British Airways have just announced that effective November 6th, they will not allow large sporting equipment on their planes. The ban includes, kayaks, surf boards, wind surfers.
Before the ban you could check these items
in and just pay the oversize fees.
Lots of people are upset as they feel that other
airlines will start to follow-suit.
Here is the page with the announcement:
Follow the conversation on playak.com and ukriversguidebook.co.uk
Kayaks Banned from British AirwaysMonday, 22 October 2007
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