Articles tagged “checked bags”

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IDEAS: Japan Airlines to Encourage Travelers to Rent Clothes in Destination and Minimize Luggage

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Sumitomo Corporation are set to trial ‘Any Wear, Anywhere’, a new clothes sharing service. The service has been designed to offer travelers the convenience of carrying minimal luggage by providing the opportunity to rent clothing at their destination, whilst in turn promoting more environmentally sustainable travel methods. Credit: Japan Airlines Under…

Airlines

Alaska Airlines To Eliminate Airport Kiosks in $2.5 Billion Tech Upgrade

Alaska Airlines is not the biggest airline in the U.S., but it appears that it’s aiming to be one of the most modern, or at least as the customer sees it.

Alaska Airlines To Eliminate Airport Kiosks in $2.5 Billion Tech Upgrade

Airlines

Flyers Could Get Relief on Fees for Checked Bags That Arrive Late

Arriving at your destination without your luggage is never fun, and not practical. The Biden administration is trying to change the burden from consumers to airlines.

Flyers Could Get Relief on Fees for Checked Bags That Arrive Late

Airlines

How India’s SpiceJet Is Using Tech to Innovate During the Pandemic

SpiceJet has championed reforms of airport processes that have already changed how all air travelers in India fly on all airlines. In a move reported here first, the budget carrier will begin to sell some of the tech it has developed to other airlines.

How India’s SpiceJet Is Using Tech to Innovate During the Pandemic

Business Travel

The Must-Have Items Battle-Hardened Travel Advisors Always Take on the Road

Take a page from the books of some experienced travel advisors from around the U.S. before you head out on your next adventure or business trip. We love the suggestion to swap out the hotel room's bar of soap with your favorite from home to start your day at ease.

The Must-Have Items Battle-Hardened Travel Advisors Always Take on the Road

Airlines

American Airlines Launches Enhanced Baggage Tracking as Competition Heats Up

With new technology launched by American Airlines this week, tracking checked luggage will be ever-so easier.

American Airlines Launches Enhanced Baggage Tracking as Competition Heats Up

Airlines

Many Airline Passengers Still Prefer Interacting With Employees Instead of Technology

It's 2017. According to SITA, 98 percent of airline passengers fly with at least one mobile device. It's amazing that so many passengers still prefer to the face-to-face experience at airports. It's a lot slower than self-service, and often less effective.

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Airlines Align Around Fewer Free Checked Bags for Customers

Domestic first class customers just lost a free checked bag on American Airlines in the latest lap in the race to the bottom.

Airlines

JetBlue Passengers Checked More First Bags Than Expected

JetBlue was all about giving passengers more choice when the airline introduced new fare families in June. But It came as a surprise to JetBlue that passengers decided to check more first bags than the airline predicted.

JetBlue Passengers Checked More First Bags Than Expected

Airlines

The Number of Delayed and Lost Bags Reaches Ten-Year Low in 2013

The rate of delayed and lost luggage is dropping as passenger numbers rise, but it's necessary to remember that those passengers may also be checking fewer bags due to an increase in fees over the past decade.

The Number of Delayed and Lost Bags Reaches Ten-Year Low in 2013