The airline cited ratings produced by industry analysts OAG.
"The Latvian airline airBaltic has been ranked No 1 globally in punctuality in 2017 by OAG analysts, who tracked the performance of a total of over 50 million flight records. airBaltic has been on the top of the global on-time performance ranking for the past four consecutive years," the company said.
According to OAG, airBaltic achieved a punctuality rating of 90.01% meaning that more than 90 out of 100 airBaltic flights arrived on time in 2017. Besides airBaltic, there are only two other European airlines ranked in the global Top 10.
“Our customers can rely on a punctual service. In 2017, airBaltic had one of the busiest years ever, significantly increasing the number of flights performed and carrying record high volumes of passengers," Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic said in reaction to the ranking.
#airBaltic has been ranked No 1 airline globally in punctuality in 2017 by @OAG_Aviation analysts. This sets our airline at the top of the global on-time performance ranking for the past four consecutive years. pic.twitter.com/3UObmpiTUq— airBaltic (@airBaltic) January 3, 2018