JetBlue Is Putting A Squeeze On Your Wallet And Your Legroom

Since entering the industry in 2000, jetBlue has gained a hugely loyal fan base by highlighting their much-beloved freebies like extra legroom, free bags, and blue potato chips. But now the airline has changed course, by announcing the reduction of legroom and introduction of bag fees. » 11/23/14 12:31pm 11/23/14 12:31pm

Your Unclaimed Baggage Gets Re-Sold In Alabama

In spite of the fact that many airlines make you pay to check a bag when you fly, about one half of one percent of checked luggage goes unclaimed. And since 1970, one store in Alabama has made a name for itself by buying up those unclaimed bags, sight unseen, and then sells your stuff for a profit. » 10/15/14 12:46pm 10/15/14 12:46pm

The Three Biggest Airlines Just Made Carry-On Sizes Even Smaller

It's a tale as old as time: Traveler meets luggage. Traveler falls in love. Traveler buys luggage. Traveler causes a scene as flight attendant forces traveler to pay $75 for improperly-sized baggage. And if you've secretly been holding out hope that we might one day be able to put this bit of passenger pageantry… » 6/12/14 5:40pm 6/12/14 5:40pm

Samsonite Takes Cue From Auto Industry For Luggage Design

Today we encounter something different—an Anti-Auto Branding Adventure—with luggage giant, Samsonite, taking cutes from the auto industry for luggage designs. Recently announced are a few different types of luggage designs inspired by the automobile industry. The Graviton is a polycarbonate case with a design inspired… » 5/29/08 3:20pm 5/29/08 3:20pm

MINI Branded Luggage Is Pretty Small, Obviously

It's nice to see a British carmaker get involved in Auto Branding Adventures with these MINI-badged bags. Three different types of MINI luggage available include a green laptop bag, a green duffel bag and a red rolling bag. It's not surprising that the three bags don't seem to be overly large. It's a MINI branding,… » 2/29/08 4:15pm 2/29/08 4:15pm