Tips to sort out baggage delays or lost luggage

September 11, 2012

WHAT is the “black hole” of all airlines?

The label best fits baggage reclaim an area that involves nearly two million missing bags annually.

Sometimes it is accidental and unfortunately sometimes it is by design – you might not be aware of 68 pieces of mishandled luggage were found in dumpster near George Bush International Airport in 2006.

After a plane lands that’s when “baggage reclaim hell” starts for every passenger.
Imagine you are standing in the long queues at the baggage carousel, but your bag doesn’t show up onto the conveyor. Don’t  panic…

Let’s say your luggage is not lost, but merely delayed meaning it will be tracked down within 24 hours.  So, you go to the “Lost and Found” office and the only thing they can offer you is a wait. But are you entitled to anything from the airlines?

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