UK: FOI request reveals British airports luggage theft risks.
A Freedom of Information request found 1,477 complaints had been made by travellers to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the industry regulator, over the past five years.
It showed Birmingham airport as being the worst for lost and stolen baggage, followed by Manchester, London Heathrow and Gatwick.
In the Midlands alone, passengers are five times more likely to have their luggage lost or damaged at Birmingham airport than at East Midlands airport, in Leicestershire.
Manchester airport, the second worst offender, had one complaint for every 684,810 passengers followed by Heathrow - Europe's biggest airport - with 702,200.
Source: Daily Mail.
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