Stop to the cabin bags
Added on Thu July 9th, 2020
Passengers couldn’t carry their cabin bags on the plane. To reduce contagion on the plane, passengers should board lightly. They have to leave their baggage in the hold and they could bring on the plane only little rucksack or bag to slip under the front seat. This is the indication that appears on the 48 pages of the first global guidelines of the International Civil Aviation Organization (Icao), the highest authority in commercial air transport. It is a report containing tips and rules to fly safe and to avoid the spread of coronavirus. The most of these rules are addressed to airlines company, airports and staff. But, in the document there are also some rules for passengers, in particular concerning those of cabin bags.
The choice forbid cabin bags on the cabin stems from practical evidence: at the time of boarding and landing there are too many opportunities for contact between passengers. Many low cost airlines do not agree with this solution because for years cabin bags has become a source of income.
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