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Air Canada to clamp down on big bags

Qantas captain avoids catastrophe after baggage mix up. Image by Katy Warner / CC BY-SA 2.0
Air Canada to clamp down on oversized bags. Image by Katy Warner / CC BY-SA 2.0

Passengers hoping to smuggle larger-than-allowed luggage on to Air Canada flights will find it doubly difficult from next week as staff take a stricter line on non-conforming suitcases and bags. The extra checks will initially be only at Toronto Pearson Airport but will roll out to other airports over the summer in a move that the company says will lessen delays. If your bag passes the test you’ll be given an approved tag. Read more: travelmole.com