Even Santa can take an extra sack on board thanks to a seasonal shopping offer introduced by British Airways

For the Christmas retail and January sales period, November 12 to January 31, customers flying from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Isle of Man, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Madrid, Stockholm and Zurich to London City Airport can take an additional bag free of charge.

The extra 23 kilograms is in addition to the free 23kg baggage allowance.

In addition every customer gets a VIP card for Westfield Stratford City next to the London Olympic Park, giving them discount at over 80 participating shops and restaurants.

To qualify for the free bags offer tickets must be booked by November 30 2012 and are available now from ba.com