Canada’s two biggest airlines have seen a far higher proportion of their flights delayed this summer than many of their American peers, according to figures from an aviation data firm.
Overall, only half of Air Canada’s 31,168 flights were on time between June 19 and July 16, statistics provided by Cirium reveal.
In comparison, 64 percent of WestJet’s 14,998 flights touched down late.
Flights are considered on time if they reach the airport within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival time.
The numbers contrast with on-time performances that range between 68 percent and 83 percent for the five biggest airlines in the United States.
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