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excess baggage

1. Literally, travel luggage that exceeds the dimensions of size or weight normally allowed on a plane or train, usually requiring a fee for it to be allowed onboard. My suitcase was only slightly over the weight limit, but the airline clerk still insisted on labeling my suitcase as excess baggage and slapping me with a fine.
2. Any person or thing that is unnecessary or unwanted and thus is or becomes burdensome. I know it's ungenerous, but Martin's younger brother has been nothing but excess baggage since we agreed to let him live with us.
3. A personal history, emotional disposition, or traumatic experience that is or becomes debilitating or burdensome in life. He carried the excess baggage of his abusive parents with him for years after leaving home. Her reclusiveness has become real excess baggage for her in recent months.
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bag and baggage

With all of one's possessions. You need to be out of your dorm room, bag and baggage, by Monday morning.
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bag and baggage

 and part and parcel
with one's luggage; with all one's possessions. Sally showed up at our door bag and baggage one Sunday morning. All right, if you won't pay the rent, out with you, bag and baggage! Get all your stuff—part and parcel—out of here!
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bag and baggage

All of one's belongings, especially with reference to departing with them; completely, totally. For example, The day he quit his job, John walked out, bag and baggage. Originating in the 1400s, this phrase at first meant an army's property, and to march off bag and baggage meant that the departing army was not leaving anything behind for the enemy's use. By the late 1500s, it had been transferred to other belongings.
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bag and baggage

with all your belongings.
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ˌbag and ˈbaggage

with all your belongings: If you don’t pay the rent, you’ll be thrown out, bag and baggage.
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bag and baggage

1. With all one's belongings.
2. To a complete degree; entirely.
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Maybe it's through years of experience that they've (mastered this skill), but it's still a mystery to us how they do it,' the source told the Inquirer, adding that the baggage handlers could be experts in playing mahjong.
Sita's BagManager and BagMessage will provide timely updates and exchange of information on the loading, reconciling, tracking and tracing of baggage.
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What are the key factors driving the commercial airport baggage handling system market in the aviation industry
The important benefit of using RFID technologies instead traditional barcodes is now the improvement of quality and transparency of baggage operations, additional control from airlines over the baggage movement through the security checks in airports, improvement of passenger trust in timely baggage delivery along with the passenger, as well as new services to clients.
In premium cabins on certain routes, the allowance has been increased from 40/50kg to two pieces of baggage at 32kg per bag.
Mr Kass explained: "Our baggage arrival area is compact; however the design of the Baggage Unloader makes it easy to operate--even in space constrained areas.
The justification of Air India to reduce the baggage allowance to allow more seats for passengers is not practical," they added.
Andrew Price, IATA's head of baggage services, said: "Our focus is on enabling a customer experience that is a hassle-free end-to-end journey.
The baggage policies of airlines differ considerably, making it all the more important for airline passengers to check their airline's baggage policy before checking in.
Air Arabia introduces low cost pre-booked baggage policy Air Arabia announced on May 25 that it has introduced a new online pre-booked baggage policy, enabling passengers to pay for only the baggage weight they need.
Low cost carrier Air Arabia has introduced a new online pre-booked baggage policy, enabling passengers to pay for only the baggage weight they need.
s Baggage Report shows that the amount of mishandled baggage, checked baggage that has been delayed and damaged or pilfered fell by over a fifth last year from 42.
ISLAMABAD, June 08, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced Automated Carrier Baggage Rules (ACBR), the latest project in the associations Simplifying the Business programme.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-2 June 2010-Finnair baggage now going through new handling centre at Helsinki-Vantaa(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.