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Old 06-25-05, 01:00 PM
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Now I'm packing for the flight next week and while checking the airline's regulation I found out that they only allow 5 kilo for carry-on.

What the hell?

Well, I know nobody pays any attention to that, but I just don't get it, you see, that guy over there could be 100 kilo heaver than me (or more) and he's paying the same price I paid. Well, I'm not saying that the ticket price should vary depending on body weight, but rather that that 5 kilo for carry-on does not make any sense, since "Carry-on baggage must be stowed underneath the seat in front of the passenger or in the overhead compartment." I don't think the floor will collapse under the seat just because the carry-on is heavier than 5 kilo. Sorry mate, regulation is regulation, this bag has to be checked in, that would be US$140, you want to pay in credit card or cash?
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