Jacket helps airline passengers dodge luggage fees
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Baggage can be a contentious issue at airports, with passengers often facing extra fees if they go over the limit for any checked-in luggage. Last year, Samoa Air even became the first airline to introduce a pay-by-weight system for its customers. Offering a cheeky solution for consumers hoping to avoid these fees, Bulgaria's Jaktogo is a lightweight jacket that can help passengers 'smuggle' 10kg of extra luggage into airplanes. Designed by engineer John Power, the giant-pocketed coat was developed after numerous business trips where overweight bags would lead to both extra costs and wasted time having to deal with the…
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