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Table 1 Summary of Airline On-Time Performance Year-to-date through September 2009

Table 1
Summary of Airline On-Time Performance Year-to-date through September 2009

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 4,010,639 748,087 584,346 68,054 7,835 79.46 18.65 14.57 1.70 0.20
1996 4,004,321 901,077 718,614 98,712 10,467 74.77 22.50 17.95 2.47 0.26
1997 4,068,967 810,654 635,712 75,288 9,427 78.00 19.92 15.62 1.85 0.23
1998 4,035,140 818,837 662,467 120,375 10,079 76.47 20.29 16.42 2.98 0.25
1999 4,124,696 897,196 725,454 128,768 11,298 74.85 21.75 17.59 3.12 0.27
2000 4,248,997 986,719 817,661 137,609 11,046 73.28 23.22 19.24 3.24 0.26
2001 4,676,729 905,726 771,347 215,518 10,894 75.79 19.37 16.49 4.61 0.23
2002 3,982,620 661,142 548,537 49,563 6,449 81.99 16.60 13.77 1.24 0.16
2003 4,852,504 771,565 611,391 77,339 8,850 82.32 15.90 12.60 1.59 0.18
2004 5,327,892 1,045,313 864,048 96,621 10,500 78.37 19.62 16.22 1.81 0.20
2005 5,409,403 1,105,528 963,246 106,918 11,270 77.38 20.44 17.81 1.98 0.21
2006 5,339,249 1,178,352 1,048,767 82,883 12,491 76.14 22.07 19.64 1.55 0.23
2007 5,603,935 1,364,612 1,195,992 125,649 13,783 73.16 24.35 21.34 2.24 0.25
2008 5,385,293 1,200,649 1,046,980 111,948 13,107 75.38 22.29 19.44 2.08 0.24
2009 4,879,677 916,979 810,129 66,642 12,205 79.59 18.79 16.60 1.37 0.25

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)
2009: 19