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Airlines Keep on Time Rate High

HispanicBusinessHispanic Business – Federal budget cuts have not significantly affected U.S. airline on time rates, at least not yet, data show. LAX’s on-time rate climbed from 76.7 percent to 81 percent, FlightStats said.
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Air Canada’s poor punctuality could cost customers, expert warns

CBCNewsCBC News – Air Canada has the worst on-time arrival performance of any major international airline, a CBC Marketplace investigation has found.

Numbers from travel information group FlightStats showed just 60.89 per cent of the Canadian carrier’s flights landed on time in 2012…
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REVEALED: Top 10 most-on time international airlines

ArabianBusinessArabian Business – Bahrain’s Gulf Air has been named as the international airline with the world’s second-best record for on-time arrivals during March, according to a report.
Information services firm FlightStat’s latest monthly On-time Airline/Airport Performance report found that 92.11 percent of Gulf Air’s flights were delivered to their arrival gate within 15 minutes of their scheduled time.
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Airfare Expert: What fliers need to know about the sequester

USA Today USA Today Travel – So far, most airlines show no signs of cutting flights this summer due to the automatic federal budget cuts called sequestration, but this could change at any time.
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Planes, lousy weather, and love in the air at Logan

Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - Love is in the air at Logan — especially during a snowstorm.

Boston’s often-maligned Logan International Airport has been named one of the top four airports in the country for making a romantic connection by the dating website MeetAtTheAirport.com.
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