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Why is this happening?
The most common reason is that the tag that was attached to the suitcase or bag when checking in for a flight came off.
Important! Do not forget to take off all the stickers left over from previous trips, and sign your luggage. Please indicate your name and contact phone numbers in English.
Baggage can be lost and because of a computer failure in the registration or loading systems. It happens that the loader was just mistaken. Quite rare, but almost hopeless case - someone stole your suitcase.
What to do?
First of all, you need to look for your things on neighboring conveyors. Sometimes two-time aircraft are unloaded at the same time, and airport staff can accidentally drop your suitcase to the "neighbors". If you do not find your luggage, contact your airline representative. In order not to explain how your luggage looked, after all, photograph before your flight all your suitcases and bags on your mobile phone or digital camera.
Most international airlines connect to the baggage search system, so the data falls into the global search network World Tracer. Most likely, the computer will provide information about the location of things in a few minutes. After that, the employee will find out when you can return the missing bags.
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Lost it? Pay it!
If the suitcase is not found within five days, the passenger will be asked to make a detailed list of what was in it. This list is also added to the general search engine. The airline will search your things around the world for 21 days. On the 22nd day, the baggage is considered lost or stolen. Compensation is due to him. The most solid amounts are paid in the US and EU countries. A passenger who arrives by the flight of the airlines of these countries is entitled to claim up to € 1,000.
Attempts to convince the airline that there were some particularly valuable things in the suitcase are doomed to failure. Therefore, when passing customs, be sure to indicate that you carry a valuable cargo in your luggage. Then you can count on a larger amount of payment.
Some companies immediately give the injured passengers basic necessities. Others - pay compensation for the delay in luggage, on you you can buy what is urgently needed. The amount varies from $ 50 for economy passengers and up to $ 100 for business class customers. If the suitcase does not find, then later this money can be deducted from the total compensation.
In some actions, there is such a practice: on the fifth day after the loss, you will receive a permit for representation for purchasing clothes. And there are air carriers, which are calculated only after the luggage was found or recognized as lost.
Members of the Association for the past year lost almost 5.6 million bags. That is almost 16 suitcases for 1000 passengers. Among the "record holders" were British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa, and KLM.
However, it was not in all cases that these companies were to blame.
Going on a trip, it is advisable to arrange a separate insurance policy for loss of luggage. Then you can count on double compensation: from the aviation company and from the insurance company.
Who is guilty?
Even if the tickets were issued by the travel agency, not the tour operator, but the airline, is responsible for the lost or damaged baggage.