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:
- Hawaiian Airlines
- Alaska Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
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