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Changes to Ryanair’s baggage system come into place tomorrow – BreakingNews.ie

Ryanair#8217;s new changes to its baggage system which will come into place tomorrow, writes Cillian Sherlock.You will no longer be able to bring two carry-on bags with you onto the plane unless you are a priority boarding customer.From Monday, your second, larger wheelie bag must be placed on hold at the boarding gate, still free of charge.Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs with the new rulesNon-priority customers will still be allowed to bring one smaller carry-on bag onto the aircraft.Regular fliers may already be accustomed to being asked to place their carry-on luggage on hold.Ryanair said too many customers were availing of the two free carry-on service which lead to not enough overhead cabin space.The airline said this caused boarding and flight delays.As part of its #8220;Always Getting Better#8221; programme, the airline also announced that the check-in bag allowance has increased from 15kg to 20kg for all bags while the fee has been cut from €35 to €25 for the 20kg bag.Priority Boarding comes at a cost of €5 at the time of booking, or €6 if added on the Ryanair app up to 30 minutes before scheduled departure, or two hours before your scheduled departure on Ryanair.com#8220;We’re reminding our customers that from Monday, only Priority Boarding customers will be allowed to bring two carry-on bags on the aircraft,#8221; said Ryanair#8217;s Kenny Jacobs.#8220;All other customers will be allowed to bring one smaller carry-on bag on board, while their second (bigger) wheelie bag will be placed in the hold (free of charge) at the boarding gate.#8220;This will speed up the boarding of flights and eliminate flight delays, alongside our new checked bag policy which offers our customers lower bag fees for a 33% increase in their checked bag allowance.”

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