Hawaiian Airlines Most On-Time for Seventh Consecutive Year

Honolulu Hale, the City Hall of Honolulu, taken by Joel BradshawHawaiian Airlines ranked number one for its seventh consecutive year as most on-time airline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), in its Air Travel Consumer Report for December and all of 2010. The airline's arrivals on schedule averaged 92.5 percent for 2010, beating out all carriers nationally in on-time performance in each month. Closing out the year, in December, 87.6 percent of the lines flights arrived

The airline's success also ranked the best score for fewest canceled flights in 2010, taking first place in 10 of the 12 months that the DOT covered in its monthly reports. Of its 67,649 flights during 2010, Hawaiian Airlines canceled 55, an average of 0.1 percent for the year. The airline led December, with nine cancellations out of its total of 5,578 flights, approximately averaging 0.2 percent. Altogether, the DOT covers 18 airlines, eight of which serve Hawaii.

Visit http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/atcr11.htm for the DOT report.

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