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Latest On-Time Performance Stats for:

November 2016
and the Rolling Year to 30 November 2016


(December 2016 OTP Data available: 5 May 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
 
  November 2016Rolling Year to 30 November 2016
 OTPMonth Chg.vs. 3-yr
Nov Avg.
OTPMonth Chg.vs. 3-yr
Avg.
Scheduled Flights81.1%+6.2ppt-1.8ppt73.6%+0.3ppt-4.5ppt
Note: Data at 24 UK Reporting Airports.
Scheduled Airlines
Latest Month: November 2016
RankChg. AirlineOTPVersus UK
Average
1Up 4Aer Lingus90.9%+9.8ppt
2Up 1Aer Lingus Regional87.4%+6.3ppt
3Up 7Monarch Airlines87.0%+5.9ppt
4Up 2flybe84.1%+3.0ppt
5Down 4Loganair83.9%+2.8ppt
6Down 2Jet283.6%+2.5ppt
7Up 6British Airways83.1%+2.0ppt
8Up 7easyJet82.4%+1.3ppt
9Up 3Ryanair79.5%-1.6ppt
10Down 3BA CityFlyer79.0%-2.1ppt
11No ChangeThomas Cook Airlines74.0%-7.1ppt
12Down 3bmi regional74.0%-7.1ppt
13Down 5Eastern Airways72.7%-8.4ppt
14No ChangeThomson Airways71.0%-10.1ppt
15Down 13Virgin Atlantic70.9%-10.2ppt
Rolling Year to 30 November 2016
RankChg. AirlineOTPVersus UK
Average
1Up 1Aer Lingus Regional82.8%+9.2ppt
2Down 1Aer Lingus82.3%+8.7ppt
3No Changeflybe80.3%+6.7ppt
4No ChangeVirgin Atlantic78.6%+5.0ppt
5No ChangeLoganair77.8%+4.2ppt
6No ChangeBA CityFlyer75.7%+2.1ppt
7No Changebmi regional75.5%+1.9ppt
8No ChangeRyanair75.3%+1.7ppt
9No ChangeBritish Airways74.7%+1.1ppt
10No ChangeEastern Airways73.6%0.0ppt
11No ChangeMonarch Airlines72.9%-0.7ppt
12No ChangeJet271.4%-2.2ppt
13No ChangeThomas Cook Airlines70.9%-2.7ppt
14No ChangeThomson Airways68.4%-5.2ppt
15No ChangeeasyJet65.5%-8.1ppt
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.
AirlineSample
Aer Lingus100%
Aer Lingus Regional100%
BA CityFlyer100%
British Airways100%
bmi regional100%
Eastern Airways93%
easyJet100%
flybe96%
Jet2100%
Loganair100%
Monarch Airlines100%
Ryanair98%
Virgin Atlantic100%
Thomas Cook Airlines100%
Thomson Airways100%
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