Delta Air Lines was named the world’s most on-time mainline airline in 2018, according to FlightGlobal’s On-Time Performance Service (OPS) Awards. FlightGlobal is a data and analytics company. This is the second consecutive year Delta has topped the rankings, with 86.09 percent of its flights on time – an 0.19 percent improvement over 2017. In second place was Qatar Airways (85.88 percent) and third was KLM (85.04 percent). The Low-Cost Carrier category was jointly won by Azul and Iberia Express. The two airlines recorded an average of 86.47 percent of flights on time last year. The OPS Awards rankings are determined from an analysis of more than 120,000 operated flights per day, along with real-time flight status, departure and arrival data curated from over 600 global sources. The awards have stringent and consistent criteria, with flight status coverage on at least 90 percent of scheduled flights.