Pennsylvania Firearm Owners Association
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 29 of 29
  1. #21
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Hanover, Pennsylvania
    (York County)
    Posts
    249
    Rep Power
    451662

    Default Re: American Airlines outs those traveling with a firearm and makes it easier for the

    Quote Originally Posted by streaker69 View Post
    Ask them what other types of bags require special handling.
    The ones with the drugs, of course.

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    19064, Pennsylvania
    (Delaware County)
    Posts
    275
    Rep Power
    39282

    Default Re: American Airlines outs those traveling with a firearm and makes it easier for the

    I honestly dont see a problem with this, in fact i can argue it causes the airline to handle my bags better. I've traveled a lot, and when your at the baggage claim you can literally walk off with anyones bag in an instance without being noticed. not to mention how regular luggage gets "lost" all the time. I like that they mark the bag and it gets taken to an office where only i can pick it up with my ID. and you better believe marked bags are being monitored more closely. It always made me extremely cautious when i had a bag with a gun in it handled like the rest of the luggage. I always tried to rush out of the plane to baggage claim to be the 1st to see my bag arrive. now you can take your time and pick your bag up at your convenience.

    and FYI this isnt that new of a policy, thats how they handled a bag for me in 2015. i cant say for certain if it was american airlines but it was 100% handled like this flying from philly to MT and back in 2015.

  3. #23
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    n/a, Florida
    Posts
    483
    Rep Power
    342671

    Default Re: American Airlines outs those traveling with a firearm and makes it easier for the

    Title 18 U.S.C., Section 922(e): “No common or contract carrier shall require or cause any label, tag, or other written notice to be placed on the outside of any package, luggage, or other container that such package, luggage, or other container contains a firearm.” In other words, don’t write “Guns inside!” on your baggage and don’t let the airline do it either.

  4. #24
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Radnor, Pennsylvania
    (Delaware County)
    Posts
    738
    Rep Power
    1977633

    Default Re: American Airlines outs those traveling with a firearm and makes it easier for the

    I think that this is likely a policy response to the guy in FL back in January who claimed his bag, loaded his pistol and opened fire on the people in Baggage Claim. It doesn't mean that this revised AA policy (and probably others) will prevent other such attacks, but it allows the airline to inform the interested press that they did something about the January incident.
    A Russian tale: Prince Igor is hunting in the woods in the dead of winter. The icy wind makes his eyes tear. A bird turns to another bird and says,"Look! He's crying!" The other bird says,"Don't watch his eyes, watch his hands."

  5. #25
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Northampton County, Pennsylvania
    (Northampton County)
    Posts
    17,312
    Rep Power
    21474863

    Default Re: American Airlines outs those traveling with a firearm and makes it easier for the

    Quote Originally Posted by Muscle Master View Post
    FYI

    Those firearms goes directly to the managers office until it's time to for it to leave the bag chute and then it's most often hand delivered to the Plane by the manager or the employee that's running the route... and best believe that employee is being watched

    I used to work there
    What, does this happen like once a year there?

    Up here the TSA are spilling bullets on the ground helping fools (like me) get their crap in order. I had a guy helping me unload mags because I forgot mag covers. In Georgia they asked me if I wanted to take my gun on the plane or check it. TWICE. I wanted to say, "What are my options?" I looked around for a second, and said, "I want to check it."

    Planes have to be crawling with guns, I can't imagine how they would treat them like Picassos. You must have worked at the least gunliest airport this side of Jersey.
    http://forum.pafoa.org/image.php?type=sigpic&userid=5230&dateline=1441069  448

  6. #26
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    North Penn area, Pennsylvania
    Age
    57
    Posts
    1,863
    Rep Power
    21474844

    Default Re: American Airlines outs those traveling with a firearm and makes it easier for the

    Always felt heavy gun-size packages addressed to Bob's Gun Shop made it awful tempting to delivery workers.
    I don't speak English , I talk American!

  7. #27
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Pennsylvania
    (Montgomery County)
    Posts
    193
    Rep Power
    1228323

    Default Re: American Airlines outs those traveling with a firearm and makes it easier for the

    Quote Originally Posted by ungawa View Post
    What, does this happen like once a year there?

    Up here the TSA are spilling bullets on the ground helping fools (like me) get their crap in order. I had a guy helping me unload mags because I forgot mag covers. In Georgia they asked me if I wanted to take my gun on the plane or check it. TWICE. I wanted to say, "What are my options?" I looked around for a second, and said, "I want to check it."

    Planes have to be crawling with guns, I can't imagine how they would treat them like Picassos. You must have worked at the least gunliest airport this side of Jersey.
    All you had to do was tape the mags over, no need to unload if you forgot mag covers.

  8. #28
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    (Philadelphia County)
    Posts
    1,900
    Rep Power
    21474842

    Default Re: American Airlines outs those traveling with a firearm and makes it easier for the

    Quote Originally Posted by bogey1 View Post
    So now I know who to mug at the airport. Made my job a lot easier.
    Is this just like the OCers who get their gun taken off of them?

  9. #29
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Wayne, Pennsylvania
    (Delaware County)
    Posts
    804
    Rep Power
    8724

    Default Re: American Airlines outs those traveling with a firearm and makes it easier for the

    Looks like this may be a tsa thing
    http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/201...cked-firearms/
    "...The gun at my side means that I cannot be forced, only persuaded...It doesn't limit the actions of those who would interact with me through reason, only the actions of those who would do so by force."
    Marko Kloos 2007

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

Similar Threads

  1. Traveling to Florida (Southwest Airlines)
    By splink in forum General
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: June 1st, 2016, 03:01 PM
  2. Flying American Airlines in June
    By chiefdjs in forum General
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: May 3rd, 2013, 12:29 PM
  3. Night Scare... Light/Laser makes it easier
    By Mtbkski in forum General
    Replies: 38
    Last Post: March 4th, 2009, 12:57 PM
  4. Traveling with firearm
    By michaelchica in forum General
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: January 27th, 2009, 01:26 PM
  5. Replies: 3
    Last Post: December 6th, 2006, 12:10 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Local gun shops | Local shooting ranges | Philadelphia Shooting Ranges | Philadelphia Gun Shops | Pittsburgh Shooting Ranges | Pittsburgh Gun Shops