The 20 US airlines reporting performance data to the US Dept. of Transportation achieved an ontime arrival rate of 75.2% in August, down from 78.3% in August 2004 but noticeably improved over July 2005's rate of 70.9%. Of the 24.8% of flights that were delayed 15 min. or more, 7.72% were owing to aviation system delays, including weather; 7.05% to late arriving flights; 6.42% to factors within the airline's control; 1.15% to extreme weather, and .007% for security reasons (numbers may not ...

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