With tags just being released and guys starting to book flights up here, I wanted to give everyone a heads up. I was recently flying back here from the lower 48, starting my journey with American Airlines and switching to Alaska Air in Seattle. While checking in with American Air, I found out I was not allowed to bring a firearm because during my journey, I was switching airlines in Seattle to AK Air. If my journey was strictly with American it would have been fine. I thought she was just a dingle berry so I called to confirm this. The only way I could take a firearm was to leave the secured area at the airport I was switching airlines (Seattle) and re-check my firearm in with Alaska Air to continue my journey (impossible with a tight connection)!
Just want to give guys a heads up to double check with your airlines so you donít show up ready at the airport for an Alaska hunt and be told you canít bring your rifle. I havenít called around, but hopefully American Air is the only ones with this rule.
Anyone else heard of this idiotic rule before?? It was definitely news to me!!