SÃO PAULO, Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Azul Brazilian Airlines is the most on-time airline in Brazil and the most on-time low cost carrier (LCC) in the Americas. As reported in the official OAG worldwide airline punctuality rankings, 84.14% of Azul flights arrived within 14 minutes and 59 seconds of their scheduled arrival time. This on-time metric also makes Azul the fifth most on-time LCC in the world.
"This industry-leading result is a direct reflection of our constant focus on operational excellence. Finishing the year as the most on-time LCC in the Americas demonstrates the high standards that we promise and deliver to our customers. This accomplishment is even more impressive considering that we operate almost 800 daily flights and fly to more than 100 destinations, which is approximately twice the number of domestic destinations served by our competitors. I want to thank our crewmembers for their incredible dedication and focus in delivering the best customer experience in the industry", said David Neeleman, Azul's founder and Chairman.
Azul (B3: AZUL4, NYSE: AZUL), the largest airline in Brazil by number of cities served, offers 755 daily flights to 104 destinations. With a fleet of 118 aircraft and more than 10,000 crewmembers, the company has a network of 197 non-stop routes as of September 30, 2017. Among other awards, Azul was named third best airline in the world by TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice in 2017, best low cost carrier in South America for the seventh consecutive time by Skytrax in 2017, and the most on-time LCC in the Americas according to the Official Airline Guide (OAG). For more information visit www.voeazul.com.br/ir.
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