US airlines canceled 3.7% of flights during the first four months of 2014, the highest rate in 20 years, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The figures continue to reflect US carriers’ response to the severe weather of winter 2014. Only similar first-four-month periods in 1996 (3.34% canceled), 1999 (3.49% canceled) and 2000 (3.31% canceled) can compare. Cumulative on-time arrivals during the first four months also continued to reflect the troubles of the past ...

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