Airlines Improve On-time Arrivals

U.S. airlines reported fewer flight delays in April and consumers filed fewer complaints, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s monthly Air Travel Consumer Report. The 17 carriers in the report posted an 86.9 percent on-time record, better than March’s 82.6 rate. Skywest Airlines had th


U.S. airlines reported fewer flight delays in April and consumers filed fewer complaints, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s monthly Air Travel Consumer Report.

The 17 carriers in the report posted an 86.9 percent on-time record, better than March’s 82.6 rate. Skywest Airlines had the best on-time rate at 92.1 percent; Atlantic Southeast Airlines had the lowest at 78.5.

Consumers filed 479 complaints with the department, 48.4 percent fewer than the same time last year.

The report can be found at http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov.

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