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Latest On-Time Performance Stats for:

January 2016
and the Rolling Year to 31 January 2016

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 2016Rolling Year to 31 January 2016
 OTPMonth Chg.vs. 3-yr
Jan Avg.
OTPMonth Chg.vs. 3-yr
Scheduled Flights79.2%+2.7ppt+0.3ppt76.6%+0.1ppt-1.5ppt
Note: Data at 24 UK Reporting Airports.
Scheduled Airlines
Latest Month: January 2016
RankChg. AirlineOTPVersus UK
1Up 1Aer Lingus90.5%+11.3ppt
2Down 1flybe87.8%+8.6ppt
3Up 3Aer Lingus Regional86.7%+7.5ppt
4No Changebmi regional85.1%+5.9ppt
5Down 2BA CityFlyer84.9%+5.7ppt
6Down 1British Airways82.2%+3.0ppt
7Up 2Ryanair80.8%+1.6ppt
8Down 1Virgin Atlantic80.4%+1.2ppt
9Down 1Monarch Airlines78.9%-0.3ppt
10Up 2Eastern Airways78.7%-0.5ppt
11No ChangeeasyJet78.1%-1.1ppt
12No ChangeThomas Cook Airlines72.0%-7.2ppt
13No ChangeLoganair71.0%-8.2ppt
14Down 4Jet269.6%-9.6ppt
15No ChangeThomson Airways68.0%-11.2ppt
Rolling Year to 31 January 2016
RankChg. AirlineOTPVersus UK
1Up 1bmi regional85.1%+8.5ppt
2Down 1BA CityFlyer84.5%+7.9ppt
3Up 1flybe82.1%+5.5ppt
4Down 1Aer Lingus Regional81.9%+5.3ppt
5No ChangeEastern Airways80.7%+4.1ppt
6No ChangeAer Lingus80.6%+4.0ppt
7No ChangeRyanair80.3%+3.7ppt
8No ChangeMonarch Airlines79.6%+3.0ppt
9No ChangeVirgin Atlantic79.2%+2.6ppt
10No ChangeJet277.6%+1.0ppt
11No ChangeThomas Cook Airlines75.6%-1.0ppt
12No ChangeBritish Airways74.7%-1.9ppt
13Down 2Loganair74.6%-2.0ppt
14Down 1easyJet71.6%-5.0ppt
15No ChangeThomson Airways71.2%-5.4ppt
Note: easyJet includes flights operated by easyJet Switzerland at UK reporting airports.
All Thomas Cook and Thomson flights are considered scheduled services, even when they are labelled 'charter'.
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%