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bmi regional top in February 2015

15 May 2015
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bmi regional led the OTP league table for February 2015 at 24 UK Reporting Airports, with 90.2% of flights operating on time, followed by Aer Lingus Regional (89.3%) and Aer Lingus (88.2%).

 Latest On-Time Performance Stats: February 2015
Scheduled AirlinesFeb '15versus
UK Avg
12mths to
Feb '15
UK Avg
bmi regional90.2%+7.8ppt85.5%+7.4ppt
Aer Lingus Regional89.3%+6.9ppt85.7%+7.6ppt
Aer Lingus88.2%+5.8ppt83.3%+5.2ppt
BA CityFlyer87.1%+4.7ppt87.8%+9.7ppt
Eastern Airways86.9%+4.5ppt80.4%+2.3ppt
Virgin Atlantic86.8%+4.4ppt81.9%+3.8ppt
Monarch (Scheduled)83.2%+0.8ppt76.6%-1.5ppt
British Airways81.6%-0.8ppt75.5%-2.6ppt
Charter AirlinesFeb '15versus
UK Avg
12mths to
Feb '15
UK Avg
Thomas Cook77.3%+6.0ppt76.0%+3.4ppt
Monarch (Charter)59.8%-11.5ppt67.9%-4.7ppt

Full details at our February 2015 Latest OTP page.
Largest UK & Ireland Airlines.
On-Time Performance: % of flights operating up to 15 minutes late.
Data at 24 UK Reporting Airports.
BA CityFlyer, Eastern Airways and Virgin Atlantic followed with solid performances, exceeding the UK scheduled flight OTP average by four to five percentage points.

Jet2 and Ryanair were at the bottom of the league table for February, though their OTP levels of 78.8% and 80.7% respectively were not significantly below the UK average.

For the rolling year to 28 February 2015 there was no change in the ranking, with BA CityFlyer in first position recording 87.8% OTP, close to 10 percentage points better than the UK average during the period. Aer Lingus Regional were in second place for the year with 85.7% OTP, while at the other end of the table British Airways and Monarch Scheduled were the only two of the analysed airlines falling significantly below the UK OTP average for the period, with 75.5% and 76.6% OTP respectively for the two carriers.

Charter flight OTP levels had another improvement in February 2015 compared with the previous month at 71.3%. Thomas Cook Airlines retained top position with 77.3% OTP, followed by Thomson Airways flights which achieved 71.2% OTP. Monarch charter flights had the worst timekeeping however with only 59.8% operating on time during the month.

For the rolling year to 28 February 2015 the charter airline rankings were the same, with Thomas Cook (76.0% OTP) leading over Thomson Airways (73.9%) and Monarch charter flights (67.9%).

 UK Reporting Airports (from Jan 2015 data)
UK Reporting Airports Map
As a reminder, from January 2015 data the monthly OTP league table published has analysed punctuality data at 24 UK Reporting Airports, an increase of 14 new analysis points compared with previous datasets, and which effectively provides almost complete national coverage.

As a result we added three UK & Ireland scheduled airlines to our analysis group from January 2015; Aer Lingus Regional, Eastern Airways and Loganair. Data for all three carriers is now included in the monthly Latest OTP table, and can be seen above.

Data across the site will now take advantage of all 24 UK Reporting Airports and you can read further details about the changes at our Changes in Punctuality Data in 2015 news article, or on our main Data Analysis page.
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