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How Away became a billion-dollar luggage brand

Jul 18, 2019
Away co-founder Jen Rubio talked with Kai Ryssdal about her four-year-old luggage company's loyal "community of travelers."
Away co-founder Jen Rubio in Aspen, Colorado.
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Fees on luggage prompt creative workarounds

Jul 1, 2019
Consumers paid $1.3 billion to check bags in just the first three months of the year, but airfares are at an all-time low.
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Passengers can track luggage to the carousel with smartphone

Nov 22, 2016
If you’re flying with Delta Air Lines, your luggage tag now has a microchip embedded inside.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the headquarters for Delta Air Lines. At its baggage claim area, banners say bags are guaranteed to be delivered within 20 minutes.
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Labor Day labor: Tactics for boarding your flight before overhead bins fill

Sep 2, 2013
Travelers share their strategies for jumping the line and avoiding bag check.