Thanks to FlightStats, we now know how international airlines rank when it comes to departing on-time and cancellations.
The airline with the most delays? Air Canada took the cake, with almost 40% of its flights being delayed. Really? It’s shocking you can still be in business when you fail almost half the time. The best airline with more than 90% of its flights leaving on-time was Japan Airlines.
Check out some of the best and worst rankings below, along with the FlightStats chart which lays all the rankings out. Unfortunately, quality of service and comfort were not taken into account.
Best Major International Airline: Japan Airlines (90.35% on-time performance)
Runners up: Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways
Lowest Global Cancellations: All Nippon Airways (0.22% cancellations)
Runners up: El Al Airlines, Emirates
Best North American Major Airline: Alaska Airlines (87.26% on-time performance)
Runners up: AirTran, Delta
Best European Major Airline: LOT Polish Airlines (89.35% on-time performance)
Runners up: Aer Lingus, Finnair
Best South American Major Airline: Azul (80.04% on-time performance)
Runners up: Copa Airlines, Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes
Best Asian Major Airline: Japan Airlines (90.35% on-time performance)
Runners up: All Nippon Airways, Korean Air