Air Jamaica Revises Baggage Regulations

Air Jamaica today announces that baggage regulations will be revised for passengers with tickets issued on or after September 25, 2009 for travel beginning October 14, 2009. As of this date, Economy Class passengers will be allowed two pieces of checked baggage and one carry-on piece however a fee of US$25 will apply for the second checked bag. These regulations apply to checked baggage weighing up to 50 pounds each.

The revised policy will decrease the fee for overweight baggage from $75 to $50 for the first bag weighing 51 – 70 pounds.  Excess baggage charges for flights within the Caribbean will increase from $80 to $125 per bag.  For Lovebird Executive Class passengers, the policy remains unchanged as the airline continues to allow three pieces of checked luggage, along with one carry on bag at no charge.

The effective date and rates for the revised baggage policy between Jamaica and Canada will be published on approval by the Canadian Transportation Agency.