35,000 pieces of luggage were lost in Roissy in July



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Yes. De Florival, E. Bonase, G. Messina, A. Fanon, N. Leader, F. fontaine – France 2

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Thousands of luggage went missing at Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport in early July. More than 10,000 suitcases still could not be returned as of Tuesday 12 July.

Thousands of suitcases piled up by the thousands in a warehouse in Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle (Val-d’Oise). Some have been here for almost three weeks. On the morning of Thursday, July 12, there are complaints of passengers in the hall. Twenty days ago an American lost his luggage. ,I’ve been told my stuff is here, (…) but there’s no way to be sure. I wonder if they haven’t gone back to London (UK)”.

A total of 13,000 suitcases will still remain locked at the airport. In question, according to ADP, there was a computer failure as well as the strike on July 1. A Frenchman on vacation in Boston (United States) still hasn’t collected his belongings, and had to buy clothes for his whole family. For its part, Air France makes sure it works day and night to resend suitcases. The company promised to return to normalcy on Thursday, July 14. A trade unionist, he believes it will be necessary”at least one month,

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