Faster and smarter in the app... Open app announces 'free bag' scheme

Low cost airline, which specialises in offering great value flights from airports across the north of England, has unveiled plans that entitle passengers to take bags onto its planes for no additional charge.

The 'free bag' scheme will enable air passengers from Leeds Bradford to Spain and Portugal between May and October 2010 to check-in one bag weighing up to 22kg free of charge, representing a saving of £9.99 one way or £19.98 return. To take advantage of the offer, bookers are asked to enter the 'FREEBAG' promotional code at the checkout stage of booking at

Philip Meeson, chief executive officer of, said: "Spain and Portugal are two of the most popular holiday destinations for the people of Yorkshire. We already boast real bargains and friendly flight times to these fantastic hotspots.

"However, our latest promotion, offering a free bag weighing a generous 22kg on every flight, gives people more money to spend on their holiday and room in their cases to fill with souvenirs. I want to encourage everyone to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as this offer won't be available for long, and you will always want that to pack that extra outfit or pair of shoes for your holiday."

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September 15, 2009