September 6, 2017 / 6:39 AM / 2 months ago

BRIEF-Ryanair to cut checked-bag fees in bid to reduce delays

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Ryanair

* says to cut checked-bag fees in bid to reduce delays; says measure will cost 50 million euros per year

* says large number of customers with two bags at the boarding gates has been causing flight delays

* check-in bag allowance to increase from 15kg to 20kg; fee cut from 35 euros to 25 euros per bag from Nov. 1

* second larger carry-on bag of non-priority customers must be placed in the hold free of charge Further company coverage: (Reporting By Conor Humphries)

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