Thursday, September 28, 2023

Iberia and Iberia Express, the most punctual airlines in Europe this summer

According to the consulting firm Cirium, Iberia and Iberia Express were the most punctual airlines in Europe in their category in July and August, respectively.

Specifically, Iberia achieved a punctuality rate of 85.76% on the 15,237 flights operated in the eighth month of the year. Following on the list of the most punctual airlines are Norwegian Air Shuttle (84.61%), Austrian (81.09%), Air Europa (80.42%), Finnair (80.39%), Norwegian Air Sweden (80.26%) ), LOT Polish Airlines (79.50%). ), Vueling (79.21%), Icelandair (78.27%) and KLM (75.85%).

This percentage of on-time performance even improves on the result from July, the month in which the airline was ranked as the most punctual in Europe and seventh in the world. In August, Iberia ranked third globally behind Avianca (86.86%) and Qatar Airways (85.77%).

Iberia Express is the European low-cost operator with the best punctuality rate, achieving 88.70% on the 3,792 flights operated in August. Globally, it ranks second behind Safair (93.13%).

The Iberia Group highlighted in a press release that this recognition is “particularly relevant” considering that it is peak season, affected by strikes and operational problems at some European airports.

In the words of Iberia Express Production Manager Fernando Ortiz: “Achieving this recognition in the middle of peak season requires the coordinated work of all departments and crews, as well as the commitment to service of everyone on our team.” Customers and commitment to the highest Quality standards.

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