Alaska Airlines ranked #1 on-time major carrier

SEATTLE, WA – A local airliner is bragging, this week.

Alaska Airlines has been named the #1 on-time major carrier in North America for the 3rd year in a row by FlightStats.com. The airline's average on-time rate for 2012 was 87.26%, as compared to the average on-time performance of 79.62% among other North American carriers. Alaska flies out of Lewiston, Pullman and Spokane airports.