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Brazilian Airlines No Longer Required to Offer Free Baggage

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Beginning in March 2017, airlines in Brazil will no longer be required to include baggage in plane ticket prices for passengers due to changes approved yesterday, Tuesday 13th December, by the Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC, or National Civil Aviation Agency).

Currently, passengers on domestic flights are permitted one free baggage item of up to 23 kilograms, while the limit for international flights is 32 kilograms.

Yet for flights booked after March 14, 2017, passengers will be required to pay a cover fee per baggage item or have . . .

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