Virgin Australia's new rules for checked baggage on all domestic flights ...

Five tips to keep your luggage smelling fresh

We've all been there -- that point halfway through a business trip where there's something in yo...

Qantas introduces new baggage limits, fees

Qantas will introduce new luggage limits and fees for checked bags on international flights ...

US Skycap airport porters: a good deal

Flying through a US airport with lots of hold luggage? Tip the Skycap airport porter to carry you...

SkyTeam: extra baggage for frequent flyers

Global airline network SkyTeam has set standardised extra baggage allowances for its high-tier El...

United Continental halves baggage allowance to USA

United Continental is tightening its baggage policy between Australia and the US/Canada, limiting...

FedEx-style online tracking coming to baggage

Passengers with one of America's largest airlines, Delta, will now be able to track the progress ...

Qantas leaves baggage behind -- deliberately.

Qantas has admitted deliberately leaving passenger baggage behind in the USA because of concerns ...

How to reduce the risk of lost luggage

Sooner or later, everyone travelling on business has their luggage lost. While airlines are gener...

Weirdest baggage people have tried to check-in

Next time the aircraft starts making odd noises, it may not actually be the wing flaps or landing...