Sep 6, 2017

Ryanair cuts cabin baggage allowance to ease delays

For bigger bags Ryanair is cutting fees from £35 to £25 to encourage customers to check in more luggage. Ryanair said it was making the changes from November to ease delays after too many customers took two bags on board. It said "Abuse" of that policy was contributing to flight delays, with people taking on bags up to three times the permissible size. Under the changes announced on Wednesday, Ryanair passengers without priority boarding will only be able to take one smaller carry-on bag on board the aircraft. At the same time it is lowering checked-bag fees and increasing the check-in bag allowance from 15kg to 20kg. "Ryanair's chief marketing officer, Kenny Jacobs, said:"These bag policy changes will cost Ryanair over €50m per annum in reduced checked bag fees.

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