American Airlines, along with their Atlantic Joint Business partners British Airways, Finnair, and Iberia, are introducing newly aligned/special "Entertainment and Media Baggage" ( Media Bag ) rates for eligible travelers who must take their gear out on assignment.
Benefits and features of Media Bag rates include:
Special Media Baggage rate
$50 per bag on domestic itineraries one-way
$70/£50/€70 per bag on international* itineraries one-way
Fees for overweight bags and oversized baggage will be waived
Cannot exceed 100lbs/45kg or 320cm in total dimensions (max length of 190cm)
Each eligible media entity can check up to 25 bags at above rates per flight
Media entity is defined as a corporate account, production movement, media event
25 bag limit subject to operational limitations and policies of regional carrier partners
Customers are eligible for these special rates on travel and bookings made and travel from April 22, 2015.
If any questions or problems encountered, please contact your American Airlines Entertainment sales representative, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call sales support at 800-621-8489.
For US Airways-operated flights, special entertainment/media bag procedures and eligibility are required until our Reservations Systems are fully integrated later this year; please email email@example.com for further information.
For other questions specific to British Airways, Finnair and Iberia, contact their local sales support teams.