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The 12 Biggest US Airlines Ranked by Percentage of Delayed Flights

The 12 Biggest US Airlines Ranked by Percentage of Delayed Flights


Wikimedia Commons. Total Flights: 260,920. Delayed: 54,816

American Airlines – 20.7%. Wikimedia Commons. Total Flights: 603,701. Delayed: 124,817

Wikimedia Commons. Total Flights: 169,240. Delayed: 23,258

U.S. Airways – 17.6%. Wikimedia Commons. Total Flights: 334,731. Delayed: 59,061

Wikimedia Commons. Total Flights: 76,877. Delayed: 8,956

Wikimedia Commons. Total Flights: 859,208. Delayed: 123,071

Frontier Airlines ranked last for on-time performance in July – The Denver Post

Wikimedia Commons. Total Flights: 1,239,255. Delayed: 256,592

Wikimedia Commons. Total Flights: 59,506. Delayed: 11,754

... worst airlines for flight delays. Hawaiian Airlines aircraft at the terminal

For the fourth year in a row, The Wall Street Journal ranked Alaska Airlines No. 1 among the nine largest U.S. carriers in its 2016 Airline Scorecard.

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Frontier Airlines airplane on the tarmac

American Airlines airplanes at the airport

US Airways airplane landing on the runway

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Southwest Airlines airplane at the terminal in the airport

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Wikimedia Commons. Total Flights: 595,731. Delayed: 116,940

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Delta Air Lines was ranked the number one airline in 2017, according The Wall Street Journal's Middle Seat score card. The airline ranked No.

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There's quite a bit to unpack in these results, so let's take a look at each airline's performance one at a time…

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Alaska Airlines' four-year-run as the best airline came to an end in 2017, according The Wall Street Journal's Middle Seat score card. The airline ranked ...

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The no-frills airline came in dead last with canceled flights, involuntary bumping and complaints and ranked seventh with on-time arrivals.

Delta airplane at the terminal

Frontier Airlines came in fifth. The airline came in fifth in on-time arrivals, but came in first in canceled flights and mishandled baggage. File.

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Southwest Airlines faces $328,550 in fines for two alleged safety violations, including one involving a loss of cabin pressure during a flight from Boston ...

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American Airlines came in sixth in the 2017 rankings. The airline came in fourth in on-time arrivals but scored poorly with canceled flights and two-hour ...

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Alaska Airlines airplane taking off

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A Southwest Airlines plane taxiing on the runway.

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SkyWest airplane on the tarmac

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Alaska is less than 1 point ahead of Southwest, while Delta and United are literally within a few tenths of each other, as are JetBlue and Spirit, ...

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With the nickel and diming, cramped seating, and often poor customer service, it's no surprise that travelers are dissatisfied in general with the airline ...

Mesa Airlines airplane at the terminal

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It was a nightmare weekend for air travelers, as an air traffic control automation problem in the East shut down flights and had a ripple effect of delaying ...

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Frontier Airlines plane in flight.

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JetBlue wound up rounding out the bottom of the list. The airline came in last in on-time arrivals and extreme delays and ranked seventh in canceled flights ...

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