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Who Disagrees With The Separate Luggage Weigh In For Nigerians At Heathrow?

Wondering if I am the only who gets annoyed every time i am told by B.A staff to go into this nasty little luggage weigh-in room reserved 'specially' for Nigerians to weigh their luggage before the actual check-in desk? I find it degrading and insulting. I don't care if Nigerians are notorious for excess luggage. it gives no one the right to discriminate me because I am traveling to Lagos, aaarrrggghhhhh

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i think it has a lot to do with the nigerian government itself,even the amount nigerians pay for tickets and the price variations is a rip off, apart from the lugaggage issue,you will get a better service on a $250 flight to the united states or a flight to canada than to nigeria in spite of the exorbitant ticket fares charged nigerian passsengers,

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Prior to the 23 kilo max rule, it used to apply to Nigerians only. It never happened when I travelled to other countries, only when I wanted to travel to Nigeria. I use to spark for them like mad, especially Virgin Airways, and get away with it by telling whoever accost me that If I get to the cherck-in desk and discover that my luggage is over-limit, I would pay the excess. As If.

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i thought so too. i think most people only go there when you are travelling and so only see nigerians. that room is too big to be given to only nigerians.

i think we should reduce what we carry anyway. and please do not for any reason take what does not belong to you. it can easily get you in trouble

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It isn't only for Nigerians and to answer your question I have been in that room in terminal 4 and seen other nationalities go in there to weigh their luggage before checking in.

If you ask me I think the room is quite handy. It saves one standing in line to check in only to get there and be told that things have to be taken out because you have exceeded your luggage allowance.

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Err joshjosh have you ever seen anyone who was not going to Nigeria weighing their luggage in that room? Its only when i'm going to Lagos that i'm asked to go there. When the airport staff ask where I am going and its not Lagos they give me canine looks like I MUST be going to Lagos because im Nigerian, scr*w dat mehn,

@ the woman wanting you to carry her load. If im in Heathrow and i'm flying to Lagos I always do 'strongface.' Trust by the time anyone looks at my face they dare not ask such a silly question, lol

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i didn't know it was for nigerians only. in fact i doubt it would be. but as you said our people too carry excess load.

last month one lady nearly started abusing herself because i didn't help carry her load on my baggage allowance. i don't know her from no adam yet she tot it cute to let anyone just check in their luggage in my name. if they discrimate that will be sad but nigerians are special people you know

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Check out the following existing thread at below:

Ba Baggage Allowance

http://www.nairaland.com/nigeria/topic-123421.0.html

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