Ukraine International takes 4-th place in the listing of the most punctual international carriers operating into Beijing Capital International Airport for the results of April, 2019.
During April, 2019 UIA operated 30 non-stop flights Kyiv-Beijing-Kyiv, at least 26 of them – on time. The high level of punctuality – around 83,33% - allowed the leading Ukrainian carrier take place 4-th place in the rate of the most punctual international carriers, sharing it with Swiss International and giving up of such airlines like SriLankan Airlines (88,24 % of punctuality), Air Astana (85,11%) and Azerbaijan Airlines (84, 62%) as well.
Ranking was held with international airlines, which operated from 8 to 59 flights from the terminals of Beijing Capital International Airport in April.
«Regular punctuality ratings are an effective instrument of quality assessment and interaction between carrier, handling service and airport. They are very important in operating of long-haul flights, in particular to/from Beijing, to provide on time and convenient connections to the other points of UIA’s branched route network and keep schedule in such way, which allows providing the aircraft turn for both directions within twenty four hours, – noted Evgeniya Satska, UIA Сommunications Director. – Besides, it is worth to mark a fact that there is a necessity to fly around the closed air space over the territory of Russia Federation, which makes this route longer and takes more time for operation the flight. As a result, it makes unfavorable competitive conditions for UIA in comparison with airlines, which have the opportunities to operate the flights from Beijing to the West by straighter and shorter route. We are in UIA proud of this fact that our team keeps high level of punctuality stably».
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