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.

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