AUSTIN (KXAN) — Last year, one in five flights in the US was delayed, according to federal data. But some airports have seen more travel headaches than others.
Data from the Ministry of Transport’s Bureau of Transport Statistics (BTS) shows which airlines and airports have the most delays and cancellations.
BTS uses arrival flights when reporting flight delays and cancellations. Your flight will be considered delayed if you arrive at the gate more than 15 minutes after your scheduled arrival time.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
For most months of 2022, AUS confirmed that over 70% of inbound flights arrived at the gate on time. It dropped to 66% in December as Southwest Airlines took a hit. thousands of delays and cancellations Nationwide.
7% of all flights scheduled to arrive in Austin in December have been cancelled. Southwest Airlines, in particular, canceled 13.5% of his scheduled flights to Austin.
February was the month with the most cancellations, at about 8%. winter storm It brought snow, sleet and freezing rain to Austin.
Over the year, 75% of flights to AUS arrived on time in 2022. This is the lowest number since at least 2004, according to BTS data.
Unsurprisingly, 2020 saw the most cancellations due to the suspension of air travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. About 7% of all scheduled flights to Austin that year were cancelled.
Looking at individual airlines, JetBlue Airways had the most delays at AUS last year. More than a third of all JetBlue flights that arrived were delayed by at least 15 minutes. In other words, only 59% of flights arrived on time.
Delta has the best on-time performance in AUS, with 79.6% of flights arriving on time in 2022. Alaska Airlines and United Airlines were close behind with 79.3% and 79.1% respectively.
Including regional airlines and subsidiary airlines, Endeavor Airlines had the highest on-time performance rate at 86%. The airline is owned by Delta and operates as Delta Connection.
Republic Airways, which operates flights as American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express, is Austin’s top offender for the most canceled flights, with 8.6% of all arrivals canceled in 2022. LCC Allegiant Airlines has canceled about 4% of its scheduled flights. Arrive in Austin.
Hawaiian Airlines was the only airline to report no flight cancellations in 2022. All 158 scheduled flights arrived in Austin, 71.5% of which were on time.
Airports in Texas
BTS tracks arrival data for 26 airports across Texas, from major hubs like Dallas/Fort Worth and George Bush Intercontinental in Houston to regional airports like Lubbock and Abilene.
Dallas Love Field experienced the most delays, with 23% of incoming flights delayed by at least 15 minutes. An additional 3.8% of flights were canceled during the year. In December alone, Southwest Airlines, which operates a hub at the DAL, canceled 17.5% of its arrivals.
El Paso International Airport will have 22.8% of its arrivals delayed in 2022, with McAllen-Miller International and Austin-Bergstrom having the third-highest rate of delayed flights among Texas airports at 22.5%.
Longview’s Victoria Airport and East Texas Regional Airport had the lowest delays, at less than 10% each.
In terms of cancellations, Wichita Falls has the most, with 5.4% of inbound flights canceled in 2022. Both Abilene and Del Rio had less than 2% of his arrival flight cancellations.
Out of over 5.1 million flights, 1,376,798 flights will be delayed nationwide in 2022, according to BTS data. This represents approximately 20.5% of all scheduled domestic flights. During that time, 181,286 games were canceled, about 2.7% of the total.
Florida is particularly prone to delays, with 6 of the top 10 airports having the slowest arrivals. West Palm Beach is the worst offender, with 3 out of 10 flights arriving at least 15 minutes late in 2022.
Fort Myers, FL and Buffalo, NY had the highest numbers of canceled arrivals, each accounting for 5.5% of all flights. New York’s LaGuardia Airport was his third, the only airport with more than 5% of flights canceled.
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Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport will be the nation’s busiest airport with over 300,000 domestic arrivals in 2022. About 82% of them arrived on time.
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