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Brisbane airport lost property attracts $25,000 at auction

Charities have profited from the misery of Brisbane Airport’s travellers, after $25,000 worth of lost belongings went under the hammer. Brisbane Airport visitor information centre manager Jenni Greaves, who ran the airport’s ambassador program, said there was always variety among the items that turned up in the lost property collection. “Nothing surprises us anymore, and […]

Family Claims Delta Air Lines Lost Cat At San Diego Airport

Over the past several years, Delta AirLines Lost and Found has been at the center of numerous tragic stories of regarding pet transports. Now, a family who was flying their cat on the airline from San Diego to Baltimore is hoping their tale of loss ends on a happy note.  ABC 10 News reports that an hour […]

10 Busiest Lost and Found Airports

Lost property at airports is a very common story. These are the airports with the most lost property claims filed worldwide. 1) London Heathrow Lost and Found Claims 2) Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Airport Lost and Found Claims 3) John F Kennedy Airport Lost and Found Claims 4) Los Angeles Airport Lost and Found Claims 5) […]

Wedding Album Lost at LAX Returned to Bay Area Couple

A wedding album that was found at Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport Lost and Found and remained unclaimed for nearly a year was returned Fridat to its owners — who are expecting a baby within the week. An Airport Police Honor Guard hand-delivered the album to the couple at their home […]

Cat Lost in Cargo Was Reunited With Owner 19 Months Later

When a family moved from Hawaii to Detroit, Michigan, more than a year ago, they thought they had lost their cat forever. Bogie, a Siamese cat, was supposed to move with the family, but he escaped his kennel on a United Cargo flight, nonprofit Hawaii CatFriends told KHON-TV. Bogie was missing for 19 months before […]

Million-dollar bag missing at Hong Kong airport

A bag containing almost $1 million in Chinese currency has been lost by airline staff at Hong Kong airport following a flight from Auckland. The bag, along with two others stuffed with cash, fell off a baggage trailer as it turned a corner last Friday, Chinese website Shanghaiist reported. When the driver realised he had […]

Family’s priceless quilt found by airport janitor

A Texas family is being reunited with a lost quilt that was found at Orlando Airport Lost and Found. The Mantanona family lost the important quilt during a recent visit to Orlando. The family said the quilt is made from their son Jarrett’s shirts. The boy was killed by a drunk driver in 2011.

Reclaiming lost items at Bush Intercontinental Airport

Bush Intercontinental Airport’s new lost and found is taking more than 1,000 calls each month from people who have left something behind in the concourse. Judith Felan gets calls for everything you can imagine. Recently, she spent time trying to recover a young boy’s stuffed animal after his grandmother reported his frog missing. “He was […]

KLM employs Sherlock the dog detective to find owners of forgotten items left on planes… by tr...

KLM Lost and Found at Amsterdam airport just got a whole lot cuter, with the introduction of an investigative beagle. Airline KLM has employed a cute, uniform-wearing dog to help reunite passengers with lost items that they leave behind on planes. The pooch – appropriately named Sherlock – uses its tracking skills to smell the […]

Tons of Valuable Items are Left Behind at Airport Security Checkpoints

If you’ve flown in an airplane, then you know the drill. You take off your shoes, belt, and any other items that could set off those body scanners. More often than not, though, those items get left behind. “If you consider about 2 million people travel everyday at airports across the country, passengers are constantly […]