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Airfarewatchdog: Best US airlines

There are many ways to rank airlines. Airfarewatchdog took a look at recent Department of Transportation performance reporting in five areas—cancelled flights, on-time arrivals, mishandled bags, denied boardings, and customer satisfaction— to determine the best U.S. airlines. 

United Airlines

#10: United

 

 

 

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American Airlines, travel, business travel, Airplane Takeoff

#9 American

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US Airways

# 8: US Airways

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#6: Delta (tie)

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#6: Southwest (tie)

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#5: Frontier

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Alaska Airlines Cance

#4: Alaska

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AirTran

#3: AirTran

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#2: JetBlue

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#1: Virgin America

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Individual Rankings:

Here's how the airlines stacked up based on categories.

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Airfarewatchdog: Best US airlines

There are many ways to rank airlines. Airfarewatchdog took a look at recent Department of Transportation performance reporting in five areas—cancelled flights, on-time arrivals, mishandled bags, denied boardings, and customer satisfaction— to determine the best U.S. airlines. 

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