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Alitalia confirms itself as most punctual airline in the world in the first 4 months of 2019

With 89 per cent of flights landed on schedule, Alitalia has confirmed itself as the most punctual airline in the world in the first 4 months of 2019.

According to FlightStats, the authoritative US independent society which every month drafts the list of the major airlines in the world for on-time performance, comparing the data of equivalent airlines for size and network, Alitalia performed an excellent on-time index in April too.

The analysis performed by FlightStats reported that, in April, Alitalia has ranked most punctual airline in Europe and at third place globally, with 87.5 per cent of flights landed on schedule. The Alitalia’s on-time performance index was 9 percentage points higher than the average punctuality index of world airlines (78.5%). Furthermore, Alitalia was the only European airline in the top-5 of most punctual airlines in the world.

FlightStats is one of the few data service companies that monitors almost every flight operated by each airline. FlighStats follows the “A14” on-time performance method, monitoring flights which arrive at the gate less than 15 minutes after the scheduled arrival time.

For the full April 2019 report by Flightstats, visit: https://www.flightstats.com/v2/monthly-performance-reports/airlines.