Ideas Every Day #76 – Carry On Bag Reservations

I hate getting on planes in the later boarding groups and not having a spot to put my carry on bag in an airplane’s overhead bin.  How about a way to forecast and fix this problem (possibly even without just charging extra money for carry on bags) like having a reservation system as part of check-in or when you buy your ticket.  What about even making it something like a $1 dollar charge, which would eliminate the last minute carry-on packer issue.

When I want to carry on my bag, I want to carry it right off too.  Giving it to a gate checker and then having to go to baggage claim anyway ruins the point.  How else could we fix this (like shipping services for your luggage which do exist.)

Yes, and…

Matt Kane

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