Old Mar 2, 15, 5:40 pm
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chris19992
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Scotland
Programs: Star Alliance
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Originally Posted by yannix View Post
I went ahead and looked at the ask ceb page since you mentioned it. It's not consistent with 'baggage info' under 'Important Reminders'. The latter only mentions 1 carryon item allowed, no personal items policy.

Someone needs to update the website to be consistent. Webadmin fees ...
Agreed, it's not consistent but it is there and providing you can show it to the staff if they question you, it's definitely possible to have a personal item as I have had my small messenger bag along with my carry-on bag on more than one flight.
As far as the OP is concerned I have no idea if they will consider a backpack to be a personal item or not, it ultimately depends on size but maybe the Hong Kong staff could be more lenient.
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