19 July 2019, Moscow. — Aeroflot ranks first in Europe by punctuality in June 2019, according to the world's leading provider of travel data and insight OAG.
Acc. to the monthly OAG On-Time Performance Report, Aeroflot has showed top result among European carriers with global reach across the world’s 50 most punctual airlines rating. In June 2019, 85.4% were operated on schedule. The Russian airline has strongly outperformed its major European peers.
Earlier this summer, Aeroflot received five-star punctuality rating from OAG, becoming the only Russian and the largest European airline by passenger traffic to receive the highest score. Aeroflot made it to the only 10% of On-Time Performance Star Ratings to receive the highest five-star rating.
In 2018, Aeroflot took a number of measures that helped significantly improve punctuality. These included strict implementation of boarding regulations and hand-luggage requirements. Future plans include innovations based on the latest digital technologies, such as biometric controls, that will significantly accelerate pre-flight airport procedures for passengers.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot serves 159 destinations in 54 countries.
Aeroflot’s 250-strong fleet is the youngest of any airline worldwide that operates more than 100 aircraft. In 2018, Aeroflot carried 35.8 million passengers (55.7 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).
Aeroflot holds 4-Star Airline status from Skytrax and was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the eighth time at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards. Aeroflot has also been awarded a five-star global airline rating by US aviation association APEX. Aeroflot is the world’s strongest airline brand according to leading brand strategy consultancy Brand Finance.
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