Continental Airlines announced modifications to its free checked-bags policy for international travel to reflect new weight limits of 50 lb. each for up to two pieces. It said the new policy is necessary to recoup increased handling and fuel costs associated with carrying heavier bags. Under the new policy, passengers are allowed to check two pieces of baggage with a maximum weight of 50 lb. each free of charge. However, OnePass Elite members are allowed to check two pieces with a maximum ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Other News - 08/15/2005" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.