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SAS continues to achieve world-class punctuality

February 21, 2013 13:34

Scandinavian Airlines, SAS, continues to achieve world-class punctuality. According to independent source FlightStats, 87.91% of all SAS flights landed on time in 2012. This puts SAS in second place in the “Major European Airlines” category and in third place in “Major International Airlines”. StarAlliancewas also in second place in the new “AirlineAlliance” category.“Although SAS did not finish in first place this year, we have still achieved a fantastic result and I am proud of all our staff, who work hard every day to make sure we provide our customers with good punctuality. Hard work month after month, commitment and focus make us one of the world’s most punctual airlines, which is something we are very pleased about,” says Flemming Jensen, Vice President Operations at SAS, who also congratulates the winners of each category.

Japan Airlines took first place among “Major International Airlines” and LOTwas the most punctual in the “Major European Airlines” category. Aegean Airlines had the best punctuality among smaller regional airlines inEurope.

“The FlightStats results clearly show that we offer our customers world-class punctuality and we have now set our sights on achieving first place in 2013,” says Flemming Jensen.

For further information, please contact:

Malin Selander
SAS Press Officer,Sweden
Telephone: +46 70997 4065
E-mail: malin.selander@sas.seSAS is Scandinavia’s leading airline with daily flights to destinations in Europe, USA and Asia. SAS is a member of Star Alliance ™ ( and, together with 26 partners we offer over 1300 destinations worldwide inmore than 190 countries. For more information, visit

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