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Punctuality

Fogg, Phileas
completes world circuit at exact minute he wagered he would. [Fr. Lit.: Around the World in Eighty Days]
Gilbreths
disciplined family brought up to abide by strict, punctual standards. [Am. Lit.: Cheaper by the Dozen]
Jones, Casey
legendary railroad engineer; crashes in attempt to arrive in “Frisco” on time. [Am. Folklore: Hart, 431]
Linkinwater, Tim
“punctual as the Counting House Dial.” [Br. Lit.: Nicholas Nickleby]
Old Faithful
well-known geyser in Yellowstone Park; erupts every 64.5 minutes. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 3023]
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Aeroflot has outperformed major competitors, and has greatly improved its punctuality result against that of June 2019 posting a 1.3 p.p growth.
As well as the impressive punctuality figures weve seen in the last month, were also regularly seeing 100 per cent peaks, when all the rush hour trains run on time, which is such a positive boost.
He said he could prove that the punctuality had not improved.
RDG chief executive Paul Plummer said: "Every second matters to us and our customers which is why rail companies have together developed and are now using these to-the-minute measures for train punctuality at every station as part of our plan to improve the railway today.
Children in schools are normally taught punctuality is the gateway to success through various means.
Setting a synchronized time is just one aspect in our effort to stress punctuality. We need to make being on time a habit starting at home.
The Punctuality League report took into consideration 58 million flight records using full-year data from 2018 to rank the best on-time performance (OTP) of the world's largest airlines and airports.
Divisional Transportation Officer Nasir Nazir has informed in a monthly report that passenger trains remained 100 per cent punctual in 25 days of 31 days of the month, while Intercity fast trains remained punctual in five days of the month, whereas Mail express trains gained punctuality in three days.
TRAIN punctuality has slumped to a 13-year low after a series of major issues plagued Britain's railway in 2018.
EVELYN GENEVET IWONA DYLENSKA 47, high school admin worker, Alloa PUNCTUALITY.............
In the 'Global Airlines' category, SriLankan's punctuality was far ahead of the giant US-based carrier Delta Airlines that came second with 86.74 percent flights and Japanese airline ANA which came third with 86.61 percent flights on time.
New Delhi: Piyush Goel underlined Indian Railways' commitment towards cleanliness and punctuality, said that food and water would be provided to passengers in case their train gets delayed during meal times.