Jet2.com has been named the most punctual airline in the UK in June and July.

Citing OAG data, the airline said it was ranked as the best for on time performance for the two consecutive months.

The carrier achieved an on time rate of 85.8% in June and 85.7% the following month, outperformed other UK airlines by more than 4%.

The improved performance came despite an expanded summer flying programme, as well as the start of operations from new bases at Stansted and Birmingham airports.

Chief executive, Steve Heapy, said: “Our teams work around the clock to ensure that customers depart on time, as we know that it provides the perfect start to a lovely holiday.

“Punctuality is one of the most important things to our customers, alongside our award-winning customer service and friendly flight times, so we are delighted to hear that we were the most punctual UK airline during June and July.”

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