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British Airways shrinks size of acceptable carry-on bags

(USA Today) Remember in June when the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced its “Cabin OK” program that proposed airlines adopt new “optimum” dimensions for carry-on bags that were generally smaller – in some cases 20% smaller – than what many airlines currently allow. Although IATA insisted many international airlines were ready to embrace the program, the Cabin OK scheme was quickly put “on hold,” due in no small part to opposition from domestic airlines, and the general public. Now British Airways seems to be taking a page from the Cabin OK concept. The airline has announced changes to its baggage allowances and, not surprisingly, the airline is not encouraging passengers to bring larger bags on board. To read the whole story, click here.

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