You Can Sell Your Free Checked Baggage Allowance and Asking Airline to Shut Down Your Account

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  1. “RUBBISH!” Why are British people so nearsighted about Brexit? Their currency lost 10% of its purchasing power overnight.

  2. Just to tack on, when your economy goes south it’s the worst ideas that fail first. So, yes, of course it failed for all those other reasons.

  3. Appreciate the Grabr story but the headline is pure clickbait. There’s a big difference between selling your luggage space (as some of us “Couriers” did in the ’90s) and essentially becoming a personal shopper for rather minimal compensation.

    Personally I would be delighted to sell my checked luggage space to a licensed courier service, but I think I’ll pass on using my limited time to packing food and electronics for $15,

  4. I agree with reporter from Torygraph… La Compagnie chose (again) a tried and failed airport for the Buz Market! What is it with somr entrepreneurs? Several airlines flunked at these far flung smaller London airports .. Coupled with non flat flat bed (see Air France debacle over those babies) all coupled to few planes (ie no backups) and a poor schedule… As I’ve said before it suited the Gin Swingers (early retirees and aspirationals on holiday) but hard core Biz travellers it was never going to suit.

  5. And how does make sure drugs are not pushed. I hope their ceo is willing to get caned instead of the innocent passenger that unknowingly pushes drug into an Asian or middle eastern country.

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