Airlines boast improved on-time performance in July

With fewer flights in the sky, the 19 largest U.S. airlines boosted their on-time performance to 77.6% in July, an increase of nearly two percentage points compared to the same month last year. July's performance also represented an improvement over June, when 76.1% of flights arrived within 15 minutes of their scheduled time. Meanwhile, reports of mishandled bags plunged more than 21%, and only 827 customers filed complaints with the Transportation Department, down from 1,093 in July 2008.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The · USA Today

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Transportation

Job Title Company Location
Regional Ground Support Equipment Manager
Menzies Aviation
Senior Specialist Airport Leadership Development
Alaska Airlines
Seattle, WA
Technician - Line (Avionics)
United Airlines
San Francisco, CA
Sr Analyst Alliances
Alaska Airlines
Seattle, WA
Operations Manager
Aircraft Service International Group
San Francisco, CA