Published: Fri, June 16, 2017
Markets | By Noel Gibbs

More flight delays, cancellations for US airlines in April

More flight delays, cancellations for US airlines in April

Only a small share of the country's total travelers lodged a complaint.

Although flight delays and cancellations were up in April, the furore around the United incident likely gave fliers more confidence to speak out and an expectation any complaints would be dealt with more promptly.

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The number of formal complaints filed against the airlines jumped 70% in April, the Department of Transportation reported Wednesday. The largest uptick in complaints appeared to increase following the release of a video showing a United Airlines employees dragging Dr.

The rate of canceled flights almost doubled to 1.6 percent in April compared to the same month in 2016.

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Hawaiian, United and Alaska airlines had the highest on-time arrival rates in April, while Virgin America, JetBlue and regional carrier ExpressJet had the lowest on-time arrivals. That's more than twice the 3.04 complaints for every 100,000 passengers for United Airlines, or the 2.68 complaints American received for every 100,000 passengers.

Consumers lodged 1,909 complaints with the Transportation Department, with 1,430 filed against USA airlines.

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And yet again, while American had the most complaints, discount carrier Spirit airlines had the highest rate of complaints, with 7.2 complaints for every 100,000 passengers.

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