March 21, 2023

Delta Air Traces for the second 12 months in a row took the highest
spot for on-time efficiency amongst main North American carriers, in response to
Cirium’s 2022 report, launched Thursday.

The provider had an on-time efficiency of 84.1 % on a
complete of 959,987 flights, down just a few factors from final 12 months’s 87.8 %
efficiency. Alaska Airways once more took second, with 81.4 %, adopted
intently by United Airways at 81.3 %. These had been the one three carriers
with scores above 80 %.

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Source: Cirium
Supply: Cirium

The common on-time efficiency for the highest 10 carriers, which
with greater than 5 million flights represented 99.6 % of North American
flights, was 71.9 %. A flight is taken into account on time if it arrives inside
quarter-hour of the scheduled gate arrival.

A handful of carriers improved upon their 2021
rating: United, Southwest Airways, Allegiant Air and WestJet, which did not
even make the highest 10 final 12 months. Cirium, nevertheless, used knowledge from Jan. 1, 2022,
by Dec. 15, so the ultimate weeks of the 12 months, when there have been vital
weather-related cancellations and delays, should not included within the figures. When
full-year knowledge is reviewed, it may present totally different scores, notably
for Southwest, which had extra problem recovering than different carriers
in the course of the vacation interval.

Outcomes for world rankings had been “nonetheless too near
name” and shall be launched in early January, in response to Cirium.