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Journey Through the Intestines of an Airline Baggage System

Ever wonder what an airline stowaway sees when peaking out from within his Samsonite sanctuary?

Ever wonder what an airline stowaway sees when peaking out from within his Samsonite sanctuary?

Delta Air Lines has thoughtfully provided the answer with this intriguing little film. Meant to promote the company's luggage-tracking app, the video reveals the journey a checked suitcase takes going from Atlanta to New York.

The spot opens the question, ""When a checked bag goes behind those rubber flaps, where does it go?" An unfortunate editing cut next suggests it goes to Delta employees who break into it with power tools, but that is not the case. They're just outfitting the suitcase with six cameras to record its behind-the-scenes adventure.

Overall, the flight of a checked bag seems quieter and less germy than that of an actual airline passenger. (Fun, too, if you happen to enjoy rollercoasters.) Delta: Could you start offering this service to budget-minded travelers, like, now?

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