WASHINGTON — Airlines were running on time more often in June than they did last summer and travelers seemed to be finding less to complain about.
But that was before computer outages this month at Delta and last month at Southwest led to more than 4,000 flight cancelations, widespread delays and travel nightmares.
The Transportation Department said Wednesday that 78 percent of flights on major U.S. airlines arrived on time in June, up from 74.8 percent in June 2015.
The on-time rate slipped from May’s 83.4 percent mark, however.
Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines had the best on-time ratings. American Airlines had the worst.
Travelers filed 1,078 complaints with the government about all U.S. airlines in June, down from 1,567 a year earlier.
The Walleyes Unlimited swap meet and the Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo highlight Go & Show this week.
Kurell Purnell, 19, was arrested Tuesday night, hours after police say he crashed into an SUV in the 3600 block of West Peterson Avenue.
The state’s Predatory Loan Prevention Act is working, we need to protect it, and the pawn industry must be included.
If you’re with someone determined to control, insult, blame or isolate you, you may be at risk.
A quarter of a century after Giannoulias was carjacked, new SOS doles out $21 million in grants to fight current surge
Chicago carjacking reports hit an apex of 1,849 in 2021. The Illinois secretary of state said it’s also personal for him, after being carjacked with high school basketball teammates in 1998. “It leaves a scar you never forget,” he said. “I hate the thought of anyone else going through that.”