Published a list of the worst airlines, where most often damage the luggage of tourists

A list of the worst airlines has been published, where the luggage of tourists is most often damaged

On the eve of the massive summer holidays, European tourists were warned which airlines most often “provide” tourists with problems with luggage. In the first place, almost expectedly, was the low-cost airline Ryanair. However, the well-known Emirates, which is also used by Russian tourists, was also included in the list.

The study was commissioned by luggage company Trifibre, which specializes in protective suitcases. According to its researchers, who in turn cite data from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), out of 823 damaged baggage claims filed with airlines between 2015 and 2020, more than one in ten were handled by airlines. Irish low-cost carrier. In second place, with 6% of Emirates, the bankrupt Alitalia took third with 5% or 40 baggage damage claims.

Tourists were warned that the chances of success if you go to court for damaged luggage are “less than half the chance of success.” But it will take a lot of time: on average, it will take 154 days to settle. And the record was set again by Ryanair – one tourist sued the carrier for 868 days over luggage – i.e. the process took almost 2.5 years.

In addition to the obvious recommendation to take the most valuable and fragile things as hand luggage, the authors of the study also advised to carry out “preparatory work”. In particular, make sure your travel insurance covers damage to your luggage and get the right suitcase. Also, the experts repeated the advice of the movers – they recommend four-wheel suitcases and advise not to overload them too much, as heavy bags are more at risk of being damaged. Tourists are also advised to check their luggage immediately upon receipt – so there are more chances, if something is lost, to receive compensation.

For those who value a healthy lifestyle, we recommend reading: night to sleep well.”

➔ Do you watch the news on your smartphone? Subscribe to tourism news from Turprom in Google News or Google Discover: these are fresh travel ideas, travel news and collections of sales of tours and air tickets! Or subscribe to the travel news channel at YANDEX.ZEN or at PULSE.MAIL.RU. We also recommend subscribing to our News Channel in Telegram: https://t.me/tourprom

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.