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How to Handle Lost Luggage: A Lesson From the Airlines

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I’m not sure if there is a term for this phobia, but I have the fear of airlines losing my luggage. My memory of the few times my luggage was lost by the airlines includes waiting until I’m the last guy standing at the baggage carousel. Even the airline might not know where it is. None of us in that office are happy to be there.

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Unbelievable: Latest Airline Fiasco!

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RyanAir, Europe’s largest airline, in my view are the epitome of a poor Customer Experience. Over the last few days, they have proven this yet again as the airline has begun cancelling hundreds of flights. The reason for the cancellations, according to the airline, is a shift in the vacation policy for pilots. PR Nightmare!

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Cost-Cutting Airlines – Headed for Trouble!

Beyond Philosophy

I’ve been flying major airlines for a long time, and like everyone else, I’ve noticed the changes – and not in a good way. At American Airlines, for example, incentive payments for top executives are now determined exclusively by income and cost savings. The checked baggage fees. The snacks we don’t get anymore.

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Cheap Airlines: Low Prices! Terrible Service! Can They Change?

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airlines, sizing them up according to factors that matter to travelers, including delays, on-time arrivals and lost baggage. Overall, the newspaper reported, airlines did a better job on some measures in 2016 than in 2015, with 7 percent fewer late arrivals. The Wall Street Journal has released its annual scorecard of U.S.

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3 Examples of Change for the Better in Airlines

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There have been many great stories in the past couple of months about airlines doing what was right by their Customers. Frontier Airlines Pilot Feeds His Passengers While Stranded on Runway. Southwest Airlines is a great Customer-centric airline with excellent employee engagement.

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Great EX (Employee Ambassadorship) and CX (Customer Advocacy) Story: The Southwest Airlines Rep and the Passenger With Cancer

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This past July 23rd, Southwest Airlines passenger Stacy Hurt called the airline’s customer service desk at the Pittsburgh International Airport. For those of us who have experienced lost, delayed or mishandled luggage events, we expect that the airline involved will deliver it by courier as soon as it arrives at the airport.

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Caribbean Airlines Finds Contact Center Paradise with AVOXI’s Global Communications Platform

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Caribbean Airlines Finds Contact Center Paradise with AVOXI’s Global Communications Platform Caribbean Airlines relies on AVOXI’s global communications software to effectively manage their inbound reservations, connecting their North American and Canadian customers with agents in their Trinidad and Tobago call center.

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