Boeing last week started production on larger bins for its 757-300s. The company claims the new BigBins will increase stowage capacity by more than 60% and allow 58 more roll-aboard bags on a typical 757-300. Previously, stowage bins could accommodate a 10 x-15 x 25-inch roll-aboard bag loaded only in the forward-to-aft direction. The deeper bins enable roll-aboard bags to be stowed in a wing-to-wing direction, thereby increasing capacity from three to five bags per bin. BigBins are ...

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