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  • n. Plural form of skycap.


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  • "To allow such an 'end run' around the Act would contravene the express purpose of the Act, namely to protect gratuity payments given to, or intended for, service employees such as skycaps ..." the court wrote in its ruling. - News

  • The unloading zone was crowded, with skycaps pushing huge carts of baggage, people busily hauling suitcases from trunks, little kids with backpacks running in and out of the automatic doors.


  • I love when skycaps, waiters, and valets are happy to see me.—Aaron Sorkin

    Ryan D'Agostino: Year-End Wisdom That Matters

  • I love when skycaps, waiters, and valets are happy to see me. —Aaron Sorkin

    Ryan D'Agostino: Year-End Wisdom That Matters

  • I recently went to Italy with two bikes and was hoping the skycaps would take a fifty to treat my cases as regular bags.

    Flights of Fancy: The Art of Unsimplification

  • Always good to toss a couple of dollars to any valets, skycaps, anyone carrying your luggage.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Sort of wondering about the whole tipping thing.

  • When you arrive at the curbside of the airport, you will find many uniformed skycaps with two wheel carts or dollies wanting to take your bags.

    Mexico City Airport

  • You will have to leave your luggage cart in customs, but there are uniformed skycaps with two wheel dollies if you need help.

    Mexico City Airport

  • Gone are the skycaps, the uniforms, the hot meals, and the justifiable obsession with beverage service.

    David Goldstein: Passengers Suffer as Airlines Circle the Drain

  • On his Hertz tours, Simpson always made a point of giving high-fives to the garage crews and fat tips to the skycaps, just as he had given gold charm bracelets to the Buffalo Bills linemen who opened the holes for him during his record-breaking 2,003-yard season.

    Day & Night


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