Hawaiian Airlines for the ninth time has taken the spot of No. 1 in on-time performance. This conclusion was made by U.S. Department of Transportation on the basis of December 2012 data collected for all the U.S. carriers. As per DOT 93.3 percent of flights arrived as per the schedule.
DOT said that Hawaiian Airlines has proved to be the most punctual airline for the ninth year in a row. Hawaiian airlines flights averaged a 93.4 percent on-time performance which was 11.5 percentage points more than the U.S. aviation industry average of 81.9 percent.
As per DOT, Delta Airlines followed Hawaiian Airlines with an on-time performance percentage of 85.4, which was followed by Alaska Airlines’ 83.3 percent.