Best and Worst Airlines for Lost Luggage
American Eagle commercial jet preparing to land

Best and Worst Airlines for Lost Luggage

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Bryan Correira

Choose your airline wisely to improve the odds of arriving with your luggage intact.

No. 15 American Eagle

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Regional carrier American Eagle has ranked at the very bottom of the DOT’s list in five out of the past six years. The Texas-based airline also came in last among all domestic carriers in the latest Purdue/Wichita State Airline Quality Rating.

Baggage Reports per 1,000 Passengers: 5.80

Total Baggage Reports: 105,564

Enplaned Passengers: 18.21 million

Baggage Fees: $25 for first checked bag; $35 for second

American Eagle commercial jet preparing to land

Best and Worst Airlines for Lost Luggage

No. 15 American Eagle

Regional carrier American Eagle has ranked at the very bottom of the DOT’s list in five out of the past six years. The Texas-based airline also came in last among all domestic carriers in the latest Purdue/Wichita State Airline Quality Rating.

Baggage Reports per 1,000 Passengers: 5.80

Total Baggage Reports: 105,564

Enplaned Passengers: 18.21 million

Baggage Fees: $25 for first checked bag; $35 for second

Bryan Correira
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