Three Latin American airlines are among the most punctual in the world, and one of them is number one, according to the OAG annual report: Copa Airlines operated in 2018 with 89.79% of punctuality and was ranked first among airlines in general, while Airlines reached 85.60% and the low cost Blue Linhas Aéreas 85.21 percent.
The global air navigation consultancy, which takes its name from the old Official guide to aviation, provides services to all commercial airlines, airports and government agencies in the world. It also produces statistics, such as the ones most coveted by industry: Top 20 punctuality of different companies.
O 2019 OAG list takes second place, behind the World Cup, for the airline that was number one in the previous evaluation, airBaltic, with a punctuality of 89.17%; follow him Hong Kong Airlines (88.11%), Hawaiian Airlines (87.52%), Bangkok Airways (87.16%), Qantas Airways (85.65%), LATAM, Blue, Qatar Airways KLM (84.52%) among the top 10
The definition of punctuality of the OAG 15-minute limit before or after the scheduled time of departure or departure of commercial flights; Also takes into account cancellations. It measures the performance of airlines in general at 20 mega low cost and those who belong to the same region. To participate, companies must submit information of at least 80% of their flights total costs at airports have a minimum of 2.5 million take-offs per day.
The new report was drawn up on the basis of analysis of 57 million flight records made by 250 airlines between January 1 and December 31, 2018. "The Cup reaches the first place with a performance of 89.79% of punctuality," explained the text. "Located fourth in 2018, the airline has improved by 3 percentage points."
He also emphasized that "Fifth, Bangkok showed dramatic improvement in punctuality, which increased from 77.58% last year to 87.16%. "The document added that" other airlines that have important annual improvement, and that's why they appear in the Top 20 of this year, they are LATAM, which is in seventh place, and KLM, now in tenth place. These airlines were in the posts 36 and 30, respectively, last year. "
The 5 most meticulous airlines:
LATAM (with a punctuality of 85.60%)
All Nippon Airways (84.43%)
Japan Airlines (83.99%)
Delta Air Lines (83.08%)
Alaska Airlines (82.61%)
The 5 lowest point cost:
Jetstar Asia (84.13%)
The 10 most punctual Latin American airlines:
Avianca Brasil (81.15%)
Aerolineas Argentinas (80,51%)
Sky Airline (79.89%)
GOL Linhas Aéreas (79.70%)
Caribbean Airlines (79.24%)