Delta is named as the world’s most on-time airline by FlightGlobal Incorporating FlightStats,
FlightGlobal Incorporating FlightStats, a leader in aviation and air travel data services, has named Delta as the world’s most on-time airline – the first US-based airline to win the global airline category in the 9th Annual Airline OPS (On-Time Performance Service) Awards. The Service Awards 2017 based on tracking of about 99,000 flights and comprehensive analysis of corroborated flight status and arrival data from over 600 global sources.
Delta has shown a very strong performance in 2017, achieving an 85.9 on-time percentage. During a 9-day period in November, including the US Thanksgiving holiday, the data shows that the airline cancelled only one of 23,485 flights.
FlightGlobal is a strategic partner of IATA, the association of world airlines and is recognized as the Aircraft Appraiser of the Year, an Aviation 100 Award.