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Your Lost Bags May Not Count as Lost

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Several airlines have found a slick way to avoid counting some of the checked baggage they lose or delay, skewing comparisons of airline reliability. And it’ll be 2019 at the earliest before the loophole airlines are throwing bags through gets fixed, the Transportation Department says.

Federal regulations since 1987 have required that airlines tally the number of mishandled bags monthly and report them to the DOT. Specifically, airlines must disclose the number of mishandled baggage reports that travelers file at airline…

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