Southwest Finishes Dead Last In On-Time Arrivals

Among the biggest domestic carriers, Southwest finished at the bottom of the heap in on-time arrivals for September, according to Flightstats. This is surprising as the carrier usually performs well. Here are the overall rankings for the big birds:

Alaska Airlines – 89.55%
United Airlines – 88.93%
US Airways – 86.63%
Continental Airline – 85.62%
American Airlines – 81.78%
Delta – 80.98%
Jet Blue – 78.56%
Southwest Airlines – 78.5%

A Southwest spokesman told the Chicago Sun-Times, “It’s a disturbing trend, and I can assure you our guys are on it.”

Southwest Airlines is dead last in on-time arrivals [Chicago Sun-Times] (Thanks to Thom!)
SMOOTH SAILING IN SEPTEMBER – ON-TIME ARRIVALS AT 82.6% [Flightstats]