no overreaction here -link-
"These restrictions are a disaster for me," she wrote in a posting on the BBC's Have Your Say before flying to Zurich.
After her arrival in Switzerland, she recounted the ordeal of having to hand over the cello, valued at up to £10,000 ($19,000) and not covered by her insurance if carried in the hold.
"It is never safe enough in the hold and they don't treat instruments properly," she told
the BBC News website.
Dreading the effect of the freezing cold in the hold on her instrument, she opened the case to find that one of the bows had been dislodged and there were scratches on the varnish.
I bet you could hide a tommy gun in that guitar case.
and the icing...
Confusion over the new restrictions extended into the cabin when a hostess asked passengers to switch off mobile phones and was met by loud laughter from the passengers, none of whom had been allowed to bring theirs aboard.