Air Travel Consumer Report: July 1998 [supporting dataset]
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Air Travel Consumer Report: July 1998 [supporting dataset]

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    The Air Travel Consumer Report is a monthly product of the Department of Transportation's Office of Aviation Consumer Protection. The report is designed to assist consumers with information on the quality of services provided by the airlines.

    Data Included in this Report:

    Flight Delays: May 1998

    Mishandled Baggage: May 1998

    Oversales: 1st Quarter 1998

    Consumer Complaints:

    May 1998 Tables 1-5 / May 1998 Table 6

    The total size of the zip file is 190 KB. The .xlsx and .xls file types are Microsoft Excel files, which can be opened with Excel, and other free available spreadsheet software, such as OpenRefine. The .csv, Comma Separated Value, file is a simple format that is designed for a database table and supported by many applications. The .csv file is often used for moving tabular data between two different computer programs, due to its open format. The most common software used to open .csv files are Microsoft Excel and RecordEditor, (for more information on .csv files and software, please visit The file extension .md is among others related to texts and source codes in Markdown markup language. Markdown is a lightweight markup language, to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML) (for more information on .md files and software, please visit File extension .json is associated to JavaScript Object Notation file format, a lightweight, text-based, language-independent data interchange format. JSON defines a small set of formatting rules for the portable representation of structured data. It is used by various applications as alternative option to XML file format. The data in a json file are stored in simple text file format and the content is viewable in any simple text editor (for more information on .json files and software, please visit

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    These data tables have been extracted from the original 1998 report using ABBYY FineReader PDF Software. This data was exported and cleaned by the NTL Data Services Team. The data is complete and accurate to the original 1998 report. For questions, please contact

    National Transportation Library (NTL) Curation Note: This dataset has been curated to CoreTrustSeal's curation level "B. Logical-Technical Curation." To find out more information on CoreTrustSeal's curation levels, please consult their "Curation & Preservation Levels" CoreTrustSeal Discussion Paper" ( NTL staff last accessed this dataset at its repository URL on 2024-04-03. If, in the future, you have trouble accessing this dataset, please email describing your problem. NTL staff will do its best to assist you at that time.

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