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Caribbean Airlines ranked in top 10 percentile worldwide in on-time performance

Published:Monday | June 18, 2018 | 10:30 AM

Caribbean Airlines has been ranked 34th in the world for on-time performance (OTP) for May 2018 by United Kingdom-based air travel intelligence company Official Aviation Guide (OAG).

The on-time performances of over 150 airlines were used to determine the ranking.

According to the OAG’s monthly Flight Review, Caribbean Airlines on-time performance for May was 85.6%, based on the 2693 flights operated by the airline.

This places Caribbean Airlines, in which the Jamaican Government has a 16% stake, in the top 10 percentile worldwide.

OAG’s definition of on-time performance is a flight that arrives or departs within 14 minutes and 59 seconds (under 15 minutes) of its scheduled arrival/ departure time.

Cancellations are also included.

OAG leverages the world's largest network of air travel data to provide accurate, timely, actionable digital information and applications to the world’s airlines, airports, government agencies and travel-related service companies.

The company is trusted for the credibility of the information it publishes monthly and annually and is an IATA Strategic partner.

These latest statistics provided by the OAG, show a marked improvement in Caribbean Airlines’ OTP globally.

Caribbean Airlines operates more than 600 weekly flights to 20 destinations in the Caribbean and North and South America.