EasyJet sends cyclist's £14,000 bike and luggage to wrong European destination

The airline incorrectly labelled an Edinburgh cyclist's luggage, meaning it ended up in Italy rather than London

Airport luggage
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An Edinburgh cyclist's luggage and bike, worth £14,000 in total, has ended up in a different country to his destination, after EasyJet incorrectly labelled his belongings at the airport. 

Richard Davison, a 55-year-old sports science professor from Dunfermline, flew from Edinburgh Airport to London Stansted on July 3, before making an onward journey to the south of France to compete in the Haute Route Pyrenees cycling race. 

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.