Travel Thursday: Losing Luggage While Traveling

Updated: 06/05/2014 4:01 PM
Created: 06/05/2014 12:17 PM
By: McKenzie Gernes

If an airlines has ever lost your luggage you know how frustrating it can be. Strides are being made to make sure that does not happen again. 

The Wall Street Journal is reporting the number of bags delayed, damaged, or lost is down by 50 percent since 2007, but airlines are still mishandling 22 million bags.

Some airlines are worse than others; the top two are American Eagle and Skywest, which operates airlines like United Express and Delta Connection.

21.8 Million Bags Mishandled

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