US Airways celebrates number one position for baggage handling

US Airways (Phoenix) celebrated the news that it ranked first in baggage handling for 2010 among the major network carriers according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) December 2010 Air Travel Consumer Report released yesterday. The airline’s 2.6 mishandled bags per 1,000 passengers ratio for 2010 was US Airways’ best baggage handling performance in company history.

US Airways also ranked #1 in baggage handling among its peers (American, Continental, Delta and United) for December and the fourth quarter 2010. December’s top ranking was the airline’s sixth monthly #1 ranking in 2010 for baggage handling and 12th top ranking in 2010 among its peers in on-time arrivals, baggage performance and customer satisfaction. In 2010 US Airways achieved more DOT #1 rankings than any of its major network carrier competitors.

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