Hawaiian Airlines remained the nation´s top carrier for punctuality in 2016, as reported by the US Department of Transportation (DOT), marking the airline´s 13th consecutive year holding the title, the company said.
The airline averaged a 91.1% on-time performance rating in 2016, earning the top ranking in all but one month and exceeding the industry average for the year by 9.7 percentage points. For December, Hawaiian Airlines posted a leading 85.1% on-time performance rating. The carrier also ranked first in fewest flight cancellations with 0.1%, or nine cancellations out of 6,347 flights.
Last month, Hawaiian was also named the world´s most punctual airline in 2016 by air travel intelligence company OAG in its annual ranking of on-time performance for all global airlines and airports.
Hawaiian Airlines provides daily non-stop service to Hawai´i from 11 gateway cities in North America using Airbus A330-200 and Boeing 767-300 aircraft. It also operates approximately 160 daily flights between the Hawaiian Islands using Boeing 717-200 aircraft.
Hawaiian Airlines is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA).