Following the uproar caused by its announcement earlier in the week regarding the recommendation of smaller maximum size of cabin luggage than present, IATA has issued a press release to clarify its position.
It says that the new size is a guideline only and that it is up to individual airlines to set their own size limits. It does point out thought that the smaller size is likely to ensure that most passengers will find space to stow their carry on bag in the cabin.
To read IATA's press release in full click here.
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