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Airlines Report One Tarmac Delay Longer than Three Hours On Domestic Flights, One Longer Than Four Hours on International Flights in November

Airlines reported only one tarmac delay of more than three hours on domestic flights and one tarmac delay of more than four hours on international flights in November, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report.

Airline On-Time Performance, Cancellation Rate in February Improve from Last Year; Mishandled Baggage at All-Time Low

The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 86.2 percent in February, up from both the 74.5 percent on-time rate of February 2011 and from January 2012’s 83.7 percent rate, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.  The on-time arrival performance during February 2012 was the highest February percentage on record since comparable on-time data was first reported in 1995.

Airline On-Time Performance, Cancellation Rate in January Improve from Last Year

The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 83.7 percent in January, up from the 76.3 percent on-time rate of January 2011, but down slightly from December 2011’s 84.4 percent rate, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.  On-time arrival performance during January 2012 was the highest January on-time arrival percentage in the 18 years with comparable numbers.

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