Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Ethiopian says its 3-Months’ On-Time Performance Surpasses Industry Average

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Airlines Group announced on Saturday that it has reached 91% On-Time Performance of all global flight departures for the last three months while the industry average stands around 85%.

The airline has operated a total of 18,385 flights in January, February, and March in which it has scored 91% on-time departures.

Ethiopian Airline Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam said, “as a customer-centric airline, we make a substantial investment to enhance our customer service”.

“When customers choose Ethiopian, we make sure that they get the best possible experience with us including arriving to their destinations on time,” the CEO said. “The last three months have been extraordinarily productive in terms of efficiency in our flight operation. I am proud of my colleagues who are committed to eliminate any inconvenience for our esteemed passengers.”

On-Time Performance refers to an airline departure or arrival that occurs within 15
minutes of the scheduled time.

Punctuality is of paramount importance for passengers as delay or cancellation affects their itinerary and makes passengers incur extra costs.