SAO PAULO, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Azul was once again, in 2018, the most on-time airline in Brazil and South America. According to data from the globally renowned website FlightStats, 89.5% of Azul's flights departed within 15 minutes of their scheduled departure time. Azul also led all Brazilian and South American airlines in the A15 category, with 86.47% of flights arriving within 15 minutes of their scheduled departure time. This excellence in execution puts Azul amongst the top 5 most on-time airlines in the world when considering airlines with more than 100,000 or more yearly departures.
"Here at Azul we focus on punctuality so that our customers can focus on what is really important, being with their family, friends or colleagues. Another year of being the industry leader in this category is an incredible accomplishment and I would like to thank our more than 12,000 crewmembers for taking care of our customers each and every day. The Azul network depends on this on-time performance to execute our 900 or so daily flights to more than 110 destinations in Brazil and around the world and our customers appreciate the unique and convenient connections that only Azul can provide", says John Rodgerson, CEO of Azul.
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Azul S.A. (B3: AZUL4, NYSE: AZUL), the largest airline in Brazil by number of cities served, offers 766 daily flights to 110 destinations. With an operating fleet of 120 aircraft and more than 10,000 crewmembers, the Company has a network of 218 non-stop routes as of September 30, 2018. This year, Azul was awarded best airline in Latin America by TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice and by Kayak's Flight Hacker Guide, and also best regional carrier in South America for the eighth consecutive time by Skytrax. Azul also ranked as most on-time airline in Brazil and most on-time low-cost carrier in the Americas in 2017 according to OAG's Punctuality League, the industry's most comprehensive annual ranking of on-time performance. For more information visit www.voeazul.com.br/ir.
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