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Handling Luggage Problems, From Damage to Delays – NYTimes.com

The airlines have been bragging about their improved handling of checked luggage recently, based on Department of Transportation data showing that only 3 out of every 1,000 passengers reported a bag lost, delayed, damaged or pilfered in 2012. Although that’s the lowest level of mishandled baggage since the government started …

No Hassle Flying Act To Save Time, Safely, For Some | Gadling.com

Cutting down on the hassle of flying internationally, the No-Hassle Flying Act of 2012 aims to eliminate excessive security screening of connecting baggage at U.S. airports. Currently, checked baggage on all inbound international flights has to be re-screened before being transferred to connecting U.S. flights. To help with holiday travel, …