michael young: airbag carry on luggage for zixag
michael young: airbag carry on luggage for zixag michael young: airbag carry on luggage for zixag
feb 19, 2013

michael young: airbag carry on luggage for zixag

‘airbag’ features a hard back shell for protection which contrasts with the soft front compartment



the prominent feature of lightweight carry-on luggage ‘airbag’ is that it is two-bags-in-one. the cabin-size suitcase is among the first to bring together the combination of both hard and soft materials – the rear hard shell provides protection against wear and tear, while the separate front-zipped soft compartment allows for easy expansion to accommodate travel items. michael young designed it in this way so that belongings can be organized accordingly within – professional vs. personal belongings – particularly in the case of business trips. he states, ‘I’m not the kind of person to wait in queues at airports, it’s not in my nature, I’m out of there. I like to land and go, so I always travel light and have learned to keep things down to a minimum, but equally I am aware of restraints and practicalities of travel. I like to keep my IT and admin section in one place on the plane so that if I have to immediately go to a meeting, I know exactly where things are. I don’t want the odd sock or toothbrush falling out in front of the wrong people, so I designed this handy section on the front for personal things, clothes, magazines and a section for passports and wallets on the outside.’


produced by hong kong brand zixag, additional details include top and side handles which retract so that they lie flush with the surface of the case, as well as easy access zippers and anti-slide discs located on the rear providing extra security, ensuring your bag from siding out of overhead lockers.



the soft front zipped compartment expands to accommodate travel goods



the rear hard shell section is separated from the soft compartment




anti-slide disks on the back panel ensure that your luggage does not fall out of the overhead lockers



contrast between the mix of both soft and hard materials used in the construction of the bag

  • The best thing of this product is its wheels: are reduced to the minimum.
    But I see two main problems here:
    – The most important thing is how the main section is “cut” by the handle structure. This is clearly unusefull to keep clothes, shirts, etc. ordered and iron.
    – I miss a lock on the front section.

    Pablo says:
  • it says the rear is for hardware not clothes Pablo …mmmm

    john r says:
  • love the colors!

    YC says:
  • What kind of w heels does the Airbag have?

    Wiggsy Sivertsen says:
  • What does the bag weigh and what are the dimensions?

    rmr says:
  • where can I purchase this bag?

    Susan Shillito says:
  • I have been trying to purchase one for months, any idea where I can buy it onlineÉ

    Terri says:

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