Mango Airlines has been ranked 1st on the list of the most on-time African Airlines. It also featured 4th on the list of the most on-time low-cost carriers globally and 19th in the category of most on-time Top 20 airlines worldwide.
This is according to the UK air travel intelligence company, OAG. Their latest Punctuality Report tracks the world’s largest airlines and collates data based on 58 million flight records during 2018. OAG’s definition of on-time performance (OTP) is a flight that arrives or departs within 15 minutes of its scheduled time.
Leading the pack of Top 20 Airlines by OPT, is South American carrier, Copa Airlines, with a performance of 89.79%. Mango, placed 19th on the global list, is only 6.91% behind, with a performance of 82.88%.
In a separate category of Top 20 Low Cost Carriers by OTP, Mango is ranked number 4, the only South African and African airline to represent the continent.
Acting CEO of Mango Airlines, Marelize Labuschagne says, “Being named the most punctual airline in the country, and on the continent, is testament to our team’s hard work at making this happen. A lot goes into reaching a solid on-time performance record – a simplified summary includes: