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US airlines' on-time data incomplete: govt report

It says statistics capture only 76% of domestic flights at commercial airports

Published Tue, Feb 4, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[NEW YORK] Starting this week, travellers in the United States once more experienced a new round of cancellations and delays as another winter storm grounded planes yet again. But many of those flights won't be counted as late or cancelled in the government's on-time statistics.

A recent federal report found that passengers are getting only part of the picture, and that the industry's on-time perf…

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