Delta is the world’s best-performing airline by Cirium

Delta world’s best-performing airline by Cirium

Delta Air Lines is this year’s winner of the Platinum Award. It is the world’s best-performing airline when considering on-time performance, operational complexity and its ability to limit the impact of flight disruption to its passengers by aviation analytics firm Cirium.

Cirium’s airline on-time performance analysis shows 88% of Delta’s flights nationwide arrive on time in September.

Cirium’s new annual award is presented to an airline with outstanding performance considering the complexity of the airline’s operation, the volume of flights, diversity of its network and other key operational factors. 

“This honour is the direct result of the work and dedication of Delta people throughout the year,” said CEO Ed Bastian. “I could not be more proud of the Delta family.”

All Nippon Airways (ANA) got 1st Spot in the most on-time Global Airlines – Mainline, followed by Japan Airlines (JAL) which comes on 2nd spot. The analysis platform Cirium confirms the airline’s excellence in its recently published on-time performance report.

The most on-time Global Airlines – Mainline

Airlines according to RankOn-Time Arrivals
(NH) ANA
95.28%
(JL) JAL
93.85%
(IB) Iberia
91.74%
(SU) Aeroflot
90.95%
(KL) KLM
88.25%
(DL) Delta Air Lines
88.05%
(AV) SA AVIANCA
86.69%
(AA) American Airlines
81.79%
(S7) S7 Airlines
80.99%
(AF) Air France80.66%

The most on-time Asia Pacific Airlines – Mainline

Airlines according to Rank On-Time Arrivals
(NH) ANA 95.04%
(JL) JAL 94.13%
(VA) Virgin Australia 88.07%
(QF) Qantas 87.85%
(NZ) Air New Zealand 87.79%
(6E) IndiGo 87.30%
(KE) Korean Air 86.21%
(UK) Vistara 85.79%
(EU) Chengdu Airlines 83.44%
(KY) Kunming Airlines 82.67%

The most on-time North America Airlines – Mainline

Airlines according to RankOn-Time Arrivals
(DL) Delta Air Lines87.80%
(AS) Alaska Airlines81.72%
(AA) American Airlines80.47%
(UA) United Airlines80.38%
(NK) Spirit Airlines76.33%
(F9) Frontier Airlines74.27%
(WN) Southwest Airlines71.33%
(B6) JetBlue Airways68.52%
(AC) Air Canada67.48%
(G4) Allegiant Air64.59%

The most on-time Europe Airlines – Mainline

Airlines according to RankOn-Time Arrivals
(VY) Vueling
92.13%
(I2) Iberia Express
91.81%
(DY) Norwegian Air Shuttle
91.54%
(SU) Aeroflot
91.05%
(IB) Iberia
90.30%
(EW) Eurowings
89.65%
(OS) Austrian
89.60%
(LO) LOT – Polish Airlines
87.78%
(KL) KLM
86.07%
(AZ) ITA S.p.A. 86.02%

The most on-time Latin America Airlines – Mainline

Airlines according to Rank On-Time Arrivals
(CM) Copa Airlines90.25%
(AR) Aerolineas Argentinas89.17%
(AD) Azul88.91%
(LA) LATAM Airlines88.67%
(AV) SA AVIANCA85.76%
(AM) Aeromexico73.88%
(Y4) Volaris73.14%

The most on-time Middle East & Africa Airlines – Mainline

Airlines according to Rank On-Time Arrivals

(FA) Safair  
96.44%
(RJ) Royal Jordanian
89.09%
(EK) Emirates 86.75%
(ET) Ethiopian Airlines
82.86%
(SV) Saudia
80.24%
(QR) Qatar Airways
79.80%
(ME) Middle East Airlines
71.77%
(MS) EgyptAir 62.71%

Source: Cirium
www.cirium.com

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