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OAG releases On Time Performance Rankings - United & Delta Receive 4 stars

Published: 10/07/2018 - Filed under: Home » News »

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United Airlines has been designated a as a 4-star carrier in OAG’s on-time performance star ratings. Hawaiian Airlines (87.4 percent OTP) was once again the only North American airline to receive a 5-star performance rating. OAG’s annual rating system is a global accreditation program that recognizes exceptional OTP across all airports and airlines regardless of size, geographic location or aviation peer group. 

OAG’s on-time performance star ratings

The awards showcase the industry’s premier performers, with the top 10 percent of airlines and airports receiving five stars. The awards are then distributed based on performance across all airlines and airports, with the poorest performers receiving one star.

This year’s ratings are based on performance across the 12-months ending in May 2018. Alaska Airlines followed closely behind Hawaiian Airlines, and was awarded an OTP of 84.1 percent and a 4-star rating. United Airlines (80.7 percent OTP) improved its performance and joined Delta Air Lines (83.8 percent OTP) as a 4-star carrier. Spirit Airlines (80.2 percent OTP), American Airlines (79.4 percent OTP), Southwest Airlines (78.0 percent OTP) and Frontier Airlines (77.8 percent OTP) all performed strongly, earning 3-star ratings. with 83.0 percent OTP, Denver International Airport at 82.7 percent OTP and Washington Dulles International Airport with 82.1 percent OTP all received four stars.

by Dan Booth 

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