Finnair Named Most Punctual

  • Tokyo Haeda Airport was the world's most punctual major airport in May.

    Tokyo Haeda Airport was the world's most punctual major airport in May.

  • Finnair topped FlightStats most punctual airlines for the second month in a row.

    Finnair topped FlightStats most punctual airlines for the second month in a row.

  • All-Nippon Airways scored well in a punctuality survey.

    All-Nippon Airways scored well in a punctuality survey.

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FlightStats Inc. recently released the latest version of its “Airline and Airport On-time Performance Report,” which analyzed global flight data from the month of May, and named Finnair as the most punctual major airline for the second month in a row. The Finnish national flag carrier had 93.83 percent of its flights departing or arriving within 15 minutes of the stated time. Only two Asian airlines made the Top 10 of the list: All-Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines.

When it came to all Asian airlines, the Top 10 most punctual was dominated by smaller or budget airlines with regional commuter J-Air claiming the top spot with 97.24 flights on time.

The report also ranked major international airports’ punctuality with Tokyo Haneda (HND), Seattle (SEA), and Munich (MUC) on the top of the list. In addition to Haneda, Singapore Changi also made the Top 10.

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