AIRPORT CHECKPOINT: Fly Through by Planning in Advance
The rules for flying have changed significantly, following 9/11. Below are some important tips to keep in mind when you travel. A little prior knowledge can keep your trip on schedule and hassle-free:
• Know the specific airline regulations for the airline with which you will be flying by visiting their websites,
• The majority of airlines allow one carry-on bag and what is called a personal bag. This “personal bag” can be a purse or tote-bag, a briefcase or laptop case or even a camera case. It should also be able to fit under the seat if you have another carry-on, because there is often no available storage for two pieces in the overhead compartments.. Carry-on items should be no larger than 45″ (measure the height, length and width–if over 45″ in any of these measurements–it’s too big for carry-on.) Some of the airlines also have a weight restriction. Be sure to check with the airline you’re using before you get to the airport.