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Tourist Finds Scorpion In Luggage After Returning From Trip To Africa

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Scorpions can be quite the nuisance.

A scorpion attacked a woman on an Alaska Airlines flight back in 2015. That same year another one stung a man three times causing a flight to turn back. Last year, a scorpion stung a passenger on a United flight.

In the latest incident involving the little arachnid, luckily nobody was stung… Continue reading Tourist Finds Scorpion In Luggage After Returning From Trip To Africa

Baggage Handler Purposely Sent Luggage To Wrong Destinations

luggageMany people will never check their luggage but it isn’t always possible when you’re traveling with kids.

The main benefits of bringing your bags as a carry-on are saving time by not having to wait for them when the plane lands, not having to pay to check them and knowing that they’ll definitely make it to the destination.

Here’s another reason why it might be better to bring your luggage as a carry-on. Continue reading Baggage Handler Purposely Sent Luggage To Wrong Destinations

American Airlines Loses Golf Clubs, Golfer Withdraws from US Open Qualifier

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On one of my first trips to Europe I had the unfortunate problem of my bag not showing up with my flight. While my friend and I did receive our bags later that evening, it was an inconvenience to walk up the Eiffel Tower feeling dirty and in not so comfortable footwear.

Golfer Michael Buttacavoli had a much bigger issue when American Airlines made a big mistake. Continue reading American Airlines Loses Golf Clubs, Golfer Withdraws from US Open Qualifier

The Most Funded Luggage Ever on Kickstarter

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image: G-RO Kickstarter video

I find Kickstarter and other crowd-funding sites to be really interesting and a great way for innovators and creators to bring their ideas to market. However, I can’t say that I’ve backed a campaign.

A new carry-on just became the most funded luggage ever on Kickstarter, blowing away its intended funding goal. Continue reading The Most Funded Luggage Ever on Kickstarter

Airline Employee Slapped By Passenger Due To Luggage

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image: VietJet Air

I’ve heard of scenarios of air rage like an in-flight fight over a crying baby and we had pilots fight in the cockpit prior to take-off. Oh, and who could forget about the nutty ex-VP of Korean Air.

It’s no wonder that flight attendants want air rage fines raised.

In the latest case of air-rage, it actually was more like airport rage since this time it took place pre-flight while still in the airport.

Why you might ask? Continue reading Airline Employee Slapped By Passenger Due To Luggage