OAG is back with its annual conprehensive ranking of on-time performance (OTP) for the world’s airlines and airports with its Puctuality League 2019 report.
OTP for airlines and airports are based on 58 million flight records using full-year data from 2018.
Japan again leads the way for airports. Tokyo Haneda (85.62%) claims for rank globally for mega airports. Osaka (88.22%) topped the large airports list with Sapporo (83.47%) and Fukuoka (82.48%) as new entrant placing in the Top 10.
The Top 20 airports in the Large Airport category on average ensured that 81.9% of arriving and departing flights operated within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival and departure times in 2018. While Mega Airport with 30 million plus departing seats per annum has an average of 77.1%, meaning this percentage of arriving and departing flights operated within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival and departure times.
For the All Airlines Category, Latin American Airline Copa Airlines achieves the top spot with on-time performance of 89.79%. For the Mainline Category, Bangkok Airways has made an impressive move, leaping from 32nd place to being ranked 5th this time. Four Asia Pacific airlines Hong Kong Airlines (3rd), Bangkok Airways (5th), Qantas Airways (6th), and All Nippon Airways (1oth) made it to the global 10, spanning Mega Mainline. OAG is also pleased to welcome Air Astana to the Punctuality League this year, which comes in at 12th place.
For LCCs Azul (85.21%) tops the list ranking fifth place last year while Jetstar Asia (84.13%) retains second place. As a consequence Solaseed, Mango, Flynas and Air Busan as well as Thai AirAsia and Jetstar Airways made to the Top 20, reflecting the diversity of choice for air travelers in the region.
View the full results at https://www.oag.com.