Overall scheduled flight OTP levels at UK Reporting Airports remained constant between January and February 2016, at 79.1%, though this was poorer than the 3-year February average level of 82.2%.
During the rolling 12 month period ending 29 February 2016 on-time performance fell slightly compared to the rolling year to 31 January 2016, from 76.6% to 76.4%, some 1.7 percentage points below the 3-year average level.
|Latest Month: February 2016|
|2|| 1||Aer Lingus Regional||86.9%||+7.8ppt|
|3|| 5||Virgin Atlantic||85.1%||+6.0ppt|
|5|| 1||British Airways||82.0%||+2.9ppt|
|6|| 2||bmi regional||81.3%||+2.2ppt|
|8|| 2||Eastern Airways||80.2%||+1.1ppt|
|13|| 1||Thomas Cook Airlines||71.8%||-7.3ppt|
|14|| 9||BA CityFlyer||70.8%||-8.3ppt|
Aer Lingus secured their second consecutive month at the top of our UK & Ireland airlines OTP league table at UK Reporting Airports
, recording 88.2% on-time performance during February 2016, around nine percentage points better than the UK average.
Aer Lingus Regional flights climbed to second position with 86.9% OTP, and Virgin Atlantic made a significant gain climbing five places to secure third position with 85.1% OTP (up from 80.4% the previous month).
British Airways continued their recent trend of achieving strong OTP levels with 82% recorded in February 2016, having suffered well below average timekeeping during most of 2015.
At the bottom of the table for the second month Thomson Airways flights achieved just 65.7% on-time performance, more than 13 percentage points below the UK average.
Unusually, BA CityFlyer were in 14th place, their OTP dropping from 85% in January to 71% in February, by far the worst monthly on-time performance level recorded for the regional carrier since we began analysing monthly OTP in January 2012.