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Airline On-Time Performance Up From Previous Year, Month

WASHINGTON – The reporting carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 86.5 percent in September, up from both the 81.1 percent on-time rate in September 2014 and the 80.3 percent mark in August 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.  September 2015’s on-time rate was the fourth highest of the 249 months with comparable records, the second highest for any September, and above the September average of 82.73 percent in the previous 20 years.  September 2001 was not included in the averages.

Updated: Thursday, November 12, 2015

October On-Time Performance Slightly Down From September 2014

WASHINGTON – The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 80.0 percent in October, down from the 81.1 percent mark in September 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer Report released today.

In addition, the reporting carriers canceled 1.1 percent of their scheduled domestic flights in October, an improvement over the 1.4 percent rate in September 2014.

Updated: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

News Digest DOT 104-14

BTS Releases North American Transportation Statistics. New data was added to the North American Transportation Statistics (NATS) Online Database in this week’s 10th annual website update. The database, a product of the North American Transportation Statistics Interchange, contains comparable transportation-related data available from the United States, Canada, and Mexico in a one-stop online resource.

Updated: Friday, November 21, 2014
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