Qatar Airways & Saudia Rank High On The Most On-time Airlines Globally In Oct; Top 10 Inside

by Anupriya Mishra
Qatar Airways & Saudia Rank High On The Most On-time Airlines Globally In Oct; Top 10 Inside

According to the on-time global airlines’ list released for the month of October 2023, Middle East-based airlines have performed quite well. Yes, Qatar Airways and Saudia have snagged spots in the top ten. Qatar Airways stands at the third sport with 87.56% on-time arrival, while Saudia has taken the eighth spot with 84.49%. In case you’re wondering about all the best-performing airlines and airports, here’s the complete list.

Top 10 Global On-Time Airlines

Qatar Airways
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Delta Airlines has topped the list for the month of 2023, with 90.84% on-time arrival. Not to mention, Middle East-based airlines have also performed quite well, according to the report by Cirium. However, keeping the results of the month of September in mind, Qatar Airways has moved down from its prior position of second spot while Saudia has also moved down a couple of spaces from the fifth position. In case you’re wondering about the top 10 list, these include the following names –

  1. Delta Airlines (DL)
  3. Qatar Airways (QR)
  4. United Airlines (UA)
  5. Aeromexico (AM)
  6. American Airlines (AA)
  7. ANA (NH)
  8. Saudia (SV)
  9. Iberia (IB)
  10. JAL (JL)

What Are The Top 10 Names In The Middle East?

Oman Air Middle East Updates
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Coming to the MENA region, Oman Air has topped the list with 93% on-time arrival rate. While the tenth spot has been snagged by Emirates with 78.82%. Compared to the results for the month of September, Oman Air has maintained its top spot, however, there’s a slight dip from the previous 94.02%. In case you’re wondering about the top 10 names in the MENA region, they’re as follows –

  1. Oman Air (WY)
  2. Safair (FA)
  3. Qatar Airways (QR)
  4. Royal Jordanian (RJ)
  5. Saudia (SV)
  6. Gulf Air (GF)
  7. Kenya Airways (KQ)
  8. Etihad Airways (EY)
  9. Middle East Airlines (ME)
  10. Emirates (EK)

Top 20 Global On-Time Airports (Large Airports)

Hamad International Airport
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With a rate of 89.36% on-time departure and 99.99% tracked flights, Salt Lake City International Airport has taken the number one spot on this list in the category of large airports. However, Qatar’s Hamad International Airport has also made to the list by snagging the 14th position. Boasting an impressive rate of 85.04% on-time departure and 99.42% tracked flights, this result is hardly surprising.

So, if you’re also wondering about all the airports that made it to the list of the top 20 names, they are as follows –

  1. Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)
  2. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)
  3. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD)
  4. Kempegowda International Airport (BLR)
  5. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
  6. Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
  7. Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  8. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
  9. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
  10. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
  11. Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)
  12. Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX)
  13. El Dorado International Airport (MEX)
  14. Hamad International Airport(DOH)
  15. O’Hare International Airport(ORD)
  16. Tampa International Airport (TPA)
  17. Oslo Airport Gardermoen
  18. San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
  19. Nashville International Airport (BNA)
  20. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

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For those who aren’t aware, Cirium releases monthly lists after reviewing the total number of flights in the given month.

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