Air Transat increases its baggage allowance

Montreal, April 5, 2011

Air Transat is pleased to announce it is increasing its baggage allowance for passengers travelling to Europe and the United Kingdom in Economy Class. Passengers are now entitled to a baggage allowance of 25 kilos.

Passengers travelling to Europe and the United Kingdom who choose to upgrade to Option Plus* enjoy a baggage allowance of 35 kilos, while those travelling in Club Class can check in up to 40 kilos of luggage.

The following baggage allowances are available for other Air Transat destinations:

Greece, Turkey and Italy
Economy: 30 kilos 
Option Plus: 40 kilos* 
Club Class: 40 kilos

Economy: 50 kilos
Option Plus: 50 kilos
Club Class: 50 kilos

Option Plus
This Economy Class option includes many advantages.

Option Plus Advantages

  • Priority check in
  • Priority baggage handling
  • Supplementary baggage allowance up to 10 kg
  • Priority boarding
  • Seat selection
  • Complimentary Comfort Kit on overnight flights
  • 200 ml bottle of champagne
  • Wine, beer or alcoholic beverage during the meal
  • And much more!

* Option Plus must be booked before the departure date for the additional baggage allowance to be in effect.

About Air Transat

Air Transat is Canada’s leading holiday travel airline. Every year, it carries some 3 million passengers to nearly 60 destinations in 25 countries aboard its fleet of Airbus wide-body jets. The company employs approximately 2,000 people. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries.