Aeroflot was the world’s most on-time mainline airline in 2019, corporate website reported with reference to the annual On-Time Performance (OTP) Review by Cirium, the leading travel data and analytics provider. According to the review, 86.7% of the Russian flag carrier’s flights operated on-time last year. As well as topping the global category, Aeroflot was also named the most punctual airline in Europe during the year.
Aeroflot has established itself as a leading global airline in terms of operational efficiency, and regularly ranks among the world’s most punctual airlines. In 2019 the Russian flag carrier was the only Russian airline and the largest in Europe to be awarded a five-star rating for punctuality by OAG, the leading flight data and analytics agency.
The OTP review, which Cirium has published for 11 years, ranks the top ten most on-time airlines and airports globally, by size and region. It is based on 600 data sources, including almost every airline around the world, and tracks more than 100K flights a day. Cirium’s data analysts process more than 15 mio updates daily. The Cirium OTP Review named Sheremetyevo International Airport, Aeroflot’s Moscow home airport and major hub, as the world’s most punctual airport, with 95.01% of flights departing on time, ahead of Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (92.52%) and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (91.04%).