For those whose main goal is getting from here to there on schedule, then on-time performance record of airlines and airports is key.OAG has just released its punctuality report for 2016 and it shows that, Hawaiian Airlines was the most punctual airline, with an average on-time performance (OTP) of 89.9%. That is up from 9th place in 2015 for Hawaiian Airlines/
Among North American airlines, this year Alaska Airlines came in 2nd behind Hawaiian, with an average OTP of 86.05%, and Delta Air Lines finished 3rd, with an average OTP of 84.3%.
United Airlines overtook American Airlines this year, jumping up three spots in the rankings to sixth place with an OTP of 80%. American Airlines fell to 8th place out of 10.