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Confessions Of An Airport Baggage Handler

A baggage handler takes luggage from conveyor belt connected to a Ryanair Holdings Plc passenger aircraft at Stansted Airport, operated by Manchester Airports Group (MAG) in Stansted, U.K., on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. From two planes in 1995, EasyJet has grown to more than 200 Airbus SAS aircraft carrying more than 59 million people annually, 20 million fewer than Ryanair. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A baggage handler takes luggage from conveyor belt connected to a Ryanair Holdings Plc passenger aircraft at Stansted Airport, operated by Manchester Airports Group (MAG) in Stansted, U.K., on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. From two planes in 1995, EasyJet has grown to more than 200 Airbus SAS aircraft carrying more than 59 million people annually, 20 million fewer than Ryanair. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

HAS an airline ever lost or damaged your suitcase?

Want to know what really happens to your bags when you wave them goodbye at the airport?

We interviewed a baggage handler at a major airport who revealed the plane truth about baggage.