Delta Tops the List of North America Airlines For On-Time Arrivals

Cirium reports that Delta topped the list for on-time arrivals in North America. Air Canada and JetBlue fared poorly.

RankAirlineOn-Time %
1stDelta Air Lines84.72%
2ndAlaska Airlines82.25%
3rdAmerican Airlines80.61%
4thUnited Airlines80.04%
5thSouthwest Airlines76.26%
6thSpirit Airlines71.16%
8thFrontier Airlines68.68%
9thJetBlue Airways68.33%
10thAir Canada63.17%

Among global airlines, the only United States carriers in the top ten were Delta at number 4 (84.72%) and American Airlines at number 10 (80.61%). For the global carriers the disparity in the top ten was much narrower than for the North American carriers. Avianca came in first place at 85.73% among global airlines and, as previously noted, American Airlines was in tenth place at 80.61%.

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