Delta to Pay Business Fliers If It's Later Than American, United

  • New program awards travel credits if Delta lags rivals
  • Delta jumped to third-best on-time airline from 15th in 2010

A Delta Airlines passenger reads the flight departure screens at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Photographer: Erik S. Lesser/Bloomberg

Basking in an on-time rate that beats rivals, Delta Air Lines Inc. promises to pay up if it can’t get road warriors to their destinations more reliably than American and United.

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