Lost and found at the airport

2,500 canceled American Airline flights means that a lot of people are spending a lot of time stuck at airports this week. It also means that a lot more stuff is going to end up getting misplaced or lost at airports this week.

So maybe it’s a very good thing that this week my Well-Mannered Traveler column on MSNBC.com offers tips on how to improve your odds of finding what you’ve lost at the airport.