How strict are ex-JFK excess baggage fees

Old Nov 7, 17, 2:48 pm
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How strict are ex-JFK excess baggage fees

How strict are the ex-JFK baggage fees?

I need to check in an additional piece of luggage this time ex-JFK in F; any chance of getting the additional checked bag fee waived?
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Old Nov 7, 17, 3:05 pm
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All depends on the day and agent. You may have luck if it's 3 bags but still under the weight allowance.. be prepared to pay for it though.
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Old Nov 7, 17, 10:54 pm
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Originally Posted by hl176 View Post
I need to check in an additional piece of luggage this time ex-JFK in F; any chance of getting the additional checked bag fee waived?
Not really. Excess weight is easier to deal with than excess baggage.
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Old Nov 8, 17, 1:11 am
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Originally Posted by hl176 View Post
How strict are the ex-JFK baggage fees?

I need to check in an additional piece of luggage this time ex-JFK in F; any chance of getting the additional checked bag fee waived?
I've had experience both ways with Cathay (C class, DM statu) at JFK.

1) 3 bags, but each was weighting at 75 pounds, passed.

2) 4 bags, but combined weight is *only* 200 pounds. I actually had my credit card out ready to pay a fee, but the agent promptly called her supervisor, passed.

I'm not sure about the staffing now since it's been awhile, but when BA staff was doing Cathay flights, I had nothing but great and friendly experiences.
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Old Nov 12, 17, 10:41 am
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Originally Posted by Cathay Dragon 666 View Post
I'm not sure about the staffing now since it's been awhile, but when BA staff was doing Cathay flights, I had nothing but great and friendly experiences.
Yeah the BA staff at JFK are the best. I think they don't have an incentive to charge anything for CX. When they give out extra lounge passes for my travel companion, I think they might even benefit themselves, as I don't know if that means CX will pay extra to BA for the lounge.
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Old Nov 12, 17, 12:16 pm
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Originally Posted by ernestnywang View Post
Yeah the BA staff at JFK are the best. I think they don't have an incentive to charge anything for CX. When they give out extra lounge passes for my travel companion, I think they might even benefit themselves, as I don't know if that means CX will pay extra to BA for the lounge.
It's been years since BA handled CX at JFK.

They're now handled by WFS.
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