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excess baggage

1. Literally, travel luggage that exceeds the dimensions of size or weight normally allowed on a plane or train, usually requiring a fee for it to be allowed onboard. My suitcase was only slightly over the weight limit, but the airline clerk still insisted on labeling my suitcase as excess baggage and slapping me with a fine.
2. Any person or thing that is unnecessary or unwanted and thus is or becomes burdensome. I know it's ungenerous, but Martin's younger brother has been nothing but excess baggage since we agreed to let him live with us.
3. A personal history, emotional disposition, or traumatic experience that is or becomes debilitating or burdensome in life. He carried the excess baggage of his abusive parents with him for years after leaving home. Her reclusiveness has become real excess baggage for her in recent months.
See also: baggage, excess

bag and baggage

 and part and parcel
with one's luggage; with all one's possessions. Sally showed up at our door bag and baggage one Sunday morning. All right, if you won't pay the rent, out with you, bag and baggage! Get all your stuff—part and parcel—out of here!
See also: and, bag, baggage

bag and baggage

  (slightly formal)
with all the things that you own We were told we'd have to be out of the house, bag and baggage, in a week's time.
See also: and, bag, baggage

bag and baggage

All of one's belongings, especially with reference to departing with them; completely, totally. For example, The day he quit his job, John walked out, bag and baggage. Originating in the 1400s, this phrase at first meant an army's property, and to march off bag and baggage meant that the departing army was not leaving anything behind for the enemy's use. By the late 1500s, it had been transferred to other belongings.
See also: and, bag, baggage

bag and baggage

1. With all one's belongings.
2. To a complete degree; entirely.
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On selected routes, the Economy Class allowance has been increased for all fare choices from 30kg to two pieces of baggage at 23kg per bag.
Cabin baggage will be weighed at the gates before passengers board the flights and they will have to pay Dh60 for every kilo in excess.
The integration of the Baggage Unloader to the inbound conveyor line minimises manual lifting of baggage from trolleys, providing an enhanced ergonomic working environment that will protect the operators and baggage from the risks associated with the manual handling of heavy items.
A delegation of various registered organisations in Abu Dhabi plans to visit New Delhi to make a representation to review Air India's decision to implement this new rule and reinstate the current baggage allowance.
The Iata InBag program is addressing both quality and speed by driving efficiency and enabling innovation in baggage handling.
APAC commanded the largest share of the Baggage Handling Systems market revenue in 2012 at USD 6.
The fee is applicable on all cabin baggage, measuring more than the specified size of 42x32x25cm.
Pre-booked baggage can be done through all sales channels: airarabia.
Airlines and airports are working hard on the baggage issue; 49% of airlines and 55% of airports surveyed by SITA in 2008 gave high or very high priority to IT investment to ?
Bahrain Air goes on to say that its responsibility for loss, delay or damage to baggage is limited and that compensation for mishandled baggage will not exceed the paid ticket amount for the sector where the incident occurred.
TSA spokesman Nico Melendez said the agency is not opposed to remote baggage check-in facilities, noting that passengers can check in their bags at a specially equipped hotel in Orlando, Fla.
Apart from excellent prices to and from Ireland and the UK, you should be aware of baggage weight restrictions.
In order to improve the situation with mishandled baggage, IATA made decision to issue the Resolution 753 which is mandatory to follow and is effective since June 2018.
FLYING is set to be cheap with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation ( DGCA) giving the goahead to domestic airlines to introduce lower fares for passengers who travel without check- in baggage, or hand baggage.
BEIJING, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 17, Air China became the first domestic carrier to introduce prepaid excess baggage fee service on routes to North America.