Baggage Report 2011

Increase in passenger volume, severe winter weather and volcanic eruption - a major stress test for the ATI

  • Passenger numbers up by 230 million.
  • Passengers with bags to check-in at leading airports drops by 5.3%

Baggage Report 2011Download the Baggage Report 2011 for free (registration required)
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Download the full Baggage Report 2011 and get in-depth analysis and understanding of:

  • Baggage mishandling rates by region
  • Impact of severe weather and Iceland's volcanic eruption
  • Transfer baggage, including the latest Worldtracer statistics
  • Latest trends in baggage
  • Baggage check-in rates and their impact on revenue
  • Beating the baggage blues at Boston - a success story
  • The intelligent airport and baggage management - solutions to reduce mishandling rates

Baggage Report 2011 - key findings

  • Passenger numbers up by 230 million
  • Baggage mishandling rates up by 6% - Europe and North America most affected
  • Mishandled baggage cost the industry an estimated US$ 2.94 billion

Increases in mishandling rates and cost to the industry reverse the downward trends of the previous three years. Last year's increases were caused primarily by the increase in passengers and the record number of flight cancellations due to the Iceland volcanic eruption and other severe weather conditions in the northern hemisphere.

Baggage Report 2011Download the Baggage Report 2011 for free (registration required)
(1.13 MB)


About the Baggage Report

Since 2005, SITA has produced the annual Baggage Report, offering the latest facts, figures and trends related to global baggage processing and management to ATI stakeholders. In preparing this report, SITA works closely with industry partners - including IATA - to ensure facts, figures and analysis are as complete and accurate as possible. With help from the Baggage Report's essential insights, ATI stakeholders can work together to improve baggage management around the world - generating savings for the industry while improving the overall passenger experience.

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