Assn. of European Airlines released members' punctuality and baggage-handling performance for 2006, revealing the majors' ongoing luggage-related difficulties. British Airways was the worst-performing of the 24 reporting carriers with 23 missing bags per 1,000 passengers. TAP Portugal was 23rd with 21 missing bags, Lufthansa 22nd with 18.1 and Air France 21st with 16.6. Top-ranked carrier was Air Malta with 4.4 missing bags per 1,000 passengers. Turkish Airlines (4.7) and Air One (8.1) ...

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