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Latest On-Time Performance Stats for:

January 2017
and the Rolling Year to 31 January 2017

(February 2017 OTP Data available: 16 Jun 2017)
Although the main sections of the site provide detailed analysis of punctuality data updated on a quarterly basis for scheduled and low cost airlines, and on a seasonal basis for charter carriers, this section presents a summary of the latest punctuality figures for the largest UK & Ireland scheduled and charter airlines, updated every month.

Monthly data for previous months can also be accessed.
What is On-Time Performance (OTP)?
The tables on this page analyse On-Time Performance (OTP) for the largest UK & Ireland airlines operating at UK Reporting Airports. OTP is the proportion of flights operating up to 15 minutes late. Once a flight operates 16 minutes or more behind schedule, it is considered to be delayed. OTP within 15 minutes is the standard benchmark criteria for flight punctuality, and is used in the aviation industry worldwide.
Overall OTP
  January 2017Rolling Year to 31 January 2017
 OTPMonth Chg.vs. 3-yr
Jan Avg.
OTPMonth Chg.vs. 3-yr
Scheduled Flights77.0%+7.4ppt-2.9ppt72.9%-0.2ppt-5.2ppt
Note: Data at 24 UK Reporting Airports.
Scheduled Airlines
Latest Month: January 2017
RankChg. AirlineOTPVersus UK
1No ChangeAer Lingus90.8%+13.8ppt
2No ChangeAer Lingus Regional88.5%+11.5ppt
3Up 3flybe82.2%+5.2ppt
4Down 1Jet281.4%+4.4ppt
5No ChangeBritish Airways81.0%+4.0ppt
6Up 1Monarch Airlines80.7%+3.7ppt
7Down 3Loganair79.7%+2.7ppt
8Up 7easyJet77.8%+0.8ppt
9No ChangeBA CityFlyer77.6%+0.6ppt
10Up 2Ryanair75.6%-1.4ppt
11Down 1Eastern Airways75.2%-1.8ppt
12Down 4Virgin Atlantic74.5%-2.5ppt
13No Changebmi regional72.5%-4.5ppt
14Down 3Thomas Cook Airlines69.3%-7.7ppt
15Down 1Thomson Airways66.5%-10.5ppt
Rolling Year to 31 January 2017
RankChg. AirlineOTPVersus UK
1Up 1Aer Lingus82.3%+9.4ppt
2Down 1Aer Lingus Regional80.8%+7.9ppt
3No Changeflybe79.4%+6.5ppt
4No ChangeLoganair79.2%+6.3ppt
5No ChangeVirgin Atlantic77.9%+5.0ppt
6No ChangeBA CityFlyer74.6%+1.7ppt
7No ChangeRyanair74.5%+1.6ppt
8Up 1British Airways74.2%+1.3ppt
9Up 1Eastern Airways74.0%+1.1ppt
10Down 2bmi regional73.7%+0.8ppt
11No ChangeMonarch Airlines73.0%+0.1ppt
12No ChangeJet272.1%-0.8ppt
13No ChangeThomas Cook Airlines70.8%-2.1ppt
14No ChangeThomson Airways68.1%-4.8ppt
15No ChangeeasyJet65.0%-7.9ppt
Note: easyJet includes flights operated by easyJet Switzerland at UK reporting airports. All Thomas Cook and Thomson flights are considered scheduled services.
Data at 24 UK Reporting Airports. Weighted for duplication where necessary.
Sample Size
The table on the right shows the approximate sample size for each airline listed in the Latest OTP tables above.

Sample size (%) is the number of flights analysed for each airline (at 24 UK Reporting Airports), as a proportion of the total number of flights operated by that airline at all UK airports.

Sample size is estimated by FlightOnTime.info using several sources, including CAA data and published flight schedules. Sample size may vary slightly from month-to-month and these approximate proportions are based on an annualised analysis.
Aer Lingus100%
Aer Lingus Regional100%
BA CityFlyer100%
British Airways100%
bmi regional100%
Eastern Airways93%
Monarch Airlines100%
Virgin Atlantic100%
Thomas Cook Airlines100%
Thomson Airways100%