Wizz Air introduces new rules for hand baggage

Wizz Air presented the new policy of free baggage allowance which will come into force on 1 November 2018. So, starting next month, all passengers will be able to take on Board one piece of hand Luggage of size 40x30x20 cm on airline flights.

The new rules also allow passengers to choose from more than 50 options for hand baggage and checked baggage.

We will remind, from October 29, 2017 Wizz Air passengers could carry one piece of hand Luggage with dimensions up to 55х40х23 cm and weighing up to 10 kg. at the same time on busy flights some passengers for not buying a service WIZZ Priority, asked free to take hand Luggage in the baggage. The fact that the overhead bins in the cabin could not always be enough space for things of all passengers. From 22 June 2018 Wizz Air passengers who have not purchased a service WIZZ Priority, should take hand Luggage before boarding the plane to carry it in the Luggage compartment regardless of the load level.

From November 1, regular passenger can take on Board free of charge one hand Luggage, but with smaller dimensions 40x30x20 see Those passengers that choose a service WIZZ Priority (costs 5 euros), can also take into the aircraft cabin suitcase on wheels (55x40x23 cm).

Now passengers with WIZZ Priority can take on Board the main thing with dimensions up to 55х40х23 cm and weighing up to 10 kg and an extra thing with dimensions up to 40х30х18 see That is in fact for such passengers the rules on hand baggage are not changed.

Reservation without purchasing the services of WIZZ Priority made before 10 October for the travel period after November 1 will be updated and will already include checked baggage is 10 kg.

There will also be a rate for 7 euros for passengers who want to carry a 10-kg Luggage.

The company explained innovation is the fact that over 10 thousand flights have been detained in connection with the carriage of Luggage. The average length of stay of the passenger in destination the last 5 years constantly decreased. So, today, every third passenger of Wizz Air reserve tickets for a journey lasting up to three days. In such a short journey, passengers take with them. Only every third passenger got baggage, and every seventh — to choose a suitcase on wheels that you can take with you to the salon.

Recall that last year, Wizz Air increased the amount of free baggage on their flights.


Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe that offers flights on more than 600 routes with 25 bases, linking 143 destinations in 44 countries. The fleet consists of 104 Airbus A320 and A321.

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