Mexico City, Mexico — Mexican airline Volaris made the list for being one of the most punctual airlines in the world.
The Mexican airline was placed 12th out of the top 20 spots worldwide with an average efficiency of 82.13 percent, however, they placed third out of the top 10 for efficiency in Latin America.
Aeromexico ranked ninth in the top 10 spots for Latin America. First place was awarded to Panamanian Copa Airlines with Brazilian Azul in second.
Globally, AirBaltic, Hong Kong Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines took the top three of 20 positions for most punctual airlines. This was the first year a Mexican airline ranked in the top 20 global positions. The rankings were handed out by aeronautical intelligence company OAG.
OAG is an air travel intelligence company based in United Kingdom. It provides digital information and applications to the world’s airlines, airports, government agencies and travel-related service companies. OAG is best known for its airline schedules database which holds future and historical flight details for more than 900 airlines and over 4,000 airports.
OAG maintains an extensive flight status and day-of-travel database in the aviation market and provides analytical tools to assess air travel trends.
Headquartered in the UK, OAG serves the air travel community from offices located in the UK, United States, Singapore, Japan and China.
Volaris is Mexico’s largest low cost carrier airline. Its first flight took wing in 2006, under the name of Vuela Airlines. Since then it has grown to become Mexico’s second largest airline, offering flights to Mexico, United States, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua.