Parents Angry Over American Airlines New Stroller Rules: No More Gate Check

Posted on June 2, 2011

American Airlines has a new policy about big baby strollers. The airline is now requiring passengers to check large strollers at the ticket counter instead of at the gate. That means parents can't push their kids from the counter to the gate any longer, if the stroller weighs more than 20 pounds or don't fold up. Now the strollers have to be checked at the ticket counter. One family checked their stroller, which the airline promptly broke. That didn't go over so well. Take a look:

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