Qantas Reveals New International Checked Baggage Allowances

Qantas is introducing a new international weight-based checked baggage policy. This will allow for easier connections between Qantas and Emirates operated services between and within Europe, Asia, North Africa, the Middle East and Australia. 

The new policy has changed to a weight allowance, where there are no longer any restrictions on the number of bags allowed. 

The baggage allowance on services to/from the Americas, the Australian Domestic network and some codeshare services are not changing. The changes take effect for tickets issued from 26 February 2013 for travel on or after 31 March 2013. Additional baggage rates have also changed.

The new checked baggage allowances for international travel, other than to/from the Americas, are set out below and take effect for tickets issued from 26Feb13 for travel on or after 31Mar13.

Cabin Non FF,
Qantas Club,
Gold Platiunum,
Platinum One
Economy 30kg 42kg 46kg 50kg
Premium 40kg 52kg 56kg 60kg
Business 40kg 52kg 56kg 60kg
First 50kg 62kg 66kg 70kg

No single item of checked baggage may exceed 32kg.