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Here are the government’s rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for February. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives within 14 minutes of schedule.
- Alaska Airlines, 85.1 percent
- Hawaiian Airlines, 82.2 percent
- Delta Air Lines, 78.0 percent
- Southwest Airlines, 77.5 percent
- Virgin America, 76.1 percent
- SkyWest, 74.0 percent
- United Airlines, 73.6 percent
- American Airlines, 73.4 percent
- US Airways, 72.7 percent
- ExpressJet, 69.7 percent
- Spirit Airlines, 64.9 percent
- JetBlue Airways, 59.8 percent
- Frontier Airlines, 58.8 percent
- Envoy Air, 53.3 percent
Total for all reporting airlines: 72.8 percent
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation
The department also reported American and US Airways together as 73.1 percent. Both airlines and Envoy Air are owned by American Airlines Group Inc.
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