The 10 Worst Flights: Avoid These Regularly Scheduled Travel Nightmares

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the following flights are the 10 worst flights in existence. They’re regularly scheduled and they are late 92-100% of the time. Avoid them like you avoid drug-resistant TB.

Now, on to the flights!

US Airways Flight 1543
From:BOS-CLT
Departs: 6:35 pm
Percentage late: 100.00%
Average Minutes Delayed: 53

Comair Flight 5463
From JFK-BUF
Departs 6:52 pm
Percentage late: 96.67%
Average Minutes Delayed: 75

SkyWest Flight 2570
From: CMH-MKE
Departs: 8:55 pm
Percentage late: 96.15%
Average Minutes Delayed: 42

US Airways Flight 1582
From: CLT-EWR
Departs: 3:45 pm
Percentage late: 95.83%
Average Minutes Delayed: 67

Comair Flight 5625
From JFK-JAX
Departs 5:35 pm
Percentage late: 93.75%
Average Minutes Delayed: 79

US Airways Flight 656
From: DCA-PHX
Departs: 4:39 pm
Percentage late: 93.75%
Average Minutes Delayed: 71

US Airways Flight 619
From: ATL-LAS
Departs: 9:47 pm
Percentage late: 93.75%
Average Minutes Delayed: 42

JetBlue Flight 1606
From: JFK-PWM
Departs: 5:40 pm
Percentage late: 93.33%
Average Minutes Delayed: 60

American Airlines Flight 1639
From: JFK-SJU
Departs: 7:05 pm
Percentage late: 93.33%
Average Minutes Delayed: 54

Comair Flight 4997
From: ORF-JFK
Departs: 7:00 pm
Percentage late: 92.86
Average Minutes Delayed: 95

There you have it folks, the 10 worst regularly scheduled flights in existence as of April 2007.

In other news, only 63% of all US Airways flights were on time in April, so if you’re looking for a handy cheat-sheet to avoiding late flights: Avoid US Airways. —MEGHANN MARCO

Air Travel Consumer Reports [Bureau of Transportation Statistics]
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