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The best ... laptop bags to fly with

New federal regulations allow passengers with “checkpoint-friendly” bags like these to leave laptops in their luggage at security. 

Checkpoint Friendly Laptop Bag
This opaque black bag weighs less than 3 pounds and is roomy enough for a 17-inch screen.
Price: $130 Contact: Aerovation.com
Source: Money

ScanFast Backpack
The only checkpoint-friendly backpack on the market that both unzips to open flat for security and can hold 17-inch notebooks.
Price: $99.99 Contact: Mobileedge.com
Source: PCWorld

Checkpoint Flyer Briefcase
The expandable bag has three hinged compartments that fold into a compact case that should fit in even the smallest of overhead bins.
Price: $220 Contact: Tombinh.com
Source: PCWorld

QuickCheck ‘Check Point Friendly’ Notebook Carrying Case
This black sleeve with a shoulder strap is designed specifically for the MacBook Air, Apple’s ultrathin laptop.
Price: $44.99 Contact: MyIncipio.com
Source: The Wall Street Journal

CODi Phantom CT3 Checkpoint-Tested
The bag, made of military-grade ballistic nylon, has two hinged compartments that lie flat when open and instantly close when picked up by the handle.
Price: $199 Contact: Ebags.com
Source: Marketwatch.com

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