Get the most out of your Memorial Day flight

Set your sights on the skies.

An airplane takes off from Portland International Airport with a snowcapped Mount Hood in the background.

Busy travel periods like Memorial Day are when PDX earns its soaring reputation.

Photo via Port of Portland

Looking to get away this weekend? You’re in luck — a new report from Price4Limo ranked Portland International Airport No. 12 for on-time flight departures on Memorial Day weekends, with 87% of flights leaving on time.

If you’re traveling this weekend, here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Hawaiian Airlines tends to be the most punctual, with only 9% of flights being delayed.
  • Price4Limo’s report showed Allegiant Air as the most frequently delayed, with 22% of its flights leaving later than expected.
  • Leave on Saturday if possible, when 86% of flights make it out on time.
  • Consider delaying your return trip until Tuesday — Monday is the worst travel day for the weekend, with 21% of flights delayed.
  • If you’re delayed, don’t panic — over the past five years, only 2% of flights have been completely canceled.

Check out our complete guide to PDX before you travel.

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