Hawaiian, Delta top on-time rankings, Spirit Airlines last

Here are the government’s rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for March. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives within 14 minutes of schedule.

1. Hawaiian Airlines, 89.9 per cent

2. Delta Air Lines, 87.9 per cent

3. Alaska Airlines, 86.4 per cent

4. ExpressJet, 83.0 per cent

5. Southwest Airlines, 81.1 per cent

6. United Airlines, 81.1 per cent

7. American Airlines, 80.7 per cent

8. SkyWest, 78.7 per cent

9. Frontier Airlines, 77.6 per cent

10. JetBlue Airways, 76.0 per cent

11. Virgin America, 73.8 per cent

12. Spirit Airlines, 64.6 per cent

Total for all reporting airlines: 81.5 per cent


Source: U.S. Department of Transportation

The report does not cover smaller airlines including Allegiant Air and some regional carriers.