FlightStats On-time Performance Report - August 2013
09/10/2013 @ 14:27 (Updated 09/10/2013 @ 14:29)
FlightStats, Inc., the leader in global flight and airport information services, has released the August 2013 Airline and Airport On-time Performance Report. The report covers airlines and airports in the following regions: Major International, North America, Europe and Asia. Get the FlightStats On-time Report - August 2013.
The FlightStats August 2013 On-time Performance Report Summary:
Major International Airlines
The top ten performing major international airlines and their on-time percentages were:
North American Airlines
North American airlines, rebounded in August. On average they delivered 78.39% of their flights to the arrival gate within 15 minutes of schedule in August compared with 73.44% in July. The group’s cancellations decreased to 1.14% from 1.92% . (HA) Hawaiian maintained the top spot in North America with 93.72%, and (AS) Alaska led the majors again with 84.45% on-time performance.
North America's top ten performing airlines and their on-time percentages were:
Here's how the North American major carriers on-time arrival percentages compared:
Regional European airlines turned in the best performances in August. (TF) Malmo Aviation took the top spot delivering 96.94% of its flights on time. (NT) Binter Canarias dropped to second delivering 96.07% of its flights on time after 3 consecutive months on top. This month, 18 of the 50 airlines we evaluated had over 90% of their flights to the gate on time. The on-time performance for the group was 85.64% up from from July’s 83.37%. Cancellations for the group were down slightly to .42% from .57% the previous month.
The top ten on-time arrival performers among European carriers were:
(FD) Thai Air Asia claimed the top spot by delivering 93.46% of their flights on time. Only three of the top ten Asian airlines delivered greater than 90% of their flights to the gate on time in August. The average on-time performance rating among the 41 Asian airlines we analyzed was 65.61% up from July’s rate of 63.14%. Cancellations for the group decreased to 1.88% from 2.38% the previous month.
Here are the top ten on-time arrival performers among Asian carriers:
Major International Airports
(HND) Tokyo's Haneda held its top spot among the world’s busiest airports with an on-time performance of 88.69%. In August, four European Airports, three North American airports, two Asian airports, and one Australian Airport were in the top ten. The average on-time departure performance among the top 35 international airports was 73.57% up from July’s rate of 69.66% and cancellations for the group were 1.12% down from 1.82% the previous month.
The top ten performers among international airports were:
North American Airports
(SLC) Salt Lake City took the top spot with 87.31% on-time departure performance in August. The average on-time departure performance for the group was 77.81% up from July’s 73.91%. Cancellations for the group decreased to .99% compared with 1.79% in the previous month.
Here is a summary of the on-time departure performance for the ten best performing large North American airports:
(OSL) Oslo took Europe’s top spot with a 89.91% on-time departure performance in August. The average on-time departure performance for the group was 71.86%, up slightly from July’s 69.32%. Cancellations for the group were .52% down from the previous month’s .75% .
Here are on-time departure performance results for the ten best performing large European airports:
(ITM) Osaka International Airport kept the lead among Asian airports with 93.33% on-time departure performance in August. Only two of the top ten airports had on-time departure performance rates that exceeded 90%. The average on-time departure performance for the group rose to 51.05% up from 48.62% in July. Cancellations for the group were at 2.07% down slightly from at 2.60% the previous month.
China’s airports on-time performance still languishes as they claim bottom 20 spots in Asia. The “unrestricted take-off” policy at eight of the nation’s airports has done little to ameliorate the situation. For reference the cumulative on-time performance rate at PEK, SHA, PVG, CAN, SZX, CTU, XIY and KMG was 28.06% in August as compared with 22.38% in July, and 28.57% in June.
Here is a list of the on-time departure performance for the ten best performing large Asian airports:
1 Osaka (ITM) 93.33%