SAO PAULO, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Azul is South America's most on-time airline, according to the On-Time Performance 2017 ranking published by the Official Airline Guide (OAG). With a 4-star recognition – the only airline based in South America with this distinction – the company had 87.59% of its flights operating on schedule. This result also ranks Azul as the third most punctual airline based in the Southern hemisphere.
"For us, flying on-time is a sign of respect to our customers. We have become one of the most on-time airlines in the world thanks to the impeccable work of our crewmembers and the implementation of several initiatives. I wish to express my sincere gratitude to all our crewmembers," says Azul's President, Antonoaldo Neves.
Azul is constantly improving its operational excellence. The introduction of the MAX Project at key airports empowers crewmembers with state of the art technology to coordinate flight information in real-time. In addition, the Network Planning and the Operational Control Center (OCC) teams are constantly working together to fine tune Azul's operations and provide more convenience to its customers.
Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras is the airline with the highest number of destinations served in Brazil. The company has a fleet of 123 aircraft, more than 10,000 employees and 784 daily flights, with more than 100 destinations served. The quality of its service has now been confirmed by countless awards, both national and international. In 2015, it was recognized as the most punctual low-cost airline in the world by the Official Airline Guide (OAG). It was elected six times in a row by Skytrax World Airline Awards as "Best low-cost airline in South America," and for the first time, as the best customer service team in South America. Azul was also considered to have the best regional leadership in 2016 by Flight Airline Business as part of its Airline Strategy Awards. In 2012, Azul was recognized as the best low-cost airline in the world by CAPA (Centre for Aviation). Find out more at: www.voeazul.com.br.
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