Airlines improve flight arrival times, baggage handling

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Airlines improve flight arrival times, baggage handling

Nearly 84 percent of domestic flights arrived within 15 minutes of their schedule time in the first half of the year, the best performance since the government started tracking such data in 1988.
Best, worst at handling your luggage

U.S. airlines are on pace to post their best year for their handling of passenger luggage. Here is a list of how many bags per 1,000 passengers each airline lost, delayed or damaged in the first six months of 2012:
1. Virgin America 0.88
2. AirTran Airways 1.43
3. JetBlue Airways 1.79
4. US Airways 2.10
5. Delta Air Lines 2.11
6. Frontier Airlines 2.12
7. Hawaiian Airlines 2.73
8. Alaska Airlines 2.76
9. American Airlines 2.77
10. Southwest Airlines 2.89
11. United Airlines 3.75
12. Mesa Airlines 4.49
13. SkyWest Airlines 4.84
14. ExpressJet Airlines 5.48
15. American Eagle Airlines 5.52
Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Associated Press

Airlines improve flight arrival times, baggage handling

Nearly 84 percent of domestic flights arrived within 15 minutes of their schedule time in the first half of the year, the best performance since the government started tracking such data in 1988.
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