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Checking Luggage

Pegasus Airline’s baggage responsibility is established by legal regulations. For this reason, it is not recommended to carry high-value items in checked baggage. In case of a loss or damage, Pegasus Airlines denies any responsibility not defined in the disclaimer. To have more information, please check Carrier Liabilities and Their Limits. Passengers planning international or domestic flights should pay attention to the weight and quantity limits. In accordance with the requirement set forth by IATA and Directorate General of Civil Aviation, luggage exceeding 32 kg cannot be stored on the aircraft as checked baggage.

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The first security check that your checked bags go through depends on the airport. In the United States, most major airports have a computer tomography (CT) scanner. A CT scanner is a hollow tube that surrounds your bag. The X-ray mechanism revolves slowly around it, bombarding it with X-rays and recording the resulting data. The CT scanner uses all of this data to create a very detailed tomogram (slice) of the bag. The scanner is able to calculate the mass and density of individual objects in your bag based on this tomogram. If an object's mass/density falls within the range of a dangerous material, the CT scanner warns the operator of a potential hazardous object.CT scanners are slow compared to other types of baggage-scanning systems. Because of this, they are not used to check every bag. Instead, only bags that the computer flags as "suspicious" are checked. These flags are triggered by any anomaly that shows up in the reservation or check-in process. For example, if a person buys a one-way ticket and pays cash, this is considered atypical and could cause the computer to flag that person. When this happens, that person's checked bags are immediately sent through the CT scanner, which is usually located somewhere near the ticketing counter.

Silver Airways: If you book a flight and checked baggage space online through Silver Airways, you would pay about $25 to check your first bag on a domestic flight, or $30 if the flight is international. For your second bag, it would cost $35 for domestic and $40 for international flights. These prices rise if you book a checked bag by calling reservations the day before your flight, visiting the ticket counter on the day of departure or check your bag at the gate.– your only freebie is a personal item. Prices vary depending on your specific flight, but typical costs for a domestic flight would be: $26 for a carry-on, $21 for the first checked bag, $31 for the second checked bag and $76 each for the third through fifth checked bags. If any of your checked baggage weighs more than 40 pounds, you'll have to pay additional fees. * United Airlines: If you're flying economy on United within Canada or the United States, you can expect to pay $25 to check your first bag and $35 for your second. Your bags can weigh a maximum of 50 pounds and their length, width and height must not exceed a total of 62 inches. (Source: traveltips.usatoday.com)

 

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