Changes to BA Baggage Policy from tomorrow - removal of Most Generous Baggage Policy Allowance Removal of the Most Generous Baggage Allowance Policy 17 Oct, 2017 Today, when a customer is travelling on a return or stopover journey in mixed cabins, the Most Generous Allowance (MGA) applies for baggage ie. a customer travelling outbound in World Traveller, but returning in Club World would receive the Club World baggage allowance on both sectors. Effective from 18 October 2017 British Airways is removing the Most Generous Baggage Allowance. For new bookings the customer will receive the baggage allowance applicable to the cabin they are flying in on a return/stopover journey. Examples: Code: JOURNEY ROUTE CABIN MGA APPLIED TODAY MGA REMOVED - 18 OCT 2017 Return LGW - BGI World Traveller 2x32 kg bags 1x23 kg bags BGI - LGW Club World 2x32 kg bags 2x32 kg bags Stopover EDI - LGW Euro Traveller 2x32 kg bags 1x23 kg bags LGW - BGI Club World 2x32 kg bags 2x32 kg bags The most significant international operating carrier (MSIOC) rule will still apply on a single journey component involving a connection (less than 24 hours). Example: CPH-DXB: if Club Europe is booked on the CPH-LON sector and World Traveller on the LON-DXB sector, the World Traveller baggage allowance would apply. If the connection is outside 24 hours this is classed as a stopover journey and the ticketed allowance for each sector would apply. Summary of changes NEW BOOKING The change will impact all new bookings made on/ after 18th October 2017 All BA flights (short haul and long haul) All BA branded bookings (BA, City Flyer, Openskies, Comair, Sunair) No change to interline rules. Airport upgrades on/after 18th October 2017 EXISTING BOOKING The change will NOT impact existing bookings made prior to 18th October 2017 MGA will be retained on all existing bookings. Voluntary / involuntary changes made to these existing bookings will retain MGA. MGA will be retained on bookings where a customer has purchased a ‘proactive online upgrade’ prior to 18th October 2017. Charges for extra baggage Your customers can take more bags than their allowance, which are charged per bag up to a total of 10 per person, including their allowance.