Airline on-time performance slips
WASHINGTON — Fewer flights were on time and consumer complaints about airlines rose in May, according to the latest government figures . The Transportation Department said Friday that 79.1 percent of flights on the 12 largest U.S. airlines arrived on time in May, down from 83.4 percent in May 2016. Hawaiian Airlines had the best rating, followed by a closely bunched group of Delta, Alaska, SkyWest and United. Virgin America was last.