The 10 Most Punctual Airlines in the World

by Julie on March 15, 2010

And the most punctual airline is...

Delays are one of travelers’ biggest complaints but these ten airlines were the most punctual last year, with the fewest delays in arrivals and departures, according to FlightStats. So if vacation flight delays seriously bug you, get yourself on one of these airlines;

10. British European, formerly known as Jersey European (UK)
2009 flights: 128,360
On time (less than 15 minutes late): 82.64%
15-29 minutes late: 6.87%
30-44 minutes late: 2.93%
More than 44 minutes late: 5.96%
9. Lufthansa (Germany)
2009 flights: 386,205
On time (less than 15 minutes late): 83.21%
15-29 minutes late: 8.90%
30-44 minutes late: 3.22%
More than 44 minutes late: 3.59%
8. Qantas (Australia)
2009 flights: 153,816
On time (less than 15 minutes late): 83.90%
15-29 minutes late: 8.33%
30-44 minutes late: 2.88%
More than 44 minutes late: 4.26%
7. Chautauqua Airlines (USA) – (Regional carrier for American, Continental, Delta, Midwest, US Air and United)
2009 flights: 171,026
On time (less than 15 minutes late): 84.60%
15-29 minutes late: 5.35%
30-44 minutes late: 2.59%
More than 44 minutes late: 6.23%
6. Air Nostrum (Spain)
2009 flights: 119,549
On time (less than 15 minutes late): 85.80%
15-29 minutes late: 8.11%
30-44 minutes late: 2.61%
More than 44 minutes late: 3.31%
5. Horizon Air (USA)
2009 flights: 142,094
On time (less than 15 minutes late): 85.88%
15-29 minutes late: 5.72%
30-44 minutes late: 2.43%
More than 44 minutes late: 3.76%
4. Korean Air Lines (Korea)
2009 flights: 133,662
On time (less than 15 minutes late): 88.61%
15-29 minutes late: 6.20%
30-44 minutes late: 1.95%
More than 44 minutes late: 2.22%
3. SAS (Sweden)
2009 flights: 158,572
On time (less than 15 minutes late): 89.11%
15-29 minutes late: 5.87%
30-44 minutes late: 1.91%
More than 44 minutes late: 2.31%
2. ANA (Japan)
2009 flights: 130,852
On time (less than 15 minutes late): 90.37%
15-29 minutes late: 6.58%
30-44 minutes late: 1.53%
More than 44 minutes late: 1.22%
1. Japan Airlines (Japan)
2009 flights: 216,478
Less than 15 minutes late: 90.95%
15-29 minutes late: 5.70%
30-44 minutes late: 1.31%
More than 44 minutes late: 1.41%

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