• Where CLT lands on ranking of best airports for holiday travel

    By: Jen Wilson, Charlotte Business Journal


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, which recently landed among the top 10 airports for on-time holiday travel.

    CLT comes in at No. 9 on the ranking by Magnify Money, a website run by Charlotte-based LendingTree Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE).

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    The Magnify Money ranking looked at the 10-year average percentage of flights departing the 50 busiest airports that arrived at their destination on-time, based on data from the U.S. Department of Transportation, as well as the 10-year average percentage of flights that were canceled.

    Among major connecting hubs, the report notes Charlotte Douglas, home to American Airlines Group Inc.’s second-largest hub, fared the best with 75.7% of flights reaching their destination on time over the December holidays.

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    Check out the top 10 and read more here about what to expect if you’re flying out of CLT in the coming weeks. 

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