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Etihad Airways require to check your musical instrument, from Etihad's policy: Musical instruments must be transported as checked baggage only. So it all comes down to the size and wight of Tabla Set. If you can fit it in a proper bag and are less then 7kg, you are good to go. Each item must not exceed dimensions of 115 cm (40x50x25). You can ...


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The US Department of Transport has a general ruling for airlines subject to DOT rules. The limit of one carry-on bag and one personal bag (e.g., purse or briefcase) for each traveler does not apply to medical supplies and/or assistive devices (including service animals and their equipment). Passengers with disabilities generally may carry medical ...


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The fact that you stow it under the seat in front of you does not make it a "personal item". A personal item is as defined in their specs, a purse, a laptop carrier, etc, something small, that is part of your everyday personal life, not a 2nd piece of luggage for travel items (daypacks float on both sides of this aspect since many travelers use them ...


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According to section 8.4.1.1.3 of the conditions of carriage skateboards are "blunt instruments" and are not allowed to be carried on board. I assume this extends to longboards, too. On Twitter Eurowings confirmed that skateboards can't be carried on board. They refer to the sport equipment page which does not mention skateboards/longboards. Other sport ...


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The TSA Can I Bring?, impressively, has entries for both Balloons (inflated) and Balloon (uninflated). For Balloon (inflated) it says: You may transport this items in carry-on or checked baggage. For items you wish to carry on, you should check with the airline to ensure that the item will fit in the overhead bin or underneath the seat of the airplane. ...


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No. The rules are crystal clear. They are not in the business of measuring how much liquid you have, they judge based on the container. Even when it's crystal clear there is extremely little liquid they will demand throwing it away if it's in a too large container like a sip on the bottom of a water bottle. Edit: as a rule maker, if your goal is to regulate ...


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So, I'm in the airport right now past security :) having gotten a 220wh lipo through in my carry on. They checked my bag and tested the battery for explosives. Obviously it was not an explosive and they just let me through. I am calling this very lucky. I did not mean to bring a huge lipo with me but an unlikely series of events forced me to. Avoid ...


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When I'm on flights that long what I like to do is carry a larger backpack with a smaller bag inside of it that has the stuff I'll want in-flight. The larger backpack additionally has stuff that I want access to in an airport or in case of getting stranded overnight from a flight cancellation or missed connection. Putting the smaller bag inside the larger ...


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Anything valuable and all important documents for your travel should be as close to you as possible. This means your passport, boarding passes (unless using electronic ones but I will bring a printed copy too), address at your destination plus any other necessary documentation to pass immigration and customs at your destination airport, including potential ...


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A few bonus tips to go with Roddy of the Frozen Peas excellent answer: Don't make the bag too big, as it will be taking up some of your legroom. Some aircraft have electronics boxes for the in-flight entertainment system under the seat, which further reduces the available space. You can always put it in the overheard if there's space, particularly if you ...


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Under the seat? Hopefully nothing. That's where I store my feet. There's not enough space for a bag.


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The following is a list of the sort of items you should include in your cabin luggage (eg. not your checked luggage): All valuables (jewelry, money, etc) Important documents (passport, itinerary, hotel reservations, medical prescriptions, etc) All electronics (phone, laptop, mp3 players, etc) Anything fragile or which might break due to rough or careless ...



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