Air France commenced charging economy passengers to check in a second bag on Europe-US services, in line with US and UK airline policies (AFP, 22-Oct-2009). USD50 will be charged for all services departing from the US, with EUR50 charged for services departing from Europe, effective 01-Nov-2009.
Air France to implement second bag charges on Europe-US services
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