flying to hawaii the end of january on Alaska airlines and they have the similar policy as air canada.
while I don't want to check my stuff the one thing I do not want to check is my digital slr....now I hope that is ok.
I have a small bag that I carry it and my other lens and my netbook in....
as long as these things I am still able to carry on I will happy.
Bluedenim...the no carry-on rule for flights between Canada and the U.S. is not an airline policy but from Transport Canada. ALL airlines flying between Canada and the U.S> must ban carry ons.
However, this might change in January.
Here's how you solve the Air Canada and Alaska problem:
Pack to two bags; one to keep and one to lose.;)