If you have boarded a flight in the previous number of several years, you have surely read what seems to be the new norm of boarding bulletins: “We’re on the lookout for volunteers to gate-verify their luggage.” When airlines request passengers to look at luggage at the gate due to restricted overhead bin area, numerous travellers respond with annoyance and fear—and the past detail we want at the airport is further annoyance.



A major winter storm is expected to produce damaging winds and drop feet of snow in many locations this week, and with the Christmas holiday travel season in full effect, the timing couldn’t be worse.

The massive winter storm will impact tens of millions of Americans across the