Hawaiian Airlines was the most punctual carrier in the US last year closely followed by Delta, new figures have revealed.
The US Department of Transport has released its official Air Travel Consumer Report, which details the on-time performance for America’s 10 biggest carriers in 2018.
It also shows that the airline with the worst punctuality was Frontier, which was on-time just 69.4 per cent of the time.
Top ranked Hawaiian Airlines saw 87.8 per cent of its services arrive at their destinations on time while Delta’s on-time arrivals hit rate was an impressive 83.2 per cent.
In third place was Alaska Airlines on 82.7 per cent, followed by Spirit Airlines in fourth on 81.1 per cent.
Low cost Southwest Airlines scraped into the top five with an on-time arrival performance of 79.2 per cent.
In sixth place was United Airlines on 77.9 per cent, followed by American Airlines on 77.4 per cent.
Allegiant Air was eighth on 76.9 per cent while Jetblue Airways was ninth on 71 per cent.
Overall, airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 79.4 per cent, down from 80.2 per cent in 2017.