HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A report by the US Department of Transportation named Hawaiian Airlines as the nation's top carrier for punctuality in 2015 for the 12th consecutive year.
Hawaiian Airlines averaged an 88.4 percent on-time performance rating in 2015, earning the top ranking in nine of the 12 months and exceeding the industry average for the year by 8.5 percentage points.
For December, Hawaiian Airlines ranked first for flight arrivals, recording a 93 percent on-time performance rating. The carrier also ranked first in fewest flight cancellations with 0.1 percent, or only five cancellations out of 6,260 flights.
"We have more than 5,500 employees at Hawaiian Airlines, and it's thanks to their commitment and hard work that we have led the nation in on time performance every year since 2004," said Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian Airlines' president and chief executive officer.
The DOT's monthly Air Travel Consumer Report ranking the nation's 16 largest air carriers is available online here.