The air transport industry (ATI) has cut the rate of mishandled bags by 61.3% globally since 2007, creating US $18 billion in total estimated cost savings.
This improvement is largely a result of strong technology investment and innovation in baggage systems automation and processes.
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From 2013 to 2014, global passenger numbers rose 5.5% and aircraft load factors increased globally to 79.7%.
The rate of bag mishandling in 2014 was 7.3 bags per thousand passengers, from its all-time low of 6.96 the previous year.
Download the full 2015 Baggage Report for a comprehensive understanding of:
- Key statistics, facts & figures
- Latest trends in: bag handling, airport & airline IT investment & passenger behavior
- Latest industry innovations in bag handling: bag-tag, bag-drop, systems automation and bag tracking use cases
- Commentary from major airlines, airports and industry partners, including: Alaska Airlines, Lufthansa, Melbourne Airport, Doha’s Hamad International Airport, Etihad Airways, Airlines for America, ACI and IATA
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