According to a new analysis by Forbes, three of the four most reliable airlines in the U.S. are discount carriers. For each of the country's 10 largest airlines, the publisher looked at on-time arrivals, cancellations, complaints and mishandled baggage statistics going back five years. Consumer satisfaction rankings and asset-to-liability ratios were also taken into account. The top finishers: Southwest Airlines, Continental Airlines, JetBlue and AirTran.
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