According to the FlightStats airline and airport survey company, El Al rated third worst in punctuality last month out of 41 global airlines with 34.5 percent landing an average 51.3 minutes late. Only Ethiopian Airlines and EgyptAir rated worse.
SriLankan Airlines rated first with 91.37% of flights coming on time.
Ben Gurion airport also rated badly, taking 351st place among 376 airports with only 66 percent of 6,000 September flights leaving within 15 minutes of takeoff time, with an average delay of 48.3 minutes. The airport blamed El Al for the poor rating.