Hawaiian Airlines Tops Latest Ranking of On-Time Airlines

by Christopher Freeburn | July 12, 2013 11:03 am

Hawaiian Airlines Tops Latest Ranking of On-Time Airlines

us airways stormy 630 300x200 Hawaiian Airlines Tops Latest Ranking of On Time Airlines[1]It won’t come as any surprise to frequent flyers, but airline flight delays are on the rise this year[2].

According to a report from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), on-time flight arrivals fell from 83.4% in May 2012, to just 79.4% during the same time this year.

Some airlines were more on-time than others, the government noted:

Highest On-Time Arrival Rates:

  1. Hawaiian Airlines (HA[3]) – 92.4%
  2. Alaska Airlines (ALK[4]) – 89.6%
  3. Delta Air Lines (DAL[5]) – 86.2%

Lowest On-Time Arrival Rates:

  1. AMR‘s (AAMRQ[6]) American Eagle Airlines – 69.9 percent
  2. Republic Airways‘ (RJET[7]) Frontier Airlines – 73.2 percent
  3. Mesa Airlines – 73.8 percent

According to the report, there were also five domestic flights that spent more than three hours waiting on the tarmac in May.

You can read the DOT’s entire report here[8].

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/us-airways-stormy-630.jpg
  2. are on the rise this year: http://www.dot.gov/briefing-room/airlines-report-five-tarmac-delays-over-three-hours-domestic-flights-no-tarmac-delay
  3. HA: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=HA
  4. ALK: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=ALK
  5. DAL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DAL
  6. AAMRQ: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AAMRQ
  7. RJET: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=RJET
  8. here: http://www.dot.gov/briefing-room/airlines-report-five-tarmac-delays-over-three-hours-domestic-flights-no-tarmac-delay

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