In Russia, they proposed to remove passengers with excess hand luggage from the flight

AT Russia proposed to refuse passengers with hand luggage that exceeds the allowable allowance in transportation in order to eliminate the problem with flight delays. This publication reports “Kommersant”.

In Russia, they proposed to ban overweight flights with hand luggage

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The service provider took the initiative Sheremetyevo airport Sheremetyevo Handling Company. In this way, delays due to the re-registration of hand luggage as baggage of passengers who have violated the norm can be avoided.

“The company explained the risks of such delays by telegram Rosaviatsia (Kommersant has it), which at the end of July notified airports of the need to re-screen excess hand luggage, if it must be checked in during boarding, ”the publication clarifies.

On average, such a procedure takes from 20 to 55 minutes – in connection with which there are delays in departures.

According to the head of the All-Russian Association of Passengers Ilya Zotov, if the initiative is taken, then the airlines will have to clearly convey to the passengers the rules of transportation and the norms of hand luggage. In addition, it should be possible to pay for excess weight right at the gate.

Earlier, the Federal Air Transport Agency reported that until November 15 they extended the regime of restrictions on flights at 11 airports in the southern and central parts of Russia.

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