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# luggage - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane
# Damages
# Damages

Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane

May 21st 2019, 3:48 PM 38,989 Views 18 Comments

The bag had struck the woman on her face, neck and shoulder.

# luggage - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Small child found hidden in plane passenger's carry-on luggage
# Air France
# Air France

Small child found hidden in plane passenger's carry-on luggage

Mar 9th 2016, 4:34 PM 45,385 Views 22 Comments

The woman placed the child at her feet under a blanket – but the girl was discovered when she needed to go to the toilet.

# luggage - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

'From time to time, we screw up': Sky News reporter on picking up MH17 luggage
# Colin Brazier
# Colin Brazier

'From time to time, we screw up': Sky News reporter on picking up MH17 luggage

Jul 22nd 2014, 3:46 PM 24,588 Views 53 Comments

Colin Brazier has publicly apologised for the incident.

# luggage - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Michaella McCollum Connolly 'could plead guilty'
# Peru
# Peru

Michaella McCollum Connolly 'could plead guilty'

Sep 17th 2013, 8:37 AM 23,057 Views 18 Comments

Meanwhile, £2,616 has been raised by a fund set up by McCollum Connolly’s sister.

# luggage - Monday 26 August, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 11:10 PM 17,426 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

# luggage - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Barney the dog sniffs out €20k hidden in luggage at Dublin Airport
# Good Boy
# Good Boy

Barney the dog sniffs out €20k hidden in luggage at Dublin Airport

Jul 4th 2013, 5:05 PM 9,324 Views 41 Comments

The cash was concealed in items of clothing in the carry-on luggage of a man boarding a flight to Bratislava.

# luggage - Friday 28 June, 2013

€20,000 in cash hidden in couple's clothes seized at Knock Airport
# Seizure
# Seizure

€20,000 in cash hidden in couple's clothes seized at Knock Airport

Jun 28th 2013, 1:32 PM 25,199 Views 65 Comments

Officers from Revenue’s customs service now have a three month detention order in respect of the money.

# luggage - Monday 3 June, 2013

10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees
# Overweight
# Overweight

10 tips for avoiding those excess baggage fees

Jun 3rd 2013, 11:52 AM 31,655 Views 62 Comments

A new survey has revealed that Irish people paid over €17 million in fees in the last year.

# luggage - Monday 6 May, 2013

VIDEO: 29 baggage handlers arrested after being caught raiding luggage
# Italy
# Italy

VIDEO: 29 baggage handlers arrested after being caught raiding luggage

May 6th 2013, 5:42 PM 24,320 Views 52 Comments

The handlers were caught red-handed on secret recordings – in some cases violently breaking cases open.

# luggage - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

53% drop in rate of mishandled luggage in last six years
# Lost Luggage
# Lost Luggage

53% drop in rate of mishandled luggage in last six years

Apr 9th 2013, 10:52 AM 4,851 Views 14 Comments

However the total number of mishandled bags was 26.04 million, up from 25.8 million in 2011.

# luggage - Friday 18 January, 2013

UPDATE: Aviation source criticises Ryanair’s baggage policy
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

UPDATE: Aviation source criticises Ryanair’s baggage policy

Jan 18th 2013, 4:49 PM 23,058 Views 79 Comments

The airline said its one bag rule was necessary for safety reasons but has now confirmed that passengers in some airports are allowed a second bag.

MEPs urge Commission to draft rules for carry-on luggage
# Hand Luggage
# Hand Luggage

MEPs urge Commission to draft rules for carry-on luggage

Jan 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,244 Views 38 Comments

British MEP Brian Simpson described the add on charges imposed by airlines as “a cancer”.

# luggage - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Aer Lingus clarifies new bag rules
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus clarifies new bag rules

Aug 23rd 2012, 6:36 PM 46,074 Views 46 Comments

The airline has said that customers can bring a single piece of cabin baggage with them – but also a handbag or other specific bags.

# luggage - Monday 30 April, 2012

IAA reports increased profit for 2011
# IAA
# IAA

IAA reports increased profit for 2011

Apr 30th 2012, 9:09 PM 2,541 Views 6 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority says its operating profit increased to €17.9 million during last year.

# luggage - Friday 9 December, 2011

Ryanair's new baggage regime means €135 charge for some bags
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

Ryanair's new baggage regime means €135 charge for some bags

Dec 9th 2011, 8:36 AM 6,599 Views 64 Comments

Ryanair raises baggage fees during the summer months – and will now charge up to €135 for some bags not booked in advance.

# luggage - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Baggage handlers offered £5 bonus to catch oversized luggage
# Excess Baggage
# Excess Baggage

Baggage handlers offered £5 bonus to catch oversized luggage

Nov 15th 2011, 1:12 PM 4,659 Views 23 Comments

Servisair – which handles baggage for Ryanair and others – offers staff at one airport a bonus if they catch oversized hand luggage.

# luggage - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Live crabs found in woman's case at Belfast airport
# Pinched
# Pinched

Live crabs found in woman's case at Belfast airport

Oct 27th 2010, 10:47 AM 158 Views 0 Comments

Five live crustaceans seized after they were wrapped in black bags and tea towels and concealed in luggage by a woman flying from China.