Hawaiian, Delta, American top rankings for on-time flights

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

1. Hawaiian Airlines, 85.7 percent

2. Delta Air Lines, 80.7 percent

3. American Airlines, 79.2 percent

4. United Airlines, 78.4 percent

5. Alaska Airlines, 77.6 percent

6. Southwest Airlines, 74.6 percent

7. Spirit Airlines, 72.8 percent

8. JetBlue Airways, 72.8 percent

9. ExpressJet, 72.8 percent

10. SkyWest, 71.0 percent

11. Frontier Airlines, 69.3 percent

12. Virgin America, 63.9 percent

Total for all covered airlines: 76.0 percent

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Source: U.S. Department of Transportation

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

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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