Delta Awarded FlightGlobal’s Most On-Time Airline for 2018
Recognizing Delta’s strong performance in 2018, FlightGlobal has awarded Delta ‘Most On-time North American Mainline’, ‘Most On-time North American Network Airline,’ and ‘Most On-time International Mainline Airline.’
It’s the second year in a row Delta has taken top honors in the annual On-Time Performance Service Award.
Delta finished 2018 with a 99.65 percent completion factor — the calculation of flights flown versus flights scheduled. Meanwhile, the airline had an on-time arrivals rate of 85.96 percent of flights arriving within 14 minutes.
Other highlights of Delta’s award-winning operational performance for 2018 include:
323 – Days without a single mainline cancellation
143 – ‘Brand days’, or days without a cancellation across both Delta mainline and Delta Connection operations, up from 90 days in 2017.
4,000 – Fewer maintenance delays versus 2017
Discover more about Delta’s industry-leading reliability here.