Alaska Airlines was the best among all lUS airlines for flight completions in August. According to the Department of Transportation, just 0.4% of Alaska Airlines’ flights were canceled. For on-time arrivals, Alaska Airlines had an impressive 80.6% on-time arrival rate, rating third after Hawaiian and Delta.
For all airlines, the first eight months of the year was good for low numbers of canceled flights: From January through August, 1.7% of flights had been canceled, far below the 3.0% cancellation rate for the first eight months of last year and the 2.3% cancellation rate for first eight months of pre-pandemic 2019.
Highest Marketing Carrier On-Time Arrival Rates August 2023
- Hawaiian Airlines – 82.1%
- Delta Air Lines Network – 81.3%
- Alaska Airlines Network – 80.6%
Lowest Marketing Carrier On-Time Arrival Rates August 2023
- JetBlue Airways – 61.6%
- Frontier Airlines – 62.1%
- Spirit Airlines – 65.6%
August 2023 Flight Cancellations
In August 2023, reporting marketing carriers canceled 1.5% of their scheduled domestic flights, lower than the rate 2.5% in both July 2023 and in 2.5% in August 2022. The year-to-date cancellation rate for 2023 is 1.7%.
Lowest Marketing Carrier Rates of Canceled Flights August 2023
- Alaska Airlines Network – 0.4%
- Allegiant Air – 1.0%
- United Airlines Network – 1.1%
Highest Marketing Carrier Rates of Canceled Flights August 2023
- Frontier Airlines – 5.0%
- JetBlue Airways – 2.9%
- Southwest Airlines – 1.6%