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Loganair lead October 2016 OTP league table with

Virgin runner-up

13 Mar 2017
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Loganair achieved top position in our OTP league table of 15 UK & Ireland scheduled airlines across UK Airports during October 2016, with 86.3% on-time performance recorded, 11 percentage points higher than the UK average.

Virgin Atlantic flights followed in second place with 83.8% OTP, with Aer Lingus Regional and Jet2 services following closely in third and fourth recording 82.6% and 82.5% OTP respectively.

At the bottom of the league table easyJet fell back into to last place during October with 65.7% OTP, nine percentage points worse than the scheduled flight average.

Overall OTP
  Oct 2016 Rolling Year to 31 Oct 2016
  OTP Month Chg. vs. 3-yr
Oct Avg.
OTP Month Chg. vs. 3-yr
Scheduled Flights 74.9% +2.7ppt -3.6ppt 73.3% -0.4ppt -4.8ppt

Overall scheduled flight OTP at UK Airports was 74.9% in October 2016, a 2.7 percentage point improvement compared with the previous month but still 3.6 percentage points lower than the historical 3-year average for October OTP.

OTP for the rolling year to 31 October 2016 was 73.3%, a slight drop compared with the rolling year to 31 September and 4.8 percentage points below the 3-year average level.

Latest Month: October 2016
Rank Chg. Airline OTP Versus UK
1 Up 2 Loganair 86.3% +11.4ppt
2 Down 1 Virgin Atlantic 83.8% +8.9ppt
3 Up 4 Aer Lingus Regional 82.6% +7.7ppt
4 Up 4 Jet2 82.5% +7.6ppt
5 Down 3 Aer Lingus 81.4% +6.5ppt
6 Down 1 flybe 81.0% +6.1ppt
7 Down 3 BA CityFlyer 80.5% +5.6ppt
8 Up 7 Eastern Airways 79.9% +5.0ppt
9 Up 4 bmi regional 78.2% +3.3ppt
10 Up 1 Monarch Airlines 78.0% +3.1ppt
11 Down 2 Thomas Cook Airlines 76.8% +1.9ppt
12 Down 6 Ryanair 76.5% +1.6ppt
13 Down 3 British Airways 75.6% +0.7ppt
14 Down 2 Thomson Airways 73.3% -1.6ppt
15 Down 1 easyJet 65.7% -9.2ppt
Loganair achieved the highest on-time performance among UK & Ireland Airlines at UK Airports during October 2016 with 86.3% OTP, over 11 percentage points above the national average level for the month. Virgin Atlantic flights dropped one position to finish in second place for the month with 83.8% OTP.

Aer Lingus Regional and Jet2 both climbed four positions month-on-month to achieve third and fourth place with 82.6% and 82.5% OTP respectively.

easyJet flights returned to last place for the month, recording the worst performance among major UK & Ireland carriers with just 65.7% OTP, around nine percentage points below the national average level.

Thomson Airways flights also had less than average timekeeping during October with 73.3% OTP, around 1.6 percentage points below the national mean.

For the rolling year to 31 October 2016 there were only minor changes in the ranking compared with the rolling year to 30 September, with Aer Lingus and their regional affiliate still in first and second place with 81.5% and 81.4% OTP respectively for the carriers across UK Airports. flybe flights were in third position with 80.1% on-time performance.

Virgin Atlantic services were in fourth place for the 12 month period, achieving 79.0% OTP.

easyJet flights remained in last place during the rolling year, with 65.2% OTP, over eight percentage points worse than the UK average.

easyJet were followed by Thomson Airways flights in 14th place with only 68.3% OTP.
Rolling Year to 31 October 2016
Rank Chg. Airline OTP Versus UK
1 No Change Aer Lingus 81.5% +8.2ppt
2 No Change Aer Lingus Regional 81.4% +8.1ppt
3 No Change flybe 80.1% +6.8ppt
4 No Change Virgin Atlantic 79.0% +5.7ppt
5 Up 3 Loganair 76.6% +3.3ppt
6 No Change BA CityFlyer 76.0% +2.7ppt
7 Down 2 bmi regional 75.9% +2.6ppt
8 Down 1 Ryanair 75.5% +2.2ppt
9 No Change British Airways 74.1% +0.8ppt
10 No Change Eastern Airways 73.5% +0.2ppt
11 No Change Monarch Airlines 72.8% -0.5ppt
12 No Change Jet2 71.2% -2.1ppt
13 No Change Thomas Cook Airlines 70.9% -2.4ppt
14 No Change Thomson Airways 68.3% -5.0ppt
15 No Change easyJet 65.2% -8.1ppt
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