Here are the government’s rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for November.

RankAirlineOn-Time Percent
1Hawaiian Airlines93.9 percent
2Delta Air Lines89.5 percent
3Alaska Airlines85.5 percent
4United Airlines83.9 percent
5American Airlines83.7 percent
6Virgin America83.5 percent
7Southwest Airlines83.3 percent
8JetBlue Airways83.0 percent
9Envoy Air81.9 percent
10SkyWest81.1 percent
11ExpressJet80.8 percent
12Spirit Airlines75.3 percent
13Frontier Airlines74.0 percent

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation

The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives within 14 minutes of schedule.

Total for all reporting airlines: 83.7 percent

American Airlines and US Airways were previously reported separately. Envoy Air is owned by American Airlines Group Inc. The report does not cover smaller airlines including Allegiant Air and many regional carriers.


Photo Credit: Hawaiian Air has the top spot for on-time ratings in the U.S. once again. Hawaiian Airlines