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Worst overall OTP for five years in June 2016;

Eastern Airways lead with 78% on-time, easyJet in

last place with a dismal 46% on-time

17 Jan 2017
 
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June 2016 was the worst single month on record since we began analysing monthly OTP levels in January 2012 - with only 61% of scheduled flights operating on time at UK Reporting Airports.

In our OTP league table, Eastern Airways achieved top position with 78% OTP while easyJet recorded just 46% OTP, the first time we have witnessed an airline record a higher level of flights delayed than on time at a national level.

Overall OTP
 
  Jun 2016Rolling Year to 30 Jun 2016
 OTPMonth Chg.vs. 3-yr
Jun Avg.
OTPMonth Chg.vs. 3-yr
Avg.
Scheduled Flights60.7%-14.4ppt-15.0ppt74.8%-1.4ppt-3.3ppt

Overall scheduled flight on-time performance at UK Reporting Airports fell by a dramatic 14.4 percentage points between May 2016 and June 2016 to 60.7%, 15 percentage points below the 3-year average June OTP level of 75.7%, making it the worst month for scheduled flight punctuality at UK Airports since we began analysing monthly OTP levels in January 2012.

OTP for the rolling year to 30 June 2016 was 74.8%, 1.4 percentage points below that for the rolling year to 31 May and 3.3 percentage points below the 3-year average level.

Latest Month: June 2016
RankChg. AirlineOTPVersus UK
Average
1Up 3Eastern Airways78.3%+17.6ppt
2No ChangeLoganair74.5%+13.8ppt
3Up 5Virgin Atlantic74.3%+13.6ppt
4Down 3flybe71.8%+11.1ppt
5No ChangeAer Lingus70.4%+9.7ppt
6Down 3Aer Lingus Regional68.4%+7.7ppt
7Up 2Monarch Airlines63.2%+2.5ppt
8Up 5Thomas Cook Airlines62.8%+2.1ppt
9Down 2Ryanair61.8%+1.1ppt
10No ChangeJet260.9%+0.2ppt
11Up 3Thomson Airways60.8%+0.1ppt
12Down 1BA CityFlyer59.4%-1.3ppt
13Down 7bmi regional59.4%-1.3ppt
14Down 2British Airways57.8%-2.9ppt
15No ChangeeasyJet45.8%-14.9ppt
 
Eastern Airways flights achieved the highest punctuality level for June 2016 in our league table of UK & Ireland airlines with 78.3% OTP, not usually a standout performance but in this case a huge 17.6 percentage point lead over the national average level for the month.

Loganair were in second place for the month with 74.6% OTP, closely followed by Virgin Atlantic in third recording 74.3% OTP.

By far the worst performance among major UK & Ireland carriers was seen for easyJet services, achieving a dismal 45.8% on-time performance, the first time we have witnessed an airline record a higher level of flights delayed than on time at a national level.

British Airways, bmi regional and BA CityFlyer services also recorded poor timekeeping with OTP levels below the monthly UK average.

For the rolling year to 30 June 2016 Aer Lingus Regional flights climbed three places to reach first position with 81.3% on-time performance, with Aer Lingus climbing one place to take second position overall with 81.0% OTP.

bmi regional flights suffered the highest drop when compared with the rolling year to 31 May 2016, falling three places to finish fourth with 80.4% OTP.

Thomson Airways and easyJet flights had the poorest OTP levels for the 12 month period, recording around 67% and 69% on-time performance respectively, at least six percentage points worse than the UK average.
Rolling Year to 30 June 2016
RankChg. AirlineOTPVersus UK
Average
1Up 3Aer Lingus Regional81.3%+6.5ppt
2Up 1Aer Lingus81.0%+6.2ppt
3Down 1flybe80.8%+6.0ppt
4Down 3bmi regional80.4%+5.6ppt
5Up 2Eastern Airways78.5%+3.7ppt
6Down 1BA CityFlyer78.2%+3.4ppt
7Down 1Ryanair78.0%+3.2ppt
8Up 1Virgin Atlantic77.7%+2.9ppt
9Down 1Monarch Airlines76.4%+1.6ppt
10No ChangeJet274.9%+0.1ppt
11Up 1Loganair74.5%-0.3ppt
12Down 1British Airways73.9%-0.9ppt
13No ChangeThomas Cook Airlines71.2%-3.6ppt
14No ChangeeasyJet68.6%-6.2ppt
15No ChangeThomson Airways66.8%-8.0ppt
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