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Your Checked Bags Aren't As Safe As You Think They Are

You arrive at your destination after a flight, only to realize one of your possessions  is not in your checked bag.

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25% de aumento en el robo de equipaje registrado en el aeropuerto de la CDMX, para el año 2017

De acuerdo con el Consejo Ciudadano de la Ciudad de México, el robo de equipaje de los usuarios que utilizan el Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México se incrementó 25% en 2017. La mayoría de los casos se dan en el manejo de maletas realizado por las aerolíneas. Iberia fue la aerolínea con más quejas presentadas. Se registraron 60 denuncias por este delito, por 48 casos de 2016, de acuerdo con el organismo ciudadano en el marco del Programa “Protejamos Nuestro Aeropuerto”,...

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Aerocivil investiga cambiazo de maleta a pasajero por una con coca en ElDorado

La Aeronáutica Civil anunció la apertura de investigaciones a la aerolínea Interjet por el caso de un pasajero en el aeropuerto internacional El Dorado al que se le cambió su maleta por una con cocaína, la cual se pretendía hacer llegar a México, lugar de destino de la persona afectada. Este seguimiento se abrió luego de “conocerse una nota de prensa escrita por el columnista Ramiro Bejarano publicado por el diario El Espectador, el 25 de febrero, la Aeronáutica Civil inició...

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Cuando viajes al extranjero ten cuidado. Historia del Perú

Una historia de la mexicana Soto Zarate al volver de su luna de miel a México

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Heading towards a city without plastic

Vea este Reportaje en México acerca de la Realidad del Plástico en nuestros días. Source: Grupo Reforma

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Sabia Usted que sucede cuando entrega sus Maletas en el Aeropuerto?

Mucho OJO si sale del país: con cambios  de maletas, narcos están enviando droga y podrían inculparlo. 

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USA: United employee in Denver charged in $129,000 DIA jewel heist.

Denver police have arrested a United Airlines customer service agent at Denver International Airport who is suspected of stealing a cosmetic case containing $129,000 worth of jewelry after it fell from a traveler’s suitcase. Commerce City resident Rafael Magana, 42, is charged with one count of felony theft in the case. Christine Ferer arrived at DIA on an Aug. 8 United flight from Aspen and discovered that the case, which contained diamond earrings worth $35,000 and other expensive jewelry, had fallen from...

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Vietnam: Baggage handler admits to stealing tablet at Hanoi airport.

Police in Hanoi are investigating a baggage theft at Noi Bai Airport in which a baggage handler admitted to stealing a tablet from a suitcase on a domestic flight. Security staff at the airport Thursday afternoon caught Nguyen Thanh Long, a 24-year-old handler, hiding an iPad in a plastic bag. At first he said he had brought the iPad from home but later admitted to taking it from a bag while loading luggage onto a Vietnam Airlines flight from Hanoi...

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Canada releases advisory on Dominican Republic warning of luggage theft at airports.

The Canadian Government has released a travel advisory on Dominican Republic warning of luggage theft at airports.  The warning specifically states that: "Theft of items from checked baggage at airports has been reported. These thefts have taken place most frequently when travellers are departing. Money and personal items have also been stolen from carry-on luggage while travellers are going through security checks. Do not pack valuables in your checked luggage. Items most likely to disappear include electronics (especially digital cameras), jewellery...

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USA: The last TSA master key has been hacked

In a move to prove a point about security, a group of hackers have released blueprints to 3D print the eighth and last TSA master key this week at a conference in New York.If you are unfamiliar, TSA approved locks allow luggage security personnel to unlock and inspect your bags without damaging locks, using master keys. There are two companies that design these locks, Travel Sentry, which outsources seven lock designs to other manufacturers, and Safe Skies which produces their...

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