In welcome news for flyers, Singapore Airlines and its subsidiary SilkAir have increased the free checked-in baggage allowance for all classes of travel.
Under the new rules, checked-in baggage allowance will increase by 10kg for all classes of travel.
Customers in Suites and First Class will now be entitled to free baggage allowance of 50kg.
Business Class passengers are allowed 40kg.
And the rest of us hoi polloi in Economy Class can check in free baggage of up to 30kg.
On U.S. Flights
For flights to and from the U.S., where a per-piece allowance applies, customers traveling in Suites, First Class and Business Class are allowed to check in two pieces of luggage of up to 32kg each, up from 23kg previously.
Economy Class passengers can check in two pieces of luggage of up to 23kg each.
The new baggage allowance rules take effect November 15, 2013 and is valid on both Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights.
Frequent Flyer Benefits
Of course, members of Singapore Airlines' frequent flyer program KrisFlyer get additional free baggage allowance.
KrisFlyer Elite Gold and Star Alliance Gold members will continue to enjoy extra 20kg of baggage allowance across all travel classes, or one extra piece of checked-in baggage when travelling to or from the U.S. and Brazil.
Singapore Airlines' elite PPS Club members (frequent flyers in premium classes) will also continue to be entitled to double the checked-in baggage allowance in their respective class of travel.