Flightstats recognizes SriLankan Airlines as world's most punctual airline

SriLankan Airlines has announced flight data analysis company Flightstats has named the airline as the world´s most punctual airline for the month of September 2018, the company said.

Flightstats reported 91.37% of SriLankan Airlines´ flights in September 2018 were on time according.

Flightstats analysed data of 41 carriers in the category of ´Global Airlines´ across every continent – Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East, and South America — including most of the world´s largest and most prestigious airlines. Airlines are categorized among four categories — the others being Regional Airlines and Low Cost Carriers — with some airlines appearing in more than one category.

In the ´Global Airlines´ category, SriLankan´s punctuality ahead of Delta Airlines that was in second place with 86.74% flights on time, while third place went to the Japanese airline ANA with 86.61% of flights on time.

In the ´Major Airlines´ category, SriLankan was easily ahead of India´s IndiGo that was in second place with 86.92% of flights being on time, and ANA which was third.

SriLankan Airlines is Sri Lanka´s National Carrier, which holds a Four Star Rating from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). The airline operates a route network of 114 cities in 48 countries from its hub in Colombo.