The Brilliant Engineering Behind How Your Checked Bags Get on the Plane

If you’ve ever checked a bag at the airport, then you probably understand the anxiety that naturally occurs when you hand off your possessions to people who are known to lose bags on the regular. No one wants to be the person dealing with lost luggage.

There’s a reason luggage gets lost though – the luggage management system is really complicated. It takes a lot of clever engineering and logistics to get bags to their appropriate planes and destinations on time. In the video below, you can take a behind the scenes look at just what happens to our checked bags after we reluctantly hand them off.

Trevor is a civil engineer (B.S.) by trade and an accomplished writer with a passion for inspiring everyone with new and exciting technologies. He is also a published children’s book author and the producer for the YouTube channel Concerning Reality.


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