Today, Wednesday 2nd July 2008 Ireland West Airport Knock welcomed the news that bmibaby, has been declared the
's most punctual low cost airline. The low cost airline operates scheduled routes to Birmingham, Manchester and
Glasgow direct from Ireland West Airport Knock In total 84.5 per cent of the airline's flights from the
left within 15 minutes of their scheduled time during the period of January to March 2008. The flight on time statistics were obtained from online aviation analysts Flightontime.info, using data from the Civil Aviation Authority.
Crawford Rix, Managing Director, bmibaby, thanked Ireland West Airport Knock for helping the airline achieve this prestigious position by saying: “I am delighted that bmibaby is now the most punctual low cost carrier based on the latest flight on time statistic. It is significant that we hit number 1 spot for both measures i.e. on time and within 15 minutes. I would like to say a big well done to all at
Airport who contributed in this great achievement. On time performance is critical to our customers and it is due to the commitment of the bmibaby team and the airports that we work that we have been able to achieve such a high rate of punctuality.”