According to air transport technology specialist SITA, 4.36 billion passengers checked in more than 4.27 billion bags around the world in 2018, of which 5.69 bags were mishandled every 1,000 passengers. Photo: Nora Tam
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

When it comes to airports and baggage handling, Asia is miles ahead of the rest of the world

  • The world’s airlines mislaid only 24.8 million bags last year, which is still 24.8 million too many. Fortunately, in Asia, with its modern airports, the mishandling rate is significantly lower than in Europe

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According to air transport technology specialist SITA, 4.36 billion passengers checked in more than 4.27 billion bags around the world in 2018, of which 5.69 bags were mishandled every 1,000 passengers. Photo: Nora Tam
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