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Canada's airlines and airports fare badly in world ranking

Last Updated Jun 14, 2018 at 5:15 pm EDT

An airplane prepares to land at Pearson International Airport in Toronto THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Travel in Canada does not measure up when compared to airports and airlines across the globe, according to a new survey.

In the rankings released by AirHelp, Qatar Airways came out on top as the world’s best airline for service, on-time performance and claim compensation processing.

Canada’s three airlines, Air Canada, WestJet and Air Transat managed to crack the top 50, ranking 40th, 41st and 44th respectively.

But Air Canada managed to rank last of all 141 airlines analyzed when it came to on-time performance. WestJet and Air Transat were also in the bottom 10.

The Hamad International airport in Doha, Qatar ranked number one for best airport.

The airport rankings were based on on-time performance, quality of service and passenger sentiment.

Of Canada’s twelve airlines that were analyzed, none were able to crack the top 50. Toronto Pearson International Airport ranked 126th out 141 airports.

Here’s where Canada’s airlines rank compared to other international airports:

Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport: 53rd
Edmonton International Airport: 67th
Vancouver International Airport: 77th
Kelowna International Airport: 88th
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport: 92nd
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport: 101st
Calgary International Airport: 104th
Halifax Stanfield International Airport: 109th
Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport: 117th
Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport: 126th

AirHelp is a company based in Hong Kong that works to help air passengers secure compensation for delayed, overbooked and canceled flights.

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