Clipless in Coeur d'Alene
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Bikes: Calfee Dragonfly S&S Tandem, Specialized Tarmac SL4 S-Works, other misc Road & MTB singles
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Originally Posted by merlinextraligh
"If your itinerary includes a United Express flight, please contact United for information regarding aircraft cargo hold limits"
Yeah, but really only relevant if traveling with a fullsize case. Even then, anytime you do call to verify they say the equipment type is not guaranteed and may change, ie: "crapshoot".
Flying out of the Spokane airport frequently has the smallest prop planes heading to Seattle. Avoiding those planes with any special sized luggage is best on any trip. Last year with a fullsize tandem case, was especially limiting here, plus we could not fly directly from the UK into a small airport in France because the the plane types there. Another reason we switched back to S&S cases.
Luckily, we had no issues with the fullsize case. Just the typical nervous tension the entire time watching our precious being wheeled across the tarmac. Here's a taboo terminal photo of our case being treated well enough (bottom shelf in photo below) and obviously this was not a prop plane we were boarding.
Last edited by twocicle; 05-21-13 at 09:09 AM.