United Express flight 4352 from Cincinnati (CVG) to Newark (EWR) is once again the most chronically late flight in a review of DOT data by Scott McCartney over at the WSJ. Newark Liberty International airport is the most delayed airport nationwide in a repeat win as well.
Of the 10 most chronically delayed flights in the U.S. over the past two years, all are ExpressJet Airlines flights for United that either take off from or land in Newark. Most are late afternoon or evening trips. ExpressJet, a unit of SkyWest Airlines, said it has so many flights on the chronically delayed list simply because it is flying in and out of Newark so much in the most congested airspace in the country. “We work daily to improve operational reliability by focusing on the areas we control, and working with all our partners,” spokeswoman Kate Modolo said.
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