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Musical Instruments Allowed As Cary-ons

The FAA reauthorization was passed by the House of Representatives on Friday, February 3 by a 248-169 vote. It subsequently passed the Senate on Monday, February 6, 75-20.  The President is expected to sign the bill into law. Included in the bill are provisions that create a uniform national policy regarding musical instruments on airplanes. Any instrument that can be safely stored in the overhead compartment or underneath the seat may be brought on board as carry-on luggage.

Read the American Federation of Musicians article.

Quoting the Boston Musicians Association, AFM Local 9-535:

“Existing law used to allow each airline to set their own policy regarding musical Continue reading Musical Instruments Allowed As Cary-ons