Lufthansa and Transaero Airlines amongst winners of Moscow Domodedovo’s ‘Most Punctual Airlines’
Moscow, August 22, 2014 (STAT):-Transaero Airlines – a partner of Moscow Domodedovo Airport – operated the greatest number of flights without delays and won the punctuality contest following the results of July 2014. Among the most punctual airlines there were Rossiya, Izhavia, Tulpar Air, Lufthansa, Azerbaijan Airlines, Air Arabia, and Qatar Airways which became one of the winners for the first time.
Moscow Domodedovo Airport sums up the Most Punctual Airlines Contest on a monthly basis in eight categories – depending on frequency of flights and maximum take-off mass of aircraft. Transaero Airlines demonstrated the best performance in the first category as they operated 1,364 on-time flights. Rossiya became the winner in the second category – 241 flights without delays. Izhavia Airlines operated 97 punctual flights and became the winner in the third category. In June, Tulpar Air operated 18 flights without delays and headed the fourth category of the contest.
Foreign airlines, partners of Moscow Domodedovo Airport, contested in a separate group. Lufthansa became the most punctual airline company among foreign airlines as it operated 191 on-time flights. Azerbaijan Airlines operated 122 dead-on-time flights and were ranked next. Also among the winners there were such companies as Qatar Airways (53 punctual flights) and Air Arabia (22 punctual flights).Moscow Domodedovo Airport has been holding the monthly Most Punctual Airlines Contest over a distance of more than 6 years, and it is an effective tool for improving the quality of the air carrier service. During the contest period, the number of partners of the air hub increased by one third. As of early August 2014, 86 airlines operate flights to 242 domestic and international destinations from Moscow Domodedovo Airport, 87 out of which are unique for the Moscow Air Hub.