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Virgin and Aer Lingus lead in the September 2016

OTP rankings

27 Feb 2017
 
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Virgin Atlantic flights retained first place in our OTP league table of UK & Ireland airlines across UK Airports for September 2016 recording 82.6% on-time performance, over 10 percentage points above the national average and the second consecutive month in top position for the airline.

Aer Lingus followed in runner-up position with 80.6% OTP, with Loganair flights climbing two places since August to secure third place for the month with 79.2% OTP.

Eastern Airways timekeeping made a rare fall to last place during September with 58.8% OTP, with easyJet still facing another summer struggle for punctuality with 60.1% OTP.

Overall OTP
 
  Sep 2016 Rolling Year to 30 Sep 2016
  OTP Month Chg. vs. 3-yr
Sep Avg.
OTP Month Chg. vs. 3-yr
Avg.
Scheduled Flights 72.2% +1.2ppt -4.2ppt 73.7% -0.2ppt -4.4ppt

Overall scheduled flight OTP at UK Airports was 72.2% in September 2016, a 1.2 percentage point improvement compared with the previous month but still four percentage points lower than the historical 3-year average for September OTP.

OTP for the rolling year to 30 September 2016 was 73.7%, a slight drop compared with the rolling year to 31 August and 4.4 percentage points below the 3-year average level.

Latest Month: September 2016
Rank Chg. Airline OTP Versus UK
Average
1 No Change Virgin Atlantic 82.6% +10.4ppt
2 No Change Aer Lingus 80.6% +8.4ppt
3 Up 2 Loganair 79.2% +7.0ppt
4 Down 1 BA CityFlyer 78.8% +6.6ppt
5 Up 1 flybe 78.6% +6.4ppt
6 Up 4 Ryanair 77.8% +5.6ppt
7 Up 1 Aer Lingus Regional 75.2% +3.0ppt
8 Up 5 Jet2 73.6% +1.4ppt
9 Up 2 Thomas Cook Airlines 72.7% +0.5ppt
10 Down 3 British Airways 71.9% -0.3ppt
11 Up 1 Monarch Airlines 68.4% -3.8ppt
12 Down 3 Thomson Airways 68.2% -4.0ppt
13 Down 9 bmi regional 67.0% -5.2ppt
14 Up 1 easyJet 60.1% -12.1ppt
15 Down 1 Eastern Airways 58.8% -13.4ppt
 
Virgin Atlantic Airways flights achieved the highest on-time performance level for September 2016 in our league table of UK & Ireland airlines with 82.6% OTP recorded, over 10 percentage points above the national average level for the month and the second consecutive month in top position for the airline.

Aer Lingus followed in runner-up place for the month with 80.6% OTP, with Loganair climbing two places month-on-month to secure third place with 79.2% OTP.

Eastern Airways flights made a rare fall to last place for the month, recording the worst performance among major UK & Ireland carriers with just 58.8% OTP.

easyJet services continued their summer punctuality struggle with only 60.1% OTP for September, some 12 percentage points poorer than the national average OTP level.

For the rolling year to 30 September 2016 Aer Lingus and their regional affiliate swapped positions between first and second place with 81.7% and 81.2% OTP respectively for the carriers across UK Airports. flybe flights remained in third position with 80.2% on-time performance.

Virgin Atlantic services were in third place for the 12 month period, achieving 78.8% OTP.

easyJet flights remained in last place when compared with the rolling year to 31 August 2016, with 66.0% OTP, nearly eight percentage points worse than the UK average.

easyJet were closely followed by Thomson Airways flights in 14th place with only 67.8% OTP.
Rolling Year to 30 September 2016
Rank Chg. Airline OTP Versus UK
Average
1 Up 1 Aer Lingus 81.7% +8.0ppt
2 Down 1 Aer Lingus Regional 81.2% +7.5ppt
3 No Change flybe 80.2% +6.5ppt
4 No Change Virgin Atlantic 78.8% +5.1ppt
5 No Change bmi regional 76.5% +2.8ppt
6 No Change BA CityFlyer 76.3% +2.6ppt
7 No Change Ryanair 76.1% +2.4ppt
8 Up 1 Loganair 75.4% +1.7ppt
9 Up 2 British Airways 74.3% +0.6ppt
10 Down 2 Eastern Airways 73.6% -0.1ppt
11 Down 1 Monarch Airlines 73.4% -0.3ppt
12 No Change Jet2 71.3% -2.4ppt
13 No Change Thomas Cook Airlines 70.5% -3.2ppt
14 No Change Thomson Airways 67.8% -5.9ppt
15 No Change easyJet 66.0% -7.7ppt
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