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

Table 1
Summary of Airline On-Time Performance Year-to-date through December 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 5,327,435 1,039,250 827,934 91,905 10,492 78.57 19.51 15.54 1.73 0.20
1996 5,351,983 1,220,045 973,948 128,536 14,121 74.54 22.80 18.20 2.40 0.26
1997 5,411,843 1,083,834 846,870 97,763 12,081 77.94 20.03 15.65 1.81 0.22
1998 5,384,721 1,070,071 870,395 144,509 13,161 77.20 19.87 16.16 2.68 0.24
1999 5,527,884 1,152,725 937,273 154,311 13,555 76.11 20.85 16.96 2.79 0.25
2000 5,683,047 1,356,040 1,131,663 187,490 14,254 72.59 23.86 19.91 3.30 0.25
2001 5,967,780 1,104,439 953,808 231,198 12,909 77.40 18.51 15.98 3.87 0.22
2002 5,271,359 868,225 717,368 65,143 8,356 82.14 16.47 13.61 1.24 0.16
2003 6,488,540 1,057,804 834,390 101,469 11,381 81.96 16.30 12.86 1.56 0.18
2004 7,129,270 1,421,391 1,187,594 127,757 13,784 78.08 19.94 16.66 1.79 0.19
2005 7,140,596 1,466,065 1,279,404 133,730 14,028 77.40 20.53 17.92 1.87 0.20
2006 7,141,922 1,615,537 1,424,777 121,934 16,186 75.45 22.62 19.95 1.71 0.23
2007 7,455,458 1,804,028 1,572,978 160,809 17,182 73.42 24.20 21.10 2.16 0.23
2008 7,009,726 1,524,735 1,327,198 137,432 17,265 76.04 21.75 18.93 1.96 0.25
2009 6,450,285 1,218,288 1,084,290 89,377 15,463 79.49 18.89 16.81 1.39 0.24

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