US carriers post nearly 82% on-time arrival rate in 2012

US carriers posted an 81.85% on-time arrival rate in 2012, compared to 79.6% in 2011, according to the US Dept. of Transportation’s (DOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). In addition, the 15 reporting carriers reported 42 tarmac delays longer than three hours on domestic flights in 2012...

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