United leads list of on-time US airlines

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What's the best U.S. airline in terms of on-time performance?

According to the Federal Bureau of Transportation Statistics, it's United Airlines.

United saw its flights arrive on time nearly 85 percent of the time last month.

That's followed by Delta Air Lines and Alaska Airlines, both of which clocked an on-time rate of more than 83 percent.

The lowest-ranked airlines of the 12 U.S. carriers surveyed was Jet-Blue.

It had an on-time rate last month of just over 74 percent.

The federal government counts a flight as being on time if it arrives no more than 14 minutes behind schedule.