Frontier Airlines ranked in fifth place among 12 major airlines for on-time performance in February, its highest ranking for timely flights in three months, according to a according to a federal report today.
Denver-based Frontier also scored a modest gain against other airlines in its customer-complaint rate in February, according to the new Air Travel Consumer Report from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Frontier is the third-busiest airline at Denver International Airport, behind No. 1 United Airlines and No. 2 Southwest Airlines.
In February, 82.3 percent of Frontier’s flights arrived on time at U.S. airports, slightly behind the 12-airline average of 82.6 percent. But that was good enough for a fifth-place ranking behind Delta Air Lines (with 89.5 percent of flights on time), American Airlines (85.2 percent), and ExpressJet Airlines and Southwest Airlines (both 82.4 percent).