Flying during holidays? Best and worst airlines

WASHINGTON — If your holiday flight on Frontier Airlines hasn’t been on time, you are not alone.

Frontier has the worst on-time arrival performance at Thanksgiving and Christmas, with only a 65.8 percent on-time rate, according to Forbes, which looked airline performance during the past three years during the holidays.

At the top of the list with the best arrival times is Hawaiian Airlines. The airline had 90.8 percent of its flights arrive on time during Thanksgiving and the Christmas-New Year’s period.

Best Airlines and the percentage of time flights arrive on time

5. American Airlines — 78.3 percent

4. Virgin America — 81.5 percent

3. Alaska Airlines — 83.5 percent

2. Delta Air Lines — 84.3 percent

1. Hawaiian Airlines — 90.8 percent

Worst Airlines  and the percentage of time flights arrive on time

(tied for 5) SkyWest — 72.7 percent

(tied for 5) Jet Blue Airways — 72.7 percent

3. ExpressJet — 72.2 percent

2. Envoy Air — 68 percent

1. Frontier Airlines — 65.8 percent

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