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Road Warriors, Today in Business Travel

Legacy airlines Delta and United were joined by Alaska Airlines in posting the best on-time arrival rates in February, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported Thursday.

Delta was best in terms of on-time arrivals, showing up on time 87.9 percent of the time, the DOT’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics said.

Alaska Airlines had an 85.3 percent on-time mark, while United was on time 84.7 percent of the time.

Overall, reporting airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of just over 79 percent, down from 82.6 percent in the same month a year earlier, and down from 79.6 percent in January of this year.

The carriers that showed up on time least were Envoy Air, which made it on time just 70.6 percent of the time, PSA Airlines, at 72.1 percent and Frontier, which was on time just 73.8 percent of the time.

Other travel and commuting news from around the country today:

Surge in Fuel Prices About to Drive Up Airfares. CNBC

TAMPA

New restaurants at Tampa International Airport. TB Times

BOSTON

“Seeking to reduce road traffic, officials at Logan International Airport will spend $15 million to design and study the feasibility of a transit line that would ferry travelers to and from terminals, the MBTA’s Blue Line, economy parking lots, and the car rental center.” The Globe

SAN FRANCISCO

United has a new Polaris Lounge at SFO. Travel Pulse

COMMUTING NEWS

Stockton, Calif. is the home of the country’s most impressive commuters.

Related: Miami commutes are longer than ever for more people than ever. Miami Herald

OTHER TRAVEL NEWS

And, U.S. restrictions on travel to Cuba are working – visits to the island are way down. More from Reuters

Finally, This could be a cool way to get to Dodger Stadium one day – by gondola

About David Royse

David Royse
David Royse is the Editor-in-Chief of Ledetree.com. He has been a professional journalist for more than 20 years, including stints with The Associated Press and The News Service of Florida. He enjoys writing about health and medical science, and hopeful stories about scientific breakthroughs and new technology.

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