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Airline On-Time Performance Up, Cancellations Equal to Lowest Rate Ever

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its January 2018 Air Travel Consumer Report on air carrier data compiled for the month of November 2017.  In November, the reporting carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 88.3 percent, up from both the 86.5 percent on-time rate in November 2016 and the 84.8 percent mark in October 2017, and the second highest rate ever reported.  The highest rate was 88.6 in November 2009.

Updated: Friday, January 12, 2018

August 2017 Airline On-Time Performance, Cancellations, Mishandled Baggage Data Similar to Previous Year, July 2017

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its October 2017 Air Travel Consumer Report on air carrier data compiled for the month of August 2017.  In August, the reporting carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 77.1 percent, down from the 77.6 percent on-time rate in August 2016, but up from the 76.9 percent mark in July 2017.

The reporting carriers canceled 2.2 percent of their scheduled domestic flights, up from both the 1.4 percent cancellation rate posted in August 2016 and the 1.1 percent rate in July 2017.

Updated: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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