First/HON Baggage arrival time @ YYZ?

Old Nov 1, 19, 12:51 am
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First/HON Baggage arrival time @ YYZ?

Can I ask how long one would normally have to wait for bags to arrive at the carousel at YYZ? Bags were tagged as First based on originating flight.

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Old Nov 1, 19, 12:52 pm
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As the YYZ metal doesn't have First class cabin, the bags will be accompanied with the business class ones.
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Old Nov 1, 19, 3:14 pm
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Originally Posted by NA-Flyer View Post
As the YYZ metal doesn't have First class cabin, the bags will be accompanied with the business class ones.
On many short haul flights with just Euro C and Y, LH manage to deliver HON bags first. Why canít they do this on long haul? (Iíve never flown into YYZ)

At LHR, HON bags come out first 9/10 times. Literally with a gap between them and regular priority bags. Itís excellent.
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Old Nov 2, 19, 2:03 am
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Originally Posted by vantage03 View Post
On many short haul flights with just Euro C and Y, LH manage to deliver HON bags first. Why canít they do this on long haul? (Iíve never flown into YYZ)

At LHR, HON bags come out first 9/10 times. Literally with a gap between them and regular priority bags. Itís excellent.
Not at FCO. But then again I donít think even regular priority was followed there. Just bags coming out as they will.
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Old Nov 2, 19, 2:05 am
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It is in large part due to the ground operations at YYZ. My own experience is very mixed.
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Having flown to/through YYZ a number of times with checked-bags my advice would be to carry a paper bag around with you! This UA*G flyer has had to wait 40 minutes and sometimes over an hour for the bag to arrive and that's with the *Gold priority tags applied! Between this and OTP is why I avoid flying out of/through YYZ whenever I can (although sometimes not possible).

As an aside, arguably the best airport for baggage delivery is LHR. I've never had to wait for my bags to arrive at the carousel (they usually are out before I clear the eGates).

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Old Nov 2, 19, 10:03 pm
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Originally Posted by j2simpso View Post
...{snip}...As an aside, arguably the best airport for baggage delivery is LHR. I've never had to wait for my bags to arrive at the carousel (they usually are out before I clear the eGates)...{snip}...
This is not because they handle luggage fast; it's because it usually takes too long to walk from the gate to the carousel (plus time to go through immigration).
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At LHR I’ve always had to wait for my bags, even when going via e-gates. Although they are generally good when it comes to putting the priority bags out first.
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Old Nov 6, 19, 6:02 pm
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Just wanted to provide an update and say that our bags were the only two with HON Tags on them and they were the first ones to make it to the belt....no other bags came out with them.
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Originally Posted by yyz-kin View Post
Just wanted to provide an update and say that our bags were the only two with HON Tags on them and they were the first ones to make it to the belt....no other bags came out with them.
Could you comment on how long it took for your bags to arrive on the conveyor?

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Old Nov 6, 19, 8:13 pm
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Originally Posted by j2simpso View Post
Could you comment on how long it took for your bags to arrive on the conveyor?

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24 minutes and 45.658 seconds after touchdown
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Old Nov 6, 19, 8:19 pm
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24 minutes and 45.658 seconds after touchdown
And what timepiece were you using to measure this? Hopefully it's Swiss
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Old Nov 6, 19, 8:40 pm
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Originally Posted by j2simpso View Post
And what timepiece were you using to measure this? Hopefully it's Swiss
And a quite remarkable timepiece to do it so remotely
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