Have you flown lately?
Have you wondered when the luggage will occupy the seats?
Have you noticed that carry on luggage does not fit, and takes longer to load up than the paying passengers.
The financial markets are rewarding Westjet and Air Canada for initiating a fee for checked luggage.
If you ever sat in a plane watching folks trying to stuff oversized carry on luggage in the overhead bins, and wondered when it would get worse. The moment has arrived, now it will be even more interesting.
Airlines think that when an individual leaves on a 3-4 day business trip, they will literally function out of the same clothes, and hopefully have a change of under wear.
While employers expect their employees to have a professional appearance when travelling on business, and visiting customers.
At some point the briefcase with the laptop and the rest of the technology paraphernalia will get couriered to their destination, along with the rest of the clothes.
Lets not forget the carry on size for all liquids.
We are inexorably reaching the point where the passenger will check in as luggage, and the luggage with board the plane with the boarding pass.