U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Final Rule Regarding Air Travel with Musical Instruments
January 6, 2015
Life as a traveling musician will hopefully become easier thanks to the new ruling.
Washington, D.C. (January 6, 2015) -- On December 30th, the U.S. Department of Transportation finally gave travelling musicians the relief they were looking for. Here's a quote from their ruling:
Under the rule, musical instruments as carry-on items are treated no differently from other carry-on items and the stowage space should be made available for all carry-on items on a “first come, first served” basis.
The DOT provided a page to help musicians prepare for air travel. Click here to read the full text of the ruling.
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