The FINANCIAL -- Aeroflot has been ranked among five most punctual airlines in Europe as the result of the final selection for the 5th Annual Airline On-time Performance Service Award established by a prestigious aviation data resource Flightstats. The award is given for the best on time performance indicators in a series of operational and regional categories, according to Aeroflot.
The US-based www.flightstats.com published statistics on flight performance of world’s most significant carriers in 2013. According to this data, 82.71% of Aeroflot flights arrived on time. This indicator let Russia’s leading carrier to rank fifth in the Europe Major Airlines category.
This category is comprised of the top 10 leading European carriers that operated about 2 million flights in 2013. A threshold was at least 90% of flights reliably tracked for an airline to be included in the rating, according to Aeroflot.
In 2013 Aeroflot was more punctual on arrival than many of its renowned European peers such as Air France, British Airways and Alitalia.
According to various international rankings, Aeroflot already ranks among the top 5 European airlines by certain operating indicators. Under the current strategy, Aeroflot Group aims to enter the European top 5 in terms of passenger traffic and revenues.