FAA Limits Carry-On to 1 PC. Luggage, 1 Personal Item

BURBANK, Calif., Wednesday, October 10, 2001 — The FAA has imposed a new restriction regarding carry-on luggage, limiting passengers to one piece of luggage and one personal item such as a purse, handbag, or briefcase per person.  All other luggage must be checked at the airline ticket counter.  The restriction applies nationwide.