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User currently offlineGatiBOSGRU From Brazil, joined Oct 2007, 48 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 10 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2612 times:

Ok, this might have been discussed here before, but why is it that the amount of allowed luggage to Brazil on every single USA Airline, is always more then to the other international destinations? I was just checking AA, DL, CO, and UA’s websites and all of them have a specific luggage allowance to/from Brazil.

Again I am sorry if this is a repeat or a stupid question, I was just curious!

Here are the links on their websites.
http://www.continental.com/web/en-US...el/baggage/check.aspx#tofrombrazil
http://www.aa.com/aa/i18nForward.do?...ageAllowance.jsp&anchorEvent=false
http://www.delta.com/traveling_check...aggage/baggage_allowance/index.jsp
http://www.united.com/page/article/0,6722,51146,00.html#International

Checked Air Canad's website and they also have a "free weight" limit for Brazil.
http://www.aircanada.com/en/travelinfo/airport/baggage/checked.html

Tks 

[Edited 2007-10-31 12:23:52]

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User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17066 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (6 years 10 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2609 times:

Maybe Brazilian brings so much things from the U.S to Brazil.. Wink


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User currently offlineAhlfors From Canada, joined Oct 2000, 1347 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (6 years 10 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2590 times:

Brazilian law maybe?

User currently offlineFoxecho From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 747 posts, RR: 17
Reply 3, posted (6 years 10 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2586 times:

Quoting Ahlfors (Reply 2):
Brazilian law maybe?

you hit the nail on the head excatly.

Andrew
JFK/MEM/MCI



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User currently offlineGatiBOSGRU From Brazil, joined Oct 2007, 48 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 10 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2575 times:

Oh...

Got it...

So Brazil imposes that law on every international flight or is there a specific guideline for it?

I do have to agree though, that the amount of luggage on flights from the US to Brazil is INCREDIBLE !

Tks for the replies

- Gati

[Edited 2007-10-31 12:55:11]

User currently offlineRafabozzolla From Brazil, joined Apr 2000, 1229 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 10 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2494 times:

On the other hand Aeromexico adopts the piece concept policy for all of its international flights (two bags up to 32kg/70lb each) but a one piece 20kg limit on flights to Brazil. Don't know how it works on flights FROM Brazil though.

User currently offlineGatiBOSGRU From Brazil, joined Oct 2007, 48 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 2396 times:

So my question remains…

Is it a law that is imposed on ALL airlines, or is it some kind of agreement?

Any thoughts?


User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25300 posts, RR: 22
Reply 7, posted (6 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2356 times:

Quoting GatiBOSGRU (Reply 6):
So my question remains…

Is it a law that is imposed on ALL airlines, or is it some kind of agreement?

I think it's an official Brazilian regulation. On Europe-South America flights, Brazil used to be the only country using the piece system rather than the weight system. However baggage is becoming a free-for-all now and carriers are starting to make their own rules, but I'm pretty sure there's still a Brazil government regulation requiring use of the piece system to/from Brazil.


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