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Distributed package delivery through carry-on baggage
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Airlines make quite a bit of money on air cargo, and at the same time, some of them offer your first checked bag for free. Proposed is a grassroots package transportation system where flyers would match up with parcel customers. The deliveries would be from airport-to-airport. (This would have obvious issues regarding TSA regulations, but I don't think they're insurmountable. Maybe the packages wouldn't stay closed? You wouldn't want to transport drugs or weapons for some random stranger.)
kevinthenerd, Sep 08 2012


       //You wouldn't want to transport drugs or weapons for some random stranger.)   

       Why not?   

       It worked for the East India Company,   

       Not to mention Operation Fast and Furious.   

       Or Oliver North...
not_morrison_rm, Sep 09 2012

       This is called “counter-to-counter shipping” and is widely known to exist, not to mention highly regulated. Attempting such a thing privately in order to take advantage of the free baggage allowance for passengers would likely result in serious felony charges.
ytk, Sep 09 2012

       >not to mention highly regulated   

       Ahhh, boring....but then remembers when Olive on Pushing Daisies narrowly escapes discovery as a mule for homeopathic drugs...so maybe there's a moral there...
not_morrison_rm, Sep 09 2012


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