High rate of on-time arrivals in November
U.S. airlines in November had their highest on-time arrival rates in eight years, the Department of Transportation said Friday, setting another watermark in a recordbreaking year for safety and performance.
November also matched the record for fewest canceled domestic flights, 0.3 percent, set in September and November 2016.
Leading with the highest on-time arrival rates were Delta Air Lines, with 93.7 percent of flights arriving on time; Spirit Airlines, with 89.8 percent ; and Hawaiian Airlines, with 89.3 percent.
Those with the lowest on-time arrival rates were Alaska Air subsidiaries Virgin America and Alaska Airlines, and regional carrier Sky West Airlines.