Southwest Sits at Bottom of December On-Time Rankings

By Greg Janda
|  Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014  |  Updated 10:48 AM CDT
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Southwest Sits at Bottom of December On-Time Rankings


The U.S. Department of Transportation says Dallas-based Southwest Airlines sat at the bottom of December on-time rankings.

Southwest only had 57.7 percent of their flights arrive on time, according to the federal rankings.

Fort Worth-based American Airlines did better, with 70.5 percent flights arriving on time, but both Southwest and American were in the bottom half of the rankings.

Hawaiian Airlines stayed on top of the list with 92.4 percent of their flights arriving on time.

Here are the federal government's ranking of U.S. airlines, by what percentage of their flights arrived on time during December:

  1. 1. Hawaiian Airlines, 92.4 percent
  2. 2. Virgin America, 85.6 percent
  3. 3. Alaska Airlines, 85.5 percent
  4. 4. Delta Air Lines, 79.5 percent
  5. 5. US Airways, 78.3 percent
  6. 6Mesa, 75.2 percent
  7. United Airlines, 73.5 percent
  8. SkyWest Airlines, 70.7 percent
  9. American Airlines, 70.5 percent
  10. Endeavor, 70.4 percent
  11. AirTran Airways, 68.9 percent
  12. JetBlue Airways, 63.6 percent
  13. ExpressJet, 62.9 percent
  14. American Eagle, 60.5 percent
  15. Frontier Airlines, 60.3 percent
  16. Southwest Airlines, 57.7 percent
  17. All reporting airlines, 68.9 percent

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