Cathay plans to change its baggage allowance scheme, cutting weight for its cheapest tickets and boosting it for others. Photo: Felix Wong
Cathay plans to change its baggage allowance scheme, cutting weight for its cheapest tickets and boosting it for others. Photo: Felix Wong

exclusive | Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific to cut baggage allowance for cheapest fares, while boosting it substantially for others

  • Sources say changes are a bid to get passengers to shell out more, including for more flexible economy tickets, rather than simply opting for cheapest fare
  • While changes may prove unpopular in certain quarters, they will position Cathay favourably compared to some global rivals

Cathay plans to change its baggage allowance scheme, cutting weight for its cheapest tickets and boosting it for others. Photo: Felix Wong
Cathay plans to change its baggage allowance scheme, cutting weight for its cheapest tickets and boosting it for others. Photo: Felix Wong
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