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SAA the most on-time airline in the world

MoneyWebNewsMoneyWeb – South African Airways (SAA) has received two major endorsements from respected industry experts. In the first, SAA topped the list of the most on-time airlines in the world in a report produced by an independent entity, FlightStats, Inc., the leading provider of global flight and airport information services.

Gulf Air Ranked First for Punctuality in Middle East

eTravelBlackboarde-Travel Blackboard – Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, has been ranked the first full-service carrier for the third month in a row for on-time-punctuality (OTP) in the Middle East region for the month of March 2013.The airline has also maintained the second position, globally, for its on-time-punctuality in March 2013.

U.S. airline complaints take off; can flyers fight back?

ReutersReuters – Consumer complaints against U.S. airlines rose sharply in 2012, even as the carriers claimed a better record of on-time arrivals and luggage handling.

Airlines Keep on Time Rate High

HispanicBusinessHispanic Business – Federal budget cuts have not significantly affected U.S. airline on time rates, at least not yet, data show. LAX’s on-time rate climbed from 76.7 percent to 81 percent, FlightStats said.

Air Canada’s poor punctuality could cost customers, expert warns

CBCNewsCBC News – Air Canada has the worst on-time arrival performance of any major international airline, a CBC Marketplace investigation has found.

Numbers from travel information group FlightStats showed just 60.89 per cent of the Canadian carrier’s flights landed on time in 2012…