Think about it: you’re checking in for that international flight across an ocean, connecting through a busy hub somewhere.
- Where it needs to go.
- When it needs to be there.
- Who it belongs to.
As you leave the check-in area, make your way through airport security, and finally to the gate, your suitcase has already started its own complex journey down a maze of conveyor belts, security scans, luggage carts and baggage handlers – not at just one, but in this scenario, at three airports.
It’s no wonder there’s a potential for lost luggage. Yet thankfully more often than not most passengers are reunited with their luggage at their destination.
The positive outcome – in this case, your checked belongings arrive with you – depends on how the data on the luggage …