US carriers reported an on-time performance (OTP) arrival rate of 80.2% in October, down from 85.5% recorded in the year-ago month and from 83.5% in September. Airlines reported two tarmac delays of more than three hours on domestic flights but no tarmac delays of more than four hours on international flights in October, according to the US Department of Transportation. The long domestic tarmac delays took place Oct. 24 and involved Shuttle America (186 min.) and Frontier Airlines (184 ...

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