Articles tagged “bags”

U.S. Airlines Getting Better Performance Marks But Are Passengers More Satisfied?

U.S. Airlines Getting Better Performance Marks But Are Passengers More Satisfied?

David Koenig, Associated Press

Numbers don't paint the entire picture. The definition of "on-time" means a plane can be 14 minutes late. Statistics don't reveal how passenger satisfaction is trending but at least some of these metrics show improvements. So there's that.

6 months ago

The Luggage Industry Keeps Adding Tech Gimmicks to Boost Sales

The Luggage Industry Keeps Adding Tech Gimmicks to Boost Sales

Sean O'Neill, Skift

At this year's annual travel goods industry conference, it's obvious that the hot trend among manufacturers is to add USB ports, battery packs, and location-aware beacons to their luggage.

6 months ago

Senate Bill Would Mandate Refunds for Checked Bags That Arrive Late

Senate Bill Would Mandate Refunds for Checked Bags That Arrive Late

Associated Press

Which provision in the Senate aviation bill is less likely to become law: Putting flight attendant rest rules on par with pilots or mandating that families with young kids be able to sit together? Both provisions have merit but we're talking about the U.S. Congress here.

1 year ago