America's best major airlines

Published On: Apr 03 2012 09:48:14 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 08 2014 08:11:26 AM CDT

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Wichita State University used Department of Transportation data to rank the top major U.S. airlines in 2013. The study examined on-time arrivals, mishandled baggage, bumpings due to overbooking and consumer complaints.

Best Airlines - Airtran
7 / 17
Reuters

10. AirTran -- On-time arrival percentage: 79.4 percent

Involuntary denied boardings per 10,000 passengers: 1.29

Mishandled bags per 1,000 passengers: 3.71

Complaints per 100,000 passengers: 0.73

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