Sri Lankan Airlines named World’s Most Punctual Airline in Sept.
Posted on October 6th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia

Colombo, Oct 5 ( – Sri Lanka’s national air carrier, Sri Lankan Airlines, was named the ‘World’s Most Punctual Airline’ in September by global flight data analysis company ‘Flightstats’, a statement from the airline said here Friday.

Sri Lankan airlines was selected under the key categories of ‘Global Airlines’ and ‘Major Airlines’.

According to data analysed by Flightstats,  91.37 percent of Sri Lankan Airlines flights in September were on time.

In the ‘Global Airlines’ category, Sri Lankan’s punctuality was ahead of the U.S. based carrier, Delta Airlines, that ranked in second place with 86.74 percent flights on time, while third place went to Japanese airline ANA with 86.61 percent flights on time.

Sri Lankan Airlines named World’s Most Punctual Airline in Sept.

In the ‘Major Airlines’ category, Sri Lankan was ahead of India’s IndiGo that was in second place with 86.92 percent of flights being on time.

Sri Lankan Airlines said that Flightstats had analysed data of 41 carriers from Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East, and South America, including most of the world’s largest and most prestigious airlines.

Sri Lankan’s consistently high level of on-time performance is the result of a structured process that monitors and co-ordinates the performance of all departments and individual staff members responsible for various aspects of its operations,” the airline said.

The degree of attention given for punctuality monitoring is infallibly high with zero tolerance for slips in the process,” the airline added.

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