US airlines canceled 1.5% of their scheduled domestic flights in June, down from 1.8% in the year-ago month, according to the US Dept. of Transportation. The 19 reporting carriers also improved their on-time performance (to 76.1% from 70.8%) and baggage handling (to 4.17 reports of mishandled bags per 1,000 passengers from 5.15). Hawaiian Airlines' 93.3% ontime arrival rate was the best, followed by Alaska Airlines (84.5%) and ExpressJet Airlines (82%). Worst was Comair (59.8%), followed by ...

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