Did this Montpellier girl lose her baggage? Yet with GPS, he knows exactly where he is

Returning from trip on Thursday, Virginie finds, to her chagrin and fury, that her suitcase is nonetheless in Athens due to her tracker. Baggage that wasn’t actually misplaced, however that Air France was unable to redirect.

“I like to journey however I’m afraid of dropping my baggage. That’s why I am going by way of Air France, even when it means paying extra, telling myself that it will not occur. This is the third time however there I used to be touring. More calmly, I’m a tracker. stored.” Basically a GPS. To find his suitcase completely. However, this didn’t save Virginie from the misfortune she feared.

Also two misplaced suitcases for his journey buddy

“With my girlfriend, we returned to Milos on Thursday. When we landed in Athens, all the pieces was tremendous, I noticed that my suitcase was there. I arrived in Charles-de-Gaulle in Paris and I noticed that it was nonetheless situated. In Athens. I hope It’s a bug. When I land in Montpellier, my suitcase is not there, neither is my girlfriend. It’s nonetheless in Athens “Fortunately, in Milos, I saved my cabin baggage, they needed me to place it on maintain. My girlfriend agreed. He misplaced two items of his baggage. Me, I’m not sorry for making a scandal. right here with me.”

“It eats me, I do not know”

So no baggage on arrival. And the difficulty begins. Struggling with an uncooperative terminal. An interlocutor to whom to clarify the state of affairs. Her “misplaced” suitcase wasn’t actually misplaced as Virginie discovered it in her Hall A utility at Athens airport nevertheless it was not possible to have an interlocutor at Air France. He was even virtually able to return to Athens to gather his possessions. “Also, it is blue with a pink strap round it. Same as my pal’s. Still, it exhibits!”

He continued: “It eats me up, I do not know. I’m a trend addict. In my suitcase, I’ve brand-name garments, footwear, items that I introduced again… Actually, I’m so scared each time. Losing my baggage that I’m a Made the guidelines, I do know exactly what was on it. It’s not critical from Air France. I had an exquisite journey however the vacation capital went unhealthy.”

The cause for this failure stays to be recognized. Label downside? Bad decide? Perhaps throughout a stopover between touchdown in Athens and departure for Paris, the 2 vacationers stayed within the Greek capital for less than fifty minutes.

Air France searches for lacking baggage for 90 days

For firm, we wish to guarantee you, Virginie nonetheless has time to select up her suitcase. “When baggage is lacking, it is often routed to the subsequent flight. According to the Montreal Convention, it is declared misplaced after 21 days. At Air France, we search for it for 90 days.”

The firm transports a median of 140,000 passengers per 12 months. On this final weekend of July, 400,000 passengers had been even transported, in the end “pretty restricted” because of a number of complaints. Away from 35,000 items of bags blocked in mid-July because of a strike at Charles-de-Gaulle airport. According to the Transport Minister, inside six days all the pieces was again to regular.

What hope does Virginie have? In the newest information, his suitcase from the Sky Express firm working the Milos-Athens flight was discovered amongst a number of different overdue baggage. “He is awaiting therapy”, Air France famous. As for Virginie, invited to a celebration this Wednesday night, she supplied as a present… a GPS tracker.

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