With barely a fortnight into 2017, KLM has already won two prizes.
The German Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) has declared KLM the safest European airline. KLM comes fifth in the JACDEC worldwide rankings.
KLM is also the most punctual airline, Flight Stats recently announced. This aviation insights company publishes an annual list of international airlines with the best on-time performance records. FlightStats compares airlines on punctuality, flight schedules, and flight times. KLM holds first place for global arrival performance.
KLM President and CEO, Mr. Pieter Elbers, stated,
This is a marvelous start to the new year. I see this as a wonderful acknowledgement of all our efforts in safety, punctuality, and customer focus. We want to continue to give our customers a safe and pleasant travel experience in 2017.