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Why Airlines Aren’t Liable For Baggage Theft & Damage

On a daily basis someone is complaining that an airline has damaged an item in their checked baggage or that something from their checked baggage was pilfered.  These incidents, while barely a statistical blip on the radar compared to all checked baggage, frequently take center stage in public conversation of the airline industry.   A…

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“JetBlue Stole My Cameras” … yea, probably not

The photography and airline interwebs are abuzz with a scathing blog post by photographer Jess T. Dugan claiming that on the 18th of December 2012, flying between Chicago O’Hare and Boston Logan, on JetBlue flight 922, the airline stole her camera gear.   There are lessons to be learned here for photographers from Ms. Dugan’s unfortunate…

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TSA Checked Baggage Theft Prevention & Reality

A seemingly consistent stream of headlines catches travelers’ attention regarding Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Transportation Security Officers (TSO) being arrested for theft from checked baggage.   While statistically very few thefts occur, the ones that do and get those who get caught make headlines.   Since the TSA moved to 100% screening of checked baggage the…

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Protecting You Baggage From Theft & 1,000 Bags Stolen From PHX

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 4/11/2009 – Protecting You Baggage From Theft & 1,000 Bags Stolen From PHX A frequent topic I have written about on Flying With Fish has been passenger security and protecting yourself from airport thieves. While I have extensively researched this subject, some still seem to think I am an ‘alarmist.”…

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The Airline Contract of Carriage & Baggage Policies : Are You Covered?

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 29/04/2009 – The Airline Contract of Carriage & Baggage Policies : Are You Covered? It is a common story, one I am e-mailed about almost weekly and often read about online more than once weekly.  What is this common story?  That an airline has damaged a camera, a lens, a…

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