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Korean Air, Asiana lag far behind rivals in on-time performance

All Headlines 09:51 January 09, 2017

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's two largest carriers -- Korean Air Lines Co. and Asiana Airlines Co. -- lagged far behind their rivals in on-time performance last year, according to data by industry tracker FlightStats on Monday.

Korean Air landed 68.3 percent of its international flights within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival times, while Asiana Airlines landed 62.5 percent within the scheduled arrival times.

Korean Air and Asiana Airlines were not included in the top 10 rankings of the annual airline on-time performance report.

In comparison, top-ranked KLM landed 88.5 percent of its international flights within the scheduled arrival times last year, the data showed.

Qantas Airways, which was ranked in the 10th spot, landed 84.3 percent of its international flights within the scheduled times.

The average delayed arrival times for Korean Air were 32.3 minutes, while those for Asiana Airlines were 38.9 minutes, according to the data.

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