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  • "Airline On-Time Performance Slips, Cancellations and Mishandled Bags Up in June." U.S. Department of Transportation. http://www.dot.gov/affairs/dot7707.htm
  • "Airlines Post Best December On-time Record, Lowest December Cancellation Rate in 17 Years." U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Feb. 24, 2012. http://www.bts.gov/press_releases/2012/dot024_12/pdf/dot024_12.pdf
  • Collis, Roger. "Getting Compensation for Lost Luggage." The New York Times. February 25, 2007. http://travel.nytimes.com/2007/02/25/travel/25qna.1.html
  • "Fly-Rights: A Consumer Guide to Air Travel." U.S. Department of Transportation. http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/publications/flyrights.htm#baggage
  • Garfinkel, Perry. "Lost. And, Often Found." The New York Times. May 24, 2005. http://travel.nytimes.com/2005/05/24/business/24lost.html?ex=1190174400&en=ad190d164fb14c3d&ei=5070
  • McDonnell, Sharon. "Lost Luggage is Rare, but the Trauma can be Acute." The New York Times. June 8, 2004. http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=0&sid=1&srchmode=1&vinst=PROD&fmt=3&startpage=-1&clientid=30451&vname=PQD&RQT=309&did=648328761&scaling=FULL&ts=1190062752&vtype=PQD&rqt=309&TS=1190062758&clientId=30451&cc=1&TS=1190062758
  • Rubin, Richard. "The Land of Lost Luggage." Atlantic Monthly. June 2002. http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200206/rubin
  • "Strange World of Lost Luggage." CNN. November 29, 2005. http://www.cnn.com/2005/TRAVEL/11/22/lost.luggage/index.html
  • The Unclaimed Baggage Center. http://www.unclaimedbaggage.com/index.html

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