FlightStats Annouces November 2013 Airline/Airport On-Time Performance Report

Globally, on time performance for airlines and airports improved during November.

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Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 06, 2013

FlightStats, Inc., the leader in global flight and airport information services, has released the November 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 November 2013 FlightStats On-time Airline and Airport Performance Report.

The FlightStats November 2013 On-time Performance Report Summary:

Major International Airlines On-time Arrivals

Major International airlines on average delivered 81.94% of their flights to the arrival gate within 15 minutes in November, up slightly from October. (AY) Finnair, (U2) EasyJet, (GF) Gulf Air, (UX) Air Europa, (OS) Austrian Airlines, and (IB) Iberia topped the list and delivered over 90% of their flights on time.

The top ten performing major international airlines and their on-time percentages were:

1 (AY) Finnair 93.29%
2 (U2) EasyJet 92.76%
3 (GF) Gulf Air 91.94%
4 (UX) Air Europa 91.35%
5 (OS) Austrian Airlines 90.67%
6 (IB) Iberia 90.47%
7 (KL) KLM 89.35%
8 (SK) SAS 89.12%
9 (AB) Air Berlin 88.66%
10 (JL) Japan Airlines 88.65%

North America Airlines On-time Arrivals

On average, North American airlines delivered 83.44% of their flights to the arrival gate within 15 minutes of schedule. (DL) Delta continued to lead the majors, delivering 87.54% of their flights on-time. (HA) Hawaiian maintained the top spot in North America with an on-time performance rating of 93.01%.

North America’s top ten performing airlines and their on-time percentages were:

1 (HA) Hawaiian 93.01%
2 (QX) Horizon 90.80%
3 (G4) Allegiant 90.51%
4 (9E) Pinnacle 88.88%
5 (CP) Compass 88.38%
6 (DL) Delta 87.54%
7 (VX) Virgin America 87.22%
8 (AS) Alaska 87.06%
9 (FL) Airtran 86.90%
10 (OO) SkyWest 86.47%

European Airlines On-time Arrivals

The on-time performance for the European airlines increased nearly 3% in November, to 87.36%. (U2) easyJet led the major carriers with a 92.76% on-time performance rating, (IB) Iberia followed closely with 90.47%. 22 of the top 50 airlines reviewed delivered an on-time performance rating over 90%. The group experienced a 0.70% cancellation rate.

The top ten on-time arrival performers among European carriers were:
1 (ZN) NAYSA 97.20%
2 (TF) Malmo Aviation 96.00%
3 (4U) Germanwings 95.75%
4 (K2) EuroLot 95.40%
5 (I2) Iberia Express 95.36%
6 (BT) airBaltic 94.43%
7 (YS) Régional 93.84%
8 (KF) Blue1 93.81%
9 (AY) Finnair 93.29%
10 (WA) KLM Cityhopper 93.09%

Asian Airlines On-time Arrivals

The average on-time performance rating among the Asian airlines was 73.34%, down from 75.74% last month. (BX) Air Busan was ranked number one among Asian airlines with an on-time performance of 94.09%, leading the major carriers was (JL) Japan Airlines with an on-time performance of 88.65%. Major Chinese carrier, (CA) Air China, continued to improve its on-time performance, while (MU) China Eastern, (CZ) China Southern, and (HU) Hainan Airlines performed slightly lower compared to October.

Here are the top ten on-time arrival performers among Asian carriers:

1 (BX) Air Busan 94.09%
2 (3X) Japan Air Commuter 91.91%
3 (XM1) J-Air 90.16%
4 (6E) IndiGo 90.01%
5 (FD) Thai AirAsia 89.29%
6 (JL) Japan Airlines 88.65%
7 (HD) Hokkaido 88.50%
8 (JC) JAL Express 88.44%
9 (EH) ANA Wings 87.82%
10 (NH) ANA 86.85%

Major International Airports On-time Departures

Tokyo’s (HND) Haneda and (MSP) Minneapolis delivered an on-time performance rating over 90%. The average on-time departure performance among the top international airports was 79.65% up slightly from October.

The top ten performers among international airports were:

1 Tokyo (HND) 90.62%
2 Minneapolis (MSP) 90.09%
3 Munich (MUC) 89.26%
4 Boston (BOS) 88.15%
5 Detroit (DTW) 87.93%
6 Tokyo (NRT) 87.79%
7 Seattle (SEA) 87.66%
8 Toronto (YYZ) 87.64%
9 Madrid (MAD) 86.94%
10 New York (JFK) 86.12%

North American Airports On-time Departures

The average on-time departure performance for the North American airports was 84.16%. (HNL) Honolulu remained in the top spot with 94.25% on-time departure performance in November, with (SLC) Salt Lake City and (MSP) Minneapolis following closely. Cancellations for the group averaged 0.98%. Due to weather, (DFW) Dallas experienced an increase in cancellations from 0.68% in October to 2.83% in November.

Here is a summary of the on-time departure performance for the ten best performing large North American airports:

1 Honolulu (HNL) 94.25%
2 Salt Lake City (SLC) 90.96%
3 Minneapolis (MSP) 90.09%
4 Montreal (YUL) 89.99%
5 Washington (DCA) 89.74%
6 Portland (PDX) 89.45%
7 Vancouver (YVR) 88.71%
8 Boston (BOS) 88.15%
9 Detroit (DTW) 87.93%
10 Seattle (SEA) 87.66%

European Airports On-time Departures

The average on-time departure performance for the group was 78.83%, up 4% from October. (HAM) Hamburg was Europe’s top airport with a 90.71% on-time departure performance in November, (CPH) Copenhagen and (WAW) Warsaw followed closely.

Here are on-time departure performance results for the ten best performing large European airports:

1 Hamburg (HAM) 90.71%
2 Copenhagen (CPH) 90.06%
3 Warsaw (WAW) 89.94%
4 Istanbul (SAW) 89.44%
5 Munich (MUC) 89.26%
6 Athens (ATH) 89.26%
7 Palma Mallorca (PMI) 89.09%
8 Berlin (TXL) 88.85%
9 Prague (PRG) 88.07%
10 Toulouse (TLS) 88.05%

Asian Airports On-time Departures

The on-time departure performance of Asian airports was 61.30%, down from October. (ITM) Osaka International Airport remained the leading Asian airport with an on-time performance rating of 93.05%. For the second month, (PEK) Beijing and (CAN) Guangzhou improved their on-time departure ratings in November. Cancelations for the group was 1.78% down from October.

Here is a list of the on-time departure performance for the ten best performing large Asian airports:

1 Osaka (ITM) 93.05%
2 Nagoya (NGO) 92.82%
3 Sapporo (CTS) 92.38%
4 Tokyo (HND) 90.62%
5 Jeju (CJU) 89.62%
6 Osaka (KIX)    88.62%
7 Tokyo (NRT) 87.79%
8 Fukuoka (FUK) 87.16%
9 Okinawa (OKA) 85.40%
10 Seoul (GMP) 85.03%

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