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COLLINS – Please, stop trying to cram oversize bags into the overheads

(Air Canada photo)

(Air Canada photo)

DESPITE my obvious physical challenges, I would much prefer to fly at Christmas than drive. My theory is simple — I would rather be stranded at either end of the trip than in the middle.

collins-colhedThat theory was supported by the many road delays last week on our major highways.

But my biggest concerns about flying are dinky aircraft not even made for normal-sized humans and the efforts of travellers to save the costs of checking bags by piling everything they can into a carry-on case before trying to jam it into increasingly small overhead containers.

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ArmchairMayor.ca is a forum about Kamloops and the world. It has more than one million views. Mel Rothenburger is the former Editor of The Daily News in Kamloops, B.C. (retiring in 2012), and past mayor of Kamloops (1999-2005). At ArmchairMayor.ca he is the publisher, editor, news editor, city editor, reporter, webmaster, and just about anything else you can think of. He is grateful for the contributions of several local columnists. This blog doesn't require a subscription but gratefully accepts donations to help defray costs.

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