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New standard size unveiled for carry-on luggage

Move aims to give airlines and passengers assurance that compliant bags can board the plane

"I haven't come across an airline yet that said this is a terrible idea," said Mr Windmuller, with a piece of luggage that conforms to the new standard. Iata said that it is talking with major luggage brands, including Tumi and Samsonite, on making bags at the new size.


AIR travellers are all too familiar with carry-on bag anxiety: The feeling sparked by last-minute and sometimes seemingly arbitrary decisions that a piece of luggage is too large to fit in the overhead bin.

On Monday, the world's aviation trade organisation, which also

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