28 February 2014
FlightStats Inc. said it has named Alaska Airlines the No. 1 on-time major carrier in North America for the fourth year in a row.
No other North American airline has received the prestigious award more times since the Portland, Ore.-based company launched its on-time awards program in 2009.
Alaska´s on-time average for the 172,582 flights it operated in 2013 was 87.08 percent. Average on-time performance among North American carriers was 79.16 percent.
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Its website is at www.alaskaair.com.
FlightStats is a provider of data services and applications to the travel industry and traveling public. Its website is at www.flightstats.com.