The overall on-time arrival performance for US domestic scheduled flights in August was 77.7%, improving on July by 2.1 points, but falling below last August’s on-time performance by 1.1 point, according to the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Air Travel Consumer Report and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). On-time arrivals year-to-date stands at 74.8%, the sixth-lowest January-August period in 20 years of record-keeping, and the worst since 2008. ...

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