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Table 1 Summary of Airline On-Time Performance Year-to-date through August 2008

Table 1
Summary of Airline On-Time Performance Year-to-date through August 2008

Year-to-date numbers for all years

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Year Operations Late Arrivals Late Departures Cancelled Diverted Percent On-Time Arrivals Percent Late Arrivals Percent Late Departures Percent Cancelled Percent Diverted
1995 3,580,865 691,591 542,223 63,056 7,375 78.72 19.31 15.14 1.76 0.21
1996 3,565,969 816,298 656,322 90,992 9,556 74.29 22.89 18.41 2.55 0.27
1997 3,624,536 751,217 591,770 68,933 8,692 77.13 20.73 16.33 1.90 0.24
1998 3,591,239 758,881 612,953 87,482 9,426 76.17 21.13 17.07 2.44 0.26
1999 3,664,445 818,182 663,726 113,525 10,500 74.29 22.33 18.11 3.10 0.29
2000 3,785,900 896,633 744,801 127,244 10,061 72.69 23.68 19.67 3.36 0.27
2001 4,186,031 847,729 716,266 116,194 9,508 76.75 20.25 17.11 2.78 0.23
2002 3,552,624 613,533 509,187 45,877 5,935 81.27 17.27 14.33 1.29 0.17
2003 4,324,790 704,179 560,520 69,648 8,079 81.92 16.28 12.96 1.61 0.19
2004 4,742,767 970,166 799,139 78,652 9,453 77.69 20.46 16.85 1.66 0.20
2005 4,835,150 1,018,293 888,139 95,386 10,454 76.75 21.06 18.37 1.97 0.22
2006 4,754,312 1,050,452 944,118 72,933 11,254 76.13 22.09 19.86 1.53 0.24
2007 5,003,748 1,262,229 1,108,566 119,142 12,821 72.14 25.23 22.15 2.38 0.26
2008 4,844,385 1,129,500 985,720 102,035 12,388 74.32 23.32 20.35 2.11 0.26

SOURCE: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Airline On-Time Data

NOTE: The number of reporting carriers has varied as follows:
1995: 10
1996: 10
1997: 10
1998: 10
1999: 10
2000: 11
2001: 12
2001: 10
2003: 18
2004: 19
2005: 20
2006: 20
2007: 20
2008: 19 (20 through February after which Aloha Airlines ceased reporting)