Table 1-57. Flight Operations Arriving On Time by the Largest U.S. Air Carriersa (Percent)

Table 1-57. Flight Operations Arriving On Time by the Largest U.S. Air Carriersa (Percent)

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
On-time flight operations 79.4 82.5 82.3 81.6 81.5 78.6 74.5 77.7 77.2 76.1

a Data include nonstop, scheduled service between points within the United States (including territories) by the 10  largest U.S. air carriers, i.e., those with at least 1% of the total domestic scheduled service passenger revenues (Alaska, America West, American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, Southwest, TWA, United, and US Airways).

NOTES: A flight is considered on time if it arrived less than 15 minutes after the scheduled time shown in the carriers' Computerized Reservations Systems. Canceled and diverted operations are counted as late.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, Air Travel Consumer Report (Washington, DC:  Annual compilation, February), table 1a, 12-month column.