Aug 18 2008
My favorite laptop bag designer, TOM BIHN, has introduced the Checkpoint Flyer Laptop Briefcase, a new briefcase-style laptop bag designed to be “checkpoint friendly” and with a highly protective compartment for your laptop.
More than just made to fit in an airplane’s overhead compartment, The Checkpoint Flyer Laptop Briefcase is the result of an intensive, five-month design challenge issued by the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) to design a laptop bag that meets its newly implemented “checkpoint friendly” program guidelines. The new case provides the TSA with a clear, unobstructed x-ray view of the laptop in the bag without sacrificing organizational pockets and clean design.
A molded foam laptop compartment within the Checkpoint Flyer completely encases a laptop in 8mm-thick closed cell foam, available in three sizes designed specifically to fit the 13″ MacBook and MacBook Air, 15.4″ MacBook Pro, and 17″ MacBook Pro.
The Checkpoint Flyer Laptop Briefcase is available for pre-order through the TOM BIHN web site and ships by late September. It sells for USD$220 and is available in three colors.