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The government says U.S. airlines cancelled fewer flights in 2016 than any year on record, while also posting record-low numbers for lost bags and passengers getting bumped off oversold flights.

And it says airlines had one of their best years for on-time arrivals, although it wasn’t a record and December was worse than the same month a year earlier.

The Transportation Department reported Tuesday that the 12 leading U.S. airlines cancelled 1.17 percent of flights last year, the lowest rate among comparable figures going back to 1995. The previous best was 1.24 percent in 2002, when travel decreased after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

On-Time Performance in December

Here are the government’s rankings of the leading U.S. airlines and their on-time performance for December. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives no more than 14 minutes behind the scheduled time.

1.Hawaiian Airlines85.1%
2.Delta Air Lines81.4%
3.American Airlines79.1%
4.Alaska Airlines76.1%
5.United Airlines76.0%
6.Southwest Airlines74.9%
8.Spirit Airlines72.1%
9.JetBlue Airways71.3%
11.Virgin America68.3%
12.Frontier Airlines62.4%

Total for all covered airlines: 75.6 percent
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation

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

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Photo Credit: U.S. airlines set a record low for flight cancellations in 2016. Pictured is Newark Liberty International Airport as the sun rises behind the New York City skyline. Julio Cortez / Associated Press