FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

The World’s Most Punctual Airlines

by Holly Riddle

Feb 1, 2023

© Mohd Hafiez Mohd Razali | Dreamstime.com

Trends

There’s nothing quite as bad as a flying experience plagued by lateness. It can start with the plane servicing your upcoming flight being late to the gate, and then your entire trip ends up being pushed back by default.

 

Knowing the importance of punctuality throughout the travel experience, data platform OAG annually looks at on-time performance data for the world’s mega and low-cost airlines to determine which are your best bets for being on time, all the time.

 

In this year’s punctuality report, OAG found, out of the top 20 mega-airlines of the world, All Nippon Airways ranked most punctual, on time nearly 90 percent of the time. Japan Airlines followed close behind, with less than a 1 percent punctuality difference between the two airlines. Rounding out the top five, on-time airlines were LATAM Airlines, Azul Airlines and IndiGo.

 

If you’re traveling in the United States; however, your best bet for on-time domestic flights is Delta Air Lines, followed by Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Spirit Airlines.

 

While none of the airlines featured boasted an on-time rating of more than 90 percent, John Grant, chief analyst, OAG, said the rankings the report did find are encouraging. He said, “Global on-time performance is reaching levels last seen before the pandemic as carriers work to ease operational pressures and delays. Confidence in the travel recovery is growing with airlines placing new aircraft orders, new routes being announced and labor challenges seemingly subsiding.”

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Destinations / North America
Mar 24, 2023

This Cancún Resort Provides New Offerings for Multigen Travelers

If you’re planning a multigenerational trip this season, you may want to reserve your spot at Grand Residences Riviera Cancun soon.

United Airlines Celebrates its First Class of United Aviate Graduates

As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.

Destinations / Caribbean
Mar 23, 2023

Destination Wedding Offerings from Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts

All-inclusive resort brand Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts offers couples a variety of destination wedding opportunities at its properties in Mexico, Spain and the Caribbean.

Destinations / North America
Mar 23, 2023

Explore Chicago’s Iconic History with Spectacular Views at Skydeck Chicago

This spring, those looking to learn about history and architecture, try delicious food and explore should head to Chicago. One can’t-miss attraction in the city is Skydeck Chicago, a breathtaking observation deck atop famous Willis Tower. From 1,353 feet above the ground, visitors can take in the views of the city. This iconic attraction offers something for travelers and locals of all ages.

Making the Best of an Airport Experience: Hamad International Airport

Whether you’re departing from Doha’s Hamad International Airport (DOH) or transferring, the airport offers a variety of experiences for passengers that will enrich any journey.

Destinations / Europe
Mar 23, 2023

Learn How to Sail in Türkiye This Summer

Having a difficult time deciding between a sailing trip and a whirlwind trip to Türkiye this summer? Why not do both? Thanks to a new offering from Salamander Voyages, you can.