Mexican airline Volaris made the list for being one of the most punctual airlines in the world, according to OAG, an aeronautical intelligence company.
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 Central America.
Aeromexico ranked ninth in the top 10 spots for Central 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.
OAG is an air travel intelligence company based in the U.K. It provides digital information and applications to the world’s airlines, airports, government agencies and travel-related service companies. OAG’s holds future and historical flight details for over 900 airlines and over 4,000 airports.
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.
Headquartered in the U.K., OAG also has offices in the United States, Singapore, Japan and China.