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SAS is Europe’s most punctual airline this summer too

August 5, 2010 17:03

SAS Scandinavian Airlines was Europe’s most punctual airline in 2009, and this summer SAS is once again Europe’s most punctual airline. In July, SAS was even the world’s most punctual airline amongst all major airlines. For May, June and July, SAS’ punctuality was superior to any other major airline in Europe.In July, SAS’ punctuality was 90.35%, resulting in 14,312 of 15,840 flights being on time. In June the punctuality was 90.62% and in May 91.30%. SAS’ punctuality was thereby superior amongst all Europe’s major airlines. Second most punctual major airline in July was KLM with 84.50%. Other airlines included Norwegian (83.25%), Air Berlin (72.58%), Ryanair (69.18%), EasyJet (52.45%) och Iberia (45.92%).

These on-time performance reports for worldwide carriers and airports are generated from FlightStats Analytics. Flightstats track the performance of over 150,000 flights per day, archive the data for analysis and publication, and provide real time flight status to millions of travelers world wide each day. For more information about Flightstats, please visit (
Flightstats includes both regional and so called “major airlines”, which includes SAS. SAS refers only to “major airlines” in order to give an accurate and realistic comparison.

As Flightstats monitors arrival punctuality, the results can differ somewhat from those in SAS’ monthly traffic reports, which focuses on departure punctuality.For more information, please contact:
SAS press office
Tel: +46 8 797 2944 

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