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As Carry-on Space Grows, Bags Are Shrinking

Here's why

There’s seemingly never enough room for everyone’s bag in the storage compartment on most planes, is there?

It’s a situation that leads to pre-flight debates, strategic planning and even some arguments in the cabin. There’s only so much room up there. But it seems like travelers, who have dealt with this frustration constantly over the years, are starting to change their tactics in an effort to limit the number of headaches they face in the air.

Recently, USA Today reported that a new trend is for travelers to put as little stuff in a bag as possible, both making it easier to carry on and less complicated to travel with. In comments to the newspaper, Travel Goods Association President Michele Pittenger noted that manufacturers are stepping up to meet the growing need for more efficient storage.

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