American Airlines flight attendant Renee Schexnaildre demonstrates the overhead baggage area during a media preview of the airline's new Boeing 737-800 jets, at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. Global airlines have changed plans to require people to use smaller carry-on bags, in an effort to free up space in packed overhead bins.
American Airlines flight attendant Renee Schexnaildre demonstrates the overhead baggage area during a media preview of the airline's new Boeing 737-800 jets, at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. Global airlines have changed plans to require people to use smaller carry-on bags, in an effort to free up space in packed overhead bins. File photo The Associated Press
American Airlines flight attendant Renee Schexnaildre demonstrates the overhead baggage area during a media preview of the airline's new Boeing 737-800 jets, at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. Global airlines have changed plans to require people to use smaller carry-on bags, in an effort to free up space in packed overhead bins. File photo The Associated Press

Airline industry reverses course on plan to require smaller carry-on bags

June 18, 2015 09:49 AM