by By Hunter R. Slaton | September 16, 2009

According to the latest Air Travel Consumer Report, published last week by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation's Bureau of Travel Statistics, U.S. airlines had a 77.6 percent on-time arrival rate in July, improving on both June 2009's rate (76.1 percent) and July 2008 (75.7 percent). The top three prompt carriers for July were Hawaiian Airlines (93.6 percent), Alaska Airlines (87.2 percent) and SkyWest Airlines (83.6 percent). The bottom three were Comair (63.6 percent), Atlantic Southeast Airlines (68.3 percent) and AirTran Airways (69.8 percent).