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Articles tagged “baggage”

Airlines

Can a Universal Luggage Size Make the Carry-on Process Better?

Considering the low margins they make flying us where we're headed, airlines are smart to seek other sources of revenue through travel-related merchandise.

Can a Universal Luggage Size Make the Carry-on Process Better?

Airlines

Do Luggage Guarantees Really Matter?

This short-term promotion has half-baked written all over it.

Do Luggage Guarantees Really Matter?

Airlines

United Brings Self-Service Bag-Tagging to O’Hare Airport

It's only a matter a time before DIY bag-tagging is an option for all airlines as it generally speeds up the check-in process for flyers and airline staff.

United Brings Self-Service Bag-Tagging to O’Hare Airport

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London Gatwick Airport Blames Third Party for Its Baggage Nightmares

Free at-home delivery isn't a bad solution to long waits. It's a good idea for no wait at all, too.

London Gatwick Airport Blames Third Party for Its Baggage Nightmares

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The UK’s Longest and Shortest Airport Baggage Wait Times

It is quite notable that the largest airports with the greatest resources have the longest wait times.

The UK’s Longest and Shortest Airport Baggage Wait Times

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Passengers Complain Less to U.S. Airlines, Even as Baggage Performance Declines

United certainly must feel better about not dragging down everyone quite so much again in 2013.

Passengers Complain Less to U.S. Airlines, Even as Baggage Performance Declines

Airlines

Airlines Could Save Millions by Boarding Flyers Based on Their Carry-on Luggage

Delays caused by carry-on baggage have increased in proportion to checked bag fees and airlines' growing profits suggest the trend will only continue.

Airlines Could Save Millions by Boarding Flyers Based on Their Carry-on Luggage

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Delta Is Piloting a New Baggage Theft Prevention Program in Las Vegas

If the solution to theft prevention requires more staff, it's doubtful that the airlines will want to assist. It's easier for them to argue over replacement value than pay salaries for humans.

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Frontier Airlines’ Sweetheart Deal With Priceline a Boon to Flyers With Baggage

Frontier may have discovered that its attempt to get more direct purchases wasn't worth lost business from customers turned off by the $100 baggage charge, or it may hope to score popularity points by bucking the extra-fees trend. Either way, this is a win for Priceline, which now boasts one more reason to book through its site instead of the airline's.

Airlines

The new luggage from Airbus that wants to talk to your iPhone

Your baggage may go missing thanks to a carrier who is flying an Airbus plane, but at least you'll be able to track where that bag is thanks to Airbus.

The new luggage from Airbus that wants to talk to your iPhone