One person addressed this, but let me just...
One person addressed this, but let me just make sure: how does this pack hold up if it needs to be checked at the airport? I'd hate to also have to carry an additional bag to place it into...
Airport baggage handlers don't give a hoot about anyone's luggage, packs, or other personal belongings. I would select a beefier pack if I were you. The Nimbus Ozone doesn't have a top compartment which I think makes it more vulnerable especially under airport conditions.
I have checked my Granite Gear several times and it has come back undamaged everytime.
Pull all of your straps tight and tuck in the loooe ends. Buckle the hip belt around the back of the pack and pull tight, and tuck in loose ends. Don't leave any items on the outside of the pack...!!