Frontier nabs Top Airline spot in new Airfare Watchdog carrier rankings; United ranked last overall

Frontier Airlines is soaring to new heights in air travel, according to new report on carrier rankings by AirfareWatchdog.com.

The rankings are based on fewest canceled flights, on-time arrivals, fewest mishandled bags, amount of denied boardings and customer satisfaction. 

Top 10 domestic airlines:

- 1. Frontier 

- 2. Virgin America 

- 3. JetBlue 

- 4. Alaska 

- 5. Southwest

- 6. Delta 

- 7. AirTran

- 8. US Airways 

- 9. America 

- 10. United

New this year, AirTran dropped four spots from last year when it was ranked third. This year is was ranked seventh on the list.

AirTran came in last in several performance areas including fewest canceled flights and on-time arrivals.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the website compiles their data from the Department of Transportation.

For a full look at how the airlines ranked, visit: http://bit.ly/1gw53BX.