Table 1-59: Mishandled-Baggage Reports Filed by Passengers with the Largest U.S. Air Carriersa
|Total mishandled-baggage reports (millions)||2.66||2.20||2.45||2.28||2.32||2.28||2.46||2.28||2.48||2.54||2.74||2.14||1.81||2.20||2.82|
|Enplaned passengers (domestic) (millions)||395.7||408.5||417.0||407.5||435.7||439.8||464.0||459.8||481.7||499.1||517.5||467.9||471.4||524.5||575.4|
|Reports per 1,000 passengers||6.73||5.38||5.87||5.60||5.33||5.18||5.30||4.96||5.16||5.08||5.29||4.58||3.84||4.19||4.91|
a Data include nonstop scheduled service between points within the United States (including territories) by U.S. air carriers with at least 1% of the total domestic scheduled service passenger revenues and those carriers that report voluntarily. In 2004 the air carriers were Alaska, America West, American, American Eagle, Continental, Delta, Northwest, Southwest, United, US Airways, Airtran, ATA (formerly American Trans Air), Independence (formerly Atlantic Coast), Atlantic Southeast, ExpressJet, JetBlue, Skywest, Comair, and Hawaiian (voluntarily).
b Includes Pan Am.
c Includes Pan Am and Midway.
Domestic system only.
Based on passenger reports of mishandled-baggage, including those that did not subsequently result in claims for compensation.
U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, Air Travel Consumer Report (Washington, DC: Annual February issues).