Cirium: Might On-Time Efficiency Drops

Cirium: Might On-Time Efficiency Drops

Cirium: Might On-Time Efficiency Drops

After rebounding in April, the Might on-time efficiency for North American carriers once more reversed course, dropping 5.3 share factors month over month to 74.4 p.c, in accordance with the most recent report from aviation analytics firm Cirium. 

Every of the ten carriers within the report posted a decline from April, and not one of the North American carriers positioned amongst Cirium’s international high 10 airways for on-time efficiency.

Delta Air Strains remained in first place in North America with a Might on-time efficiency of 81 p.c, adopted by Alaska Airways at 79 p.c and WestJet at 77.6 p.c. It is the second month in a row that WestJet, which usually comes within the backside half of measured carriers, landed among the many high three performers.

The service with the most important common month-over-month decline was American Airways, down 10.2 share factors, which positioned it because the second-lowest performing airline in North America for Might. Spirit declined 9.2 share factors, and Southwest dropped 8.2 share factors. 

The carriers with the bottom declines had been Air Canada at 1.2 share factors under its April common and Alaska, down 1.4 share factors.

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2024-05 Cirium On-Time

North American carriers in Might canceled 11,491 flights, not fairly double the 6,217 flights canceled in April. 

Completion elements for North American carriers principally held regular, with Alaska and JetBlue every at 99.61 p.c and Delta at 99.6 p.c. 

A flight is taken into account on time if the plane arrives on the gate inside quarter-hour of its scheduled arrival time.

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