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Southwest Carry-on/storage Question  
User currently offlineGatorAvionics From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 21 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 5759 times:

Hello A netters!

Quick quesion, I am travelling from AUS-BWI on Southwest on Friday. I would like to carry on a tuxedo in the retail provided garment bag.....it's a rental, and was wondering if I would be able to store it in a closet on-board or if I would just have to store it in the overhead bin?

I'd prefer no to check it to avoid wrinkles and what not

Thanks!


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User currently offlineAtrude777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5702 posts, RR: 52
Reply 1, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 5748 times:

If I can remember my many times flying SWA, I don't think we have closets on board, they are simply dividers, and already full of the snacks, medical equipment, safety equipment and such.

I am afraid you'd have to as neatly as possible fold it and place it on top of a suitcase in the overhead compartment to ensure it is not smashed by a suitcase. Since you'd prefer not to check it.

Flight Attendants of WN if you can think and I'm wrong is there anything he can do that I am not thinking of?

Alex



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User currently offlineBwaflyer From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 690 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 5722 times:

Don't know what the regs are in the USA, but we often carry wedding parties on our aircraft. We don't have wardrobes, and with the captain's agreement, we often hang wedding dresses behind the jumpseats in the flight deck. Don't know if that's any use.

User currently offlineFutureSDPDcop From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 1293 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 5678 times:

I'm pretty sure nothing besides equipment/personal effects of the pilots can be stored in the cockpit due to security issues.

I'm also pretty certain that WN doesn't have closets to store wardrobes. I know it has been discussed on here before but I don't feel like searching for the thread.


User currently offlinePITops From United States of America, joined May 2007, 1442 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 5660 times:

No closests onboard WN aircraft. You would have to do your best at folding it in the overhead or hoping it's a wide open flight so you have an entire overhead compartment to yourself.


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User currently offlineVal From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 17 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 5497 times:

WN has no closets (not even for the flight attendants) so you will have to utilize the overhead bin. Placing items in the flight deck is not allowed. As Alex suggested above, try placing it above a suitcase, which would not only conserve overhead bin space, but prevent it from being squashed when other items move around in the bin.

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