With the launch of ultra-low cost “seat-only” (checked luggage is not included) tickets by New Zealand airlines, the airline and its competing airlines have started to strictly enforce carry-on baggage restrictions. Recently Air New Zealand began warning passengers about the strict enforcement of its 7-kg carry-on weight limit on seat-only tickets.
Air New Zealand recently launched $7 seat-only airfares between New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland and the capital city of Wellington. Its rival Jetstar offers $19 seat-only airfares between the two cities.
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Cheap flights bring tough stance on carry-on bag limits