Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
New Baggage Regulations  
User currently offlineFlpuck6 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 2123 posts, RR: 29
Posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 865 times:

Just got an e-mail from Continental and this was one part of the message:

"POSITIVE BAG MATCH
Effective January 18, 2002 the Federal Aviation Administration will require a positive bag match for travel within the U.S., its territories and commonwealths. Bags cannot be transported on the aircraft without confirmation that the customer has boarded the aircraft."

And this is NEW!? I thought this was always the case? And if it wasn't, I almost don't believe it. Actually, come to think of it, the two places I remember hearing about this most is one) in Toulouse, on my internship with Air France (anytime a pax didn't show, we had to go find his bags) and two) on our return LGW-BWI BA flight, one pax didn't show up therefore delaying us the time it took to find his bags.

Interesting this won't be in effect until tomorrow (18-1).


Bonjour Chef!
3 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29832 posts, RR: 58
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 860 times:

Funny thing, when I read about this....I remember having to do this at Reeve when I worked there five years ago.


OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
User currently offlineBCal DC10 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 723 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 853 times:

So what about missed, changed connections... for example ->

When i was rerouted 2 weeks ago on Delta, my bags never made it with me. I had to divert to Cincinnati from Boston to fly home to London, but my bags stayed in Boston and went on the Boston flight. Delta told me at the time they'd try and get my bags to follow me, but doubted they would and we'd all meet up at the other end in London. Which we did, 2 days later. Thanx Delta.

So what happens? I have to fly back to where my bags are to "escort" them home??
Just wondering....




User currently offlineFlpuck6 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 2123 posts, RR: 29
Reply 3, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 848 times:

One would hope there would be a system to tag your bag to indicate that the bag is catching up with the passenger. It happens all the time and if Europe is already using the "positive bag match" system, then they must have a way of knowing if you have arrived and your bag hasn't. Let us hope the Americans are this smart.


Bonjour Chef!
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Diabetics And The New Security Regulations posted Sat Feb 24 2007 12:03:37 by Knightsofmalta
Spirit's New Baggage Policy posted Tue Feb 6 2007 19:43:51 by Richierich
QR New Baggage Policy posted Fri Aug 11 2006 16:40:36 by Lxlgu
AA New Baggage Allowance posted Sat Feb 26 2005 19:03:55 by SLVRBLT
Thailand - Incredible New Sars Regulations! posted Wed Apr 2 2003 19:32:34 by Ryanb741
New Security Regulations posted Tue Apr 23 2002 07:27:48 by TurbineBeaver
New Baggage Allowence For Y Class In Pakistan posted Mon Apr 30 2001 18:05:31 by Airmale
Loss Of Baggage Regulations posted Fri Oct 27 2000 11:27:04 by Shanti
New Rules Means Poor Baggage Service posted Thu Oct 5 2006 15:07:21 by Texdravid
New Hand Baggage Restrictions posted Thu Sep 21 2006 17:44:57 by Cusaeng