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Baggage Claim: Airlines Are Winning the War on Lost Luggage


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Baggage passes through scanner

Baggage passes through a scanner on conveyor belts at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Luggage tags at McCarran are read accurately 99.96% of the time, the airport says, compared with an industry average of about 90%.

Credit: Isaac Brekken for The Wall Street Journal

The number of bags delayed, damaged or lost by airlines has fallen by more than half since the industry hit a low point for lost luggage six years ago.

From The Wall Street Journal
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