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 #130548  by phpbb
 Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:12 pm
Congress Passes Bill Standardizing Airline Rules for Musical Instrument Storage

"Traveling musicians got a big boost from Congress last month with the passage of a sweeping Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill that includes new universal standards for storing instruments in flight. Pending issuance of final regulations, the amended law will, among other things, allow travelers to carry aboard any instrument or related gear that can be safely stored in the cabin, rather than risk it being damaged in the plane’s cargo hold or during baggage handling." ... rument_sto
 #130567  by FretfulDave
 Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:30 am
Hallelujah! Wonderful news. Though they have been a little less of a hassle lately for me. Maybe they got tired of folks telling them if you break it, you bought it!

Imagine Congress actually doing something progressive. Pinch me, see if I am dreaming.