Is United often delayed?

The United States' largest airline paid a record fine for subjecting passengers to 25 flights in a row. tarmac delays. It fell from an 85% on-time record in 2010 to just 75% in 2019.

Why does United cancel so many flights?

Experts say that the cancellation is a combination of things Staffing shortages and air traffic control problems are the main issues Several airlines have trimmed their summer schedules in order to avoid more problems.