While there are many reasons why this can handle, ranging from baggage handler mistakes to incorrect tagging, one anonymous airline worker has revealed a simple reason why he believes “hundreds of bags go missing” each year.
Posting to a Reddit forum dedicated to airport worker secrets, he explained: “I work for a company that delivers the luggage the airlines lose, so not really for airlines per se, but I can tell you these things: Airlines lose way more luggage than you realise. Seriously.
“Whenever there’s a delay, or a cancellation, or bad weather, whatever, we end up with hundreds (yes, hundreds) of bags that we need to deliver just for the area we cater to.
Published at Sun, 01 Mar 2020 21:57:00 +0000