OAG published its traditional annual report on air operations throughout 2019 and found that Copa Airlines and Latam are among the five most punctual airlines in the world. Indonesia’s Garuda was ranked first in the overall ranking after recording 95.01% punctuality, ie up to 15 minutes behind schedule.
The vice-leadership was close to the World Cup, which registered 92.01% punctuality. Latam was 86.41% ahead of international giants such as Delta, American, United, Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and Air China.
Among the companies considered low cost, the champion was the Japanese Skymark Airlines. The Chilean Sky Airline, which already operates routes to Brazil, was in fourth place, with 83.42% punctuality. Brazilian Azul and Gol were 9th and 18th, respectively.
Check out the rankings released by OAG below:
- GENERAL RANKING:
- MEGA AIR RANKING
- LOW COSTS RANKING
In 1929 OAG started out as the Official Aviation Guide. According to their website, their mission, then and now, is to help the air travel ecosystem thrive by capturing the power of its data. The propelling force in their industry has always been ground-breaking technology.
Today’s complex and competitive industry is their biggest adventure yet. With thousands of airlines and airports serving billions of travelers, the pressure is on all sides: passenger demand, consumer expectations, regulatory complexity, the experience economy and the drive for personalization.