Seven baggage handlers who worked at Kennedy Airport have been charged with stealing electronics — including cell phones, iPads and laptops, jewelry and other items from travelers’ checked luggage, Queens DA Richard A. Brown said.
Two baggage handlers at John F. Kennedy International Airport were arrested and charged this week, on allegations that they stole pricey handbags from a traveler’s luggage, and put them up for sale on eBay.
While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.
For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.
Imagine opening the overhead bin after a long flight and finding out that your carry-on bag is gone.
Prosecutors say a Queens man who told airport customs inspectors he was carrying a “cooked rabbit” in his luggage actually had three bricks of cocaine.