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"Bags X/Y" printed on bottom center of boarding pass

Old Mar 9, 20, 6:12 am
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"Bags X/Y" printed on bottom center of boarding pass

Does anyone know what the "Bags X/Y", where X and Y are numbers, printed on the bottom center of the boarding pass means? Just curious. Thanks!
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Old Mar 9, 20, 6:14 am
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Relates to checked bags:
X = Number of pieces
Y = Total Weight of checked bags

Used to be represented as:
PCS xx
WT yy
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Old Mar 9, 20, 6:16 am
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Thanks. Is there a reason it would say 0/0 when one bag was in fact checked?

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Relates to checked bags:
X = Number of pieces
Y = Total Weight of checked bags

Used to be represented as:
PCS xx
WT yy
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Old Mar 9, 20, 6:19 am
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And also is the Y in kg or pounds?

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Thanks. Is there a reason it would say 0/0 when one bag was in fact checked?
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Old Mar 9, 20, 6:28 am
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Originally Posted by travelsmooth View Post
Thanks. Is there a reason it would say 0/0 when one bag was in fact checked?
If the boarding pass was issued before the bags were accepted, ie: at self-service kiosk, then it would say 0/0.
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Old Mar 9, 20, 6:29 am
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Originally Posted by travelsmooth View Post
And also is the Y in kg or pounds?
Y is in kg.

You may also see 1/0, 2/0, etc. for routes that operate on a pieces only concept.
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Old Mar 9, 20, 6:30 am
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Originally Posted by travelsmooth View Post
And also is the Y in kg or pounds?
Boarding pass printed before the bags added? And would be in KG.
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Old Mar 9, 20, 6:32 am
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Thanks. So if you print your boarding pass at home, and then check a bag at the airport and ask the agent at the ticket counter to reprint the boarding pass, I guess it would say 0/0?

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If the boarding pass was issued before the bags were accepted, ie: at self-service kiosk, then it would say 0/0.
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Old Mar 9, 20, 6:33 am
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Originally Posted by travelsmooth View Post
Thanks. So if you print your boarding pass at home, and then check a bag at the airport and ask the agent at the ticket counter to reprint the boarding pass, I guess it would say 0/0?
If an agent re-prints the pass after the bags have been accepted it should show the correct values for the number of bags and weight, if entered.
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Old Mar 9, 20, 7:18 am
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is there anything stopping the agent reprint/print the boarding pass with no bags, then accept the bag and add the baggage tag label on the back? If so the boarding pass would still say 0/0 but the system would correctly reflect the weight of the bag added later
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Old Mar 9, 20, 10:17 am
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I am guessing this is the reason I see Bags 0/0 on the boarding pass despite checking in a bag and having the ticket counter agent stick the baggage tag label to the back of the boarding pass. I checked in online from home and during OLCI, I selected 'Not Sure' for number of checked bags and 'Collect at airport' for boarding pass.

Originally Posted by scottishpoet View Post
is there anything stopping the agent reprint/print the boarding pass with no bags, then accept the bag and add the baggage tag label on the back? If so the boarding pass would still say 0/0 but the system would correctly reflect the weight of the bag added later

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Old Mar 9, 20, 5:33 pm
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I never knew this! Just looking at todayís... I have ď1/23Ē, but my bag read 16.8kg on the scale at ABZ?

Any clues? Is the weight taken somewhere else also? Itís a different bag to my outbound which could well have weighed 23kg, has that carried over.
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Old Mar 9, 20, 6:00 pm
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Originally Posted by alextheengineer View Post
I never knew this! Just looking at todayís... I have ď1/23Ē, but my bag read 16.8kg on the scale at ABZ?

Any clues? Is the weight taken somewhere else also? Itís a different bag to my outbound which could well have weighed 23kg, has that carried over.
No, itís most likely what the check in agent put in the system.
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Old Mar 10, 20, 3:49 am
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Originally Posted by speedbuslhr View Post
No, itís most likely what the check in agent put in the system.
Interesting, youíd have thought it would come from the scale...
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Old Mar 10, 20, 3:53 am
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Originally Posted by alextheengineer View Post
I never knew this! Just looking at todayís... I have ď1/23Ē, but my bag read 16.8kg on the scale at ABZ?

Any clues? Is the weight taken somewhere else also? Itís a different bag to my outbound which could well have weighed 23kg, has that carried over.
I guess they just have the default weight for economy; maybe saves them a few keystrokes.
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