Nearly all of departures from Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Louisville Muhammad Ali Worldwide Airport (SDF) ran on time in July, based on a brand new federal report, regardless of industry-wide staffing and plane shortages.

Simply over 81% of exits from LEX have been on time in July, based on the federal Workplace of Aviation Shopper Safety’s newest Air Journey Shopper Report. The report thought of a flight “on-time” if it operated inside quarter-hour of its scheduled time.

It mentioned 81.2% of exits from LEX have been on time in July, whereas 76.6% of arrivals to the airport have been on time. The airport reported 687 arrivals and 686 departures in July.

SDF had an on-time arrival charge of 68.1%, and 76.2% of exits from SDF have been on time. SDF reported 1,953 arrivals and 1,951 departures in July.

Which airline has the very best charge of on-time arrivals?

LEX affords flights via American Airways, Delta and United. Right here’s how the airways stacked up for on-time arrivals within the Workplace of Aviation Shopper Safety’s report:

  1. Alaska Airways Community (82.6% on-time arrival charge)

  2. Hawaiian Airways (80.7%)

  3. Delta Air Strains Community (80%)

  4. Spirit Airways (78.8%)

  5. United Airways Community (78.4%)

  6. American Airways Community (72.7%)

  7. Frontier Airways (72.5%)

  8. Southwest Airways (69.1%)

  9. JetBlue Airways (67.4%)

  10. Allegiant Air (60.9%)

The networks embody branded codeshare companions.

Whereas American Airways Community was nearer to the center of the rating for on-time arrivals, the service got here in final place for the speed of luggage mishandled. Right here’s the luggage dealing with rating, from the bottom portion of luggage mishandled to the very best:

  1. Allegiant Air (0.17 baggage mishandled per 100 enplaned)

  2. Hawaiian Airways (0.28)

  3. Frontier Airways (0.44)

  4. Delta Air Strains Community (0.48)

  5. Spirit Airways (0.53)

  6. Southwest Airways (0.59)

  7. Alaska Airways Community (0.6)

  8. United Airways Community (0.62)

  9. JetBlue Airways (0.69)

  10. American Airways Community (0.95)

Methods to keep away from journey delays at airports

Journey firm AAA affords tricks to vacationers on the right way to keep away from flight delays. Greatest practices embody reserving flights departing earlier within the day, giving your self ample time (not less than an hour) to make connections and planning to reach at your vacation spot sooner than needed in case you’re delayed.

Airports are usually much less busy on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, AAA says, so it might assist to e book journey on these days if it really works along with your schedule.

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