TOKYO January 07, 2016:
Japan Airlines (JAL) is the world’s best airline for its on-time performance service, according to FlightStats Inc., an independent aviation performance-tracking company, which today presented JAL with its Major International Airlines On-time Performance Service Award for 2015.
JAL achieved on-time arrival rate of 89.44% for its domestic and international flights in 2015, and has been ranked highest for on-time performance service in the Major International Airlines category for the fifth times, since FlightStats launched these awards in 2009 *1. Additionally, JAL has been named the most on-time carrier in the Asia-Pacific Major Airlines category.
*1 JAL has received the world’s best On-time Performance Service Awards for calendar year 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013.
The oneworld® alliance, of which JAL is a member, has received FlightStats’ 2015 Airline Alliance On-time Performance Service Award for the third time running.
The JAL Group regards punctuality as an essential service quality of the airline and is striving to maintain its flight operations on time day after day, and the airline’s consistently high on-time performance cannot be apart from customers’ understanding and cooperation.
Placed safety in flight operations above all else, All JAL Group staff will endeavor to challenge achievement of higher on-time performance, and meet the needs of our customers so as to become the most preferred airline in the world.