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Air Canada’s carry on crackdown won’t solve baggage barrage: critics

Montreal - Air Canada is once again targeting passengers who try to sneak on excess carry-on luggage. But critics claim the stepped up crackdown ultimately won't solve the upsurge in on-board bags.

May 25, 2015  By CBC News

That’s because, they say, passengers will continue to push the limits to avoid that new $25 checked bag fee.

“Everybody just hates to be nickeled and dimed,” airline analyst Barry Prentice says.

Starting at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport today and then expanding across the country next month, Air Canada agents at both check-in and security will be tagging carry-on that meets size limits. Bags that don’t make the cut must be checked. | READ MORE



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