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Some good news for fliers today: according to figures released by the Department of Transportation, flight cancellations have hit their lowest point since January 1995! 

According to the Department of Transportation, only 0.3% of scheduled domestic flights were canceled in September 2016 – compared with a higher cancellation rate of 1.4% in August. The figures are at their lowest ever level in 261 months, since January 1995!

An on-time arrival rate of 85.5% was reported – again, an improvement on August’s 77.6%.

The report takes into account data collected from a number of reporting airlines, including Hawaiin Airlines, Frontier, JetBlue and Virgin America. The best airlines for on time performance were:

  1. Hawaiian Airlines
  2. Alaska Airlines
  3. Delta Air Lines

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