Airline Liability for Loss, Damage or Delay of Passenger Baggage

This article appeared in the Volume 12 of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, published by the Fordham University School of Law. It may be cited as M. R. Franks, Airline Liability for Loss, Damage, or Delay of Passenger Baggage, 12 Fordham J. Corp. & Fin. L. 737 (2007). Copyright © 2007, M. R. Franks, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Copyright © 2007, Fordham University. Reprinted with permission.


The article discusses remedies and methods of enforcing airline liability for loss, damage or delay of passenger baggage. The article includes a discussion of the law as it relates both to domestic flights and to international flights where passenger luggage is lost, damaged or delayed. The article includes a discussion of the Warsaw Convention as it relates to international flights and of the Federal Aviation Regulations applicable in the case of domestic flights.


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Date of this Version

October 2006