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

Table 1
Summary of Airline On-Time Performance Year-to-date through November 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 4,885,747 910,242 715,243 79,225 9,337 79.56 18.63 14.64 1.62 0.19
1996 4,895,986 1,081,626 855,714 116,206 12,684 75.28 22.09 17.48 2.37 0.26
1997 4,960,939 973,884 758,781 89,548 10,917 78.34 19.63 15.30 1.81 0.22
1998 4,929,622 959,617 775,126 134,609 11,626 77.57 19.47 15.72 2.73 0.24
1999 5,057,940 1,058,384 858,868 146,150 12,654 75.94 20.93 16.98 2.89 0.25
2000 5,202,009 1,206,956 999,203 158,890 12,774 73.50 23.20 19.21 3.05 0.25
2001 5,537,911 1,024,355 882,041 226,865 12,304 77.18 18.50 15.93 4.10 0.22
2002 4,844,234 784,024 643,919 57,787 7,416 82.47 16.18 13.29 1.19 0.15
2003 5,933,045 937,136 736,739 89,837 10,563 82.51 15.80 12.42 1.51 0.18
2004 6,522,539 1,267,350 1,049,745 110,653 12,403 78.68 19.43 16.09 1.70 0.19
2005 6,568,253 1,311,975 1,142,797 122,979 12,921 77.96 19.97 17.40 1.87 0.20
2006 6,537,164 1,458,409 1,281,261 103,840 14,793 75.88 22.31 19.60 1.59 0.23
2007 6,839,076 1,607,269 1,403,470 139,255 15,664 74.23 23.50 20.52 2.04 0.23
2008 6,462,885 1,356,001 1,179,290 119,640 14,800 76.94 20.98 18.25 1.85 0.23

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)