Mesa Airlines Ranked Number One in On-Time Arrivals for Regional Carriers

June 12, 2018

PHOENIX--()--Mesa Airlines is pleased to announce the carrier’s No. 1 ranking among regional airlines in on-time arrivals for March 2018. The Department of Transportation (DOT) Air Travel Consumer Report shows performance numbers for all commercial carriers, where Mesa was reported to have 84.8% of on-time arrivals. Mesa ranked first among all regionals and fifth overall in on-time arrivals, ahead of most major carriers. In addition, the carrier was ranked second among all regionals in total completion factor.

“We are pleased to see the DOT Air Travel Consumer Report reflect the hard work and dedication of our employees, who work each day to provide the best possible service to our partners and our customers,” said Jonathan Ornstein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mesa Airlines. “We would also like to thank our partners at American and United for their continued support of our operation,” said Ornstein.

About Mesa Airlines

A multiple-time recipient of Air Transport World’s Regional Airline of the Year Award, Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines operates as American Eagle from Phoenix and Dallas/Fort Worth and as United Express from Washington Dulles and Houston. Founded on a mesa in New Mexico in 1982 by Larry and Janie Risley, Mesa currently operates 145 aircraft, with more than 600 daily system departures to 107 cities, 38 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, Mexico, and The Bahamas. The Company currently has approximately 3,100 employees. For more information, go to or find us on Facebook


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Corporate Communications