Sandy pushes airlines' on-time rate lower
The on-time record of U.S. airlines got soaked by Superstorm Sandy, as late flights and cancelations surged in October.
The Department of Transportation said Tuesday that only 80.2 percent of flights in October arrived on time. That was worse than the 83.3 percent mark in September and the 85.5 percent rate in October 2011.
American Airlines had the worst on-time record for the second straight month, while Hawaiian Airlines held on to its usual perch on top of the government rankings.
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