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Delta Amends Various International Baggage Fees for Transatlantic and Transpacific Travel

We recently received the following update from Delta and thought it pertinent to share with you business travelers:

Delta Air Lines is amending various international baggage fees for both transatlantic and transpacific travel. The amendments apply for tickets issued on or after March 12, 2012, and for travel on or after March 12, 2012. Details of the changes are outlined below.

Transatlantic Travel Delta is amending its checked baggage fee structure for tickets issued on or after March 12, 2012, and for travel on or after March 12, 2012. The changes will affect travel between the Western Hemisphere* and Europe, and travel between the
Western Hemisphere* and North Africa.

Key Changes:

  • Decrease in second checked bag fee in coach from 75 EUR to 70 EUR
  • Increase in third through tenth bag fee from 200 USD to 285 USD
  • Increase in overweight fee from 75 USD to 100 USD; and decrease the Euro amount from 75 EUR to 70 EUR

Transpacific Travel

Delta is amending its checked baggage fee structure in the coach cabin for tickets issued on or after March 12, 2012, and for travel on or after March 12, 2012. The fees will affect travel between the Western Hemisphere* and US Pacific Trust Territories.

Key Change:

  • Add second checked bag fee of 75 USD

*Except Brazil

The highlights of the policy changes including effective dates, fee changes and applicable travel areas are noted in the chart below. Fees in bold reflect a change.

For travel between
Western Hemisphere* and Europe & N. Africa
Tickets issued on or after  March 12, 2012 Tickets issued through March 11, 2012
USD CAD EUR USD CAD EUR
1stchecked bag Free Free Free Free Free Free
2nd checked bag – Business cabin
2nd checked bag – Coach cabin
Free
100
Free
100
Free
70
Free
100
Free
100
Free
75
3rd through 10th  bag 285 285 200 200 200 200
Overweight bag (51-70 lbs) 100 100 70 75 75 75
Oversize bag (63 – 80in)

Oversize bag (81-100in)

300

300

300

300

210

210

175

300

175

300

175

300

Media baggage – (3rd through 25th bag) 70 70 50 50 50 50
Specialty baggage – Surfboard/Bike, Scuba 150 150 105 150 150 150

*Except Brazil

For travel between
Western Hemisphere* and the U.S. Pacific Trust Territories
Tickets issued on or after  March 12, 2012 Tickets issued through March 11, 2012
  USD CAD
USD CAD
1stchecked bag – Business/Coach
Free Free
Free Free
2nd checked bag – Business cabin
2nd checked bag – Coach cabin
Free
75
Free
75
Free
Free
Free
Free

*Except Brazil

Additional restrictions or exceptions may apply. For details and specifics on baggage items, and to view all information on baggage rules to/from other areas, please see delta.com.

Additional Information

Definitions

Western Hemisphere: (*Except Brazil):
Canada, the United States of America, U. S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; Bonaire; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Curaçao; Dominica; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Saba; Saint Eustatius; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Martin; Saint Vincent and The Grenadines; Surinam; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands ; Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama ; Mexico ; Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Peru, Paraguay, Surinam, Uruguay, and Venezuela

Europe: Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark (excluding Greenland); Estonia; Faroe Islands; Finland; France; Georgia; Germany; Gibraltar; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of; Malta; Moldova, Republic of; Monaco; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal (including Azores and Madeira); Romania; Russia; San Marino; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain (including Canary Islands); Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; Yugoslavia

North Africa: Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia

U.S. Pacific Trust Territories: Guam, Saipan, and Palau

Resources

For complete Delta baggage information, please visit delta.com.

For complete Air France baggage information, visit airfrance.com.

For complete KLM baggage information, visit klm.com.

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