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New Report Shows Best And Worse Airlines For Holiday Travel

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If you're flying this holiday season, a new list of the best and worst airlines has been released by flightaware.com.

It was compiled for Forbes. The rankings are based on the number of delays for each airline.

The top five best airlines are:

  • 1. Hawaiian Airlines -- fewer than 7% of flights arrive late
  • 2. Alaska Airlines -- 11% of the flights arrive late
  • 3. Mesa Airlines -- flights late about 14% of the time
  • 4. Air Tran -- just about 14% late
  • 5. U.S. Airways -- flights were delayed 15.57% during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's

The worst airlines for holiday travel:

  • 1: Jetblue Airways – 22 % of flights delayed.
  • 2: Express Jet – 20% of flights delayed
  • 3: Frontier Airlines – 19.8% of flights delayed
  • 4: American Airlines --flights arriving late 19.5% of the time.
  • 5: American Eagle – 18.39% of flights delayed
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