I love to travel. I hate jet lag. Right now I’m suffering from a bit of jet lag after returning from a trip 10 time zones away, so I’m having trouble sleeping. It allowed me to think about ways the airlines could make life so much better for travelers. Yes, I’d like more leg room and a bigger seat, but I understand that costs a fortune. Here are things that could make travel a bit better for not much money.
1. Tell us when our bag missed the flight.
Before we took off a few weeks ago, the captain came on the loudspeaker and said, “a couple of people decided last minute not to fly with us, so we have to remove their baggage.” Well, what if they did the reverse? Everything is computerized, and bags get scanned. Couldn’t they tell you, before you land, that your bag didn’t make it? That way, instead of standing at the baggage claim until it stops moving and then filing a missing bag report, you could save the time by filing the claim immediately.
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