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Anytime you go flying you know there’s a big possibility that your luggage won’t make it to its destination with you. And that’s mainly due to the fact that airlines are terrible at everything even while they overcharge you. Well recently, New York City’s JFK airport was the scene of a nightmare after last week’s East Coast blizzard halted a bunch of flights. And because of that there was a pile-up of suitcases — some of which didn’t even make its way back to their owner.
Check out this absurd photo of abandoned luggage.
— Michelle Collins (@michcoll) January 8, 2018
Us, too, Michelle. Us too.
And even when flights resumed there was still a ton of suitcases unclaimed. Have a look:
Luggage for days, still at JFK International Airport. Though things are getting back to normal after the flood in terminal 4 pic.twitter.com/WxQk9ohY37
— Alison Kosik (@AlisonKosik) January 8, 2018
And look at this:
It’s a baggage graveyard here at JFK pic.twitter.com/SZnruOtaqk
— Alex Barinka (@alexbarinka) January 7, 2018
And try not to get anxiety looking at this:
The baggage claim area @JFKairport – they’re just leaving ppls bags anywhere… You don’t know what flight they’re from and not one representative from @flysaa in sight. Ppl have been stranded in the airport for days with no vouchers for lodging, etc. pic.twitter.com/95VUy3jIGM
— Akinfe Fatou (@Akinfe) January 6, 2018
But don’t worry, some airlines had a helpline!
— Donie O’Sullivan (@donie) January 7, 2018
And for those folks that eventually got their luggage, well they got them back covered in snow.
Luggage sitting on the sludge and snow at jfk pic.twitter.com/98r41inw7b
— Lucas Brownlee (@LucasBrownlee14) January 8, 2018
Once again airlines have proved they are terrible at their job.