1. How is bag dimension measured?
Baggage is measured by length + width + height. The dimensions of each measurement are added together to compose the total number of linear inches/ centimeters.
IATA : VS
ICAO : VIR
CallSign : VIRGIN
Founded : 1984
Key people : Richard Branson (founder), Shai Weiss (CEO), Peter Norris (chairman)
Country : UK
Office Address : The Office, Manor Royal,
City : Crawley
State : West Sussex, ,,
Zip Code : RH10 9NU
Phone number : +44 344 874 7747, +44 344 209 7705
Official Website : http://www.virginatlantic.com/
Economy and Premium class passengers are permitted to carry one piece of carry-on bag. The bag should not weigh more than 10kg and should measure 23 x 36 x 56 dimension. In addition to this, passengers can carry a small rucksack or handbag. Lastly, Upper class passengers can carry two items with a combined weight of 15 kg, with no one item exceeding 12 kg. Lastly, the item should not exceed 23 x 36 x 56 dimension.
The airline allows one baggage weighing 23kg and 90 x 75 x 43cm dimension on most economy fares, this is free of charge. In addition for long trips, a very convenient Ship you Luggage service is provided. Premium passengers are permitted to carry two pieces of baggage each weighing not more than 23 kg and measuring 90 x 75 x 43cm. Lastly, Upper class passengers can carry up to three pieces of luggage, not exceeding 90 x 75 x 43cm dimension and 32kg weight
Firstly, there is a possibility of an extra charge if you take a sports item on top of your checked in baggage allowance. Secondly, If you’re taking the sports item as your checked in baggage, and it weighs more than 23 kgs then overweight charge is applicable. Moreover, please be mindful of the fact that an economy light ticket does not include checked baggage. Lastly, in case the sports equipment weighs more than 32 kgs, then you will not be able to check it in. But Virgin Atlantic cargo service to help you out.
For more information on sports equipments, please visit help.virginatlantic.com/nl/en/baggage/sports-equipment.html