Airline baggage theft: The most common place for carry-on and checked baggage theft

Traveling by air is the fastest, safest way to get where you are going, and oftentimes, the only option when traveling internationally. But, there are precautions that should be taken to add to your safety. Baggage theft is a big concern that you should worry about when flying, but when you know the places that it is most likely to occur, you can take the extra precautions needed to stay safe and protect your baggage.

Key Takeaways:

  • Multiple employees of TSA have been fired for stealing items out of luggage.
  • Insurance companies track claims but solid figures are difficult to determine.
  • It is hard to know what security is taken with you luggage once you check it you have no way to know how it is handled or by who.

“Airlines aren’t interested, it’s the job of airports to maintain security in baggage handling operations so they say.”

Original Source: http://www.traveller.com.au/airline-baggage-theft-the-most-common-place-for-carryon-and-checked-baggage-theft-guz74r

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