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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    United Airlines

    #10: United      
    Reuters
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    American Airlines, travel, business travel, Airplane Takeoff

    #9 American
    Reuters
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    US Airways

    # 8: US Airways
    AP
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    Delta Air Lines Plane on Runway

    #6: Delta (tie)
    Reuters
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    File Photo of SouthWest Airlines Boeing 737-300 AP

    #6: Southwest (tie)
    Reuters
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    AirfareBattleFrontier

    #5: Frontier
    AP
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    Alaska_Airlines_Cance

    #4: Alaska
    AP
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    AirTran

    #3: AirTran
    AP
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    #2: JetBlue
    AP
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    virgin_america

    #1: Virgin America
    AP
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    Individual Rankings: Here's how the airlines stacked up based on categories.
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