Afraid to check a bag? Canada’s missing baggage woes explained
Deborah Cleary was exasperated.
When she landed in Montreal on Dec. 19, following a trip to Italy, she discovered her suitcase was missing. More than a month later, Air Canada still hadn’t found her bag.
“I’ve spent so much time thinking about it, worrying about it, checking online, calling Air Canada,” said Cleary from her home in Plattsburg, N.Y., on Tuesday. “I’m just sort of desperate to get my bag back.”
The return to travel since the worst of the COVID crisis has been turbulent, plagued by mass flight disruptions and missing baggage piling up at airports. That has led