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Flybe soars in punctuality survey

Carrier among world's most punctual

The Island's two main air carriers have contrasting records of punctuality, according to the latest industry survey. 

The Offiical Airline Guide, which charts the performance of airlines large and small around the world, has released punctuality statistics for 2016.

Flybe chalks up an impressive result, ranked the sixth most punctual overall, and the second best among European airlines, with more than 86% of flights operating on schedule.

It was beaten to top spot by Dutch carrier KLM.

But there was a diffent picture for easyJet, which failed to claim a top airlines rating, and was placed towards the bottom of the table for low cost carriers.

TraveWatch spokesman Terry Liddiard has examiend the figures: 

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