LONDON—Airlines continue to improve their handling of checked bags, getting more bags to the right destination on time even as the number of airline passengers grows each year—the key finding in SITA’s 2019 Baggage IT Insights report, released Apr. 24. More bags are being checked in, but mishandled rates are remaining stable, SITA said, showing the impact of improved bag-tracking throughout the passenger journey. In 2018, 4.36 billion passengers flew—6.6% more than ...

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