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British Airways airlines lost a large suitcase on an international flight from New York to London two days ago. I filed the claim and they’re still searching for it. What point is it considered a total loss and how much is the airline responsible to pay for the replacement of the contents?
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You need to read your contract for carriage, because in there is a baggage limitation for liability clause and until the bag has been missing 5 days, there is no presumption of total loss AND if there is they only have to pay for up to the limit, which may not cover the actual cost of the contents. They are liable for up to about 1000 pounds or 1200 Euros in damage maximum. If you used American Express or some other card, they also have DELAYED or lost baggage coverage as well, so you can check with your credit card company as well.

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