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Airlines can be used for lost bags

A federal US court has ruled that airlines that charge baggage fees can be sued for refunds for failing to deliver a passenger’s bags when the plane lands.

Although individual damages would be modest — in this case, a $15 recovery sought by a US Airways passenger whose bag was delivered a day late — but would be multiplied in class actions on behalf of other customers.

Date: May 4, 2017

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