OPS Awards program recognizes airlines with the best on-time arrival performance in 2009
FlightStats, a flight tracking and airport information service provided by Conducive Technology Corp., today announced the list of airlines that are finalists in FlightStats’ On-time Performance Service (OPS) Awards program. The OPS awards recognize airlines around the world that deliver the highest percentage of flights to their arrival gates within 15 minutes of the scheduled arrival time.
Winners will be announced on April 15th. For more information, please visit the FlightStats On-time Performance Service Awards page.
“We are happy to be able to recognize operational excellence on the
part of carriers around the globe and help call attention to those airlines that stand above the rest,” said Jeff Kennedy, Conducive Technology Corp.’s CEO. The company has been tracking airline on-time performance since 2004.
Awards will be presented for 2009 operational excellence in the following categories:
The Major Global Carriers category includes airlines that fly a significant number of trans-oceanic or trans- continental flights and operate at least 30,000 flights annually. The five finalists in this category include:
The Major North American Carriers category includes airlines based in North America and operating at least 30,000 annual scheduled flights. The five finalists include:
The North American Regional Carriers category is comprised of airlines based in North American with service concentrated in certain regions, states and provinces in North America and operating at least 30,000 scheduled flights annually. The five finalists in this category include:
The European Carriers category includes airlines based in Europe and operating at least 30,000 scheduled
flights annually. Finalists include:
The Asian Carriers category includes airlines based in Asia and operating at least 30,000 scheduled flight
annually. The OPS Award finalists include:
Additional Selection Criteria:
FlightStats is an airline, airport, and travel information service provided by FlightStats, Inc. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the company provides flight status data, flight monitoring and alerts, airport delay information and much more to mobile developers, airlines, travel agencies, airports, hotels and Web developers worldwide via APIs, data feeds and RSS feeds. On the FlightStats Web site at http://www.flightstats.com/, visitors can get flight status, track flights, view on-time performance ratings by flight or by airline, check for current airport delay and weather information, and much more. FlightStats provides global flight status information and is the definitive source for historical airline performance data.