US airlines report 79.4% of flights on-time in May; five tarmac delays

US airlines reported a 79.4% on-time arrival rate in May, down from May 2012’s 83.4% on-time rate but improving on April 2013’s 77.3% posted rate, according to the US Dept. of Transportation (DOT) Air Travel Consumer Report. In May, US airlines reported five tarmac delays exceeding three hours on...
Mark Nensel

Mark Nensel is the Managing Editor of Aviation Daily. Prior to taking the helm of daily production of Aviation Week's commercial aviation newsletter…

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