Tuesday, September 19, 2017

KIA has an impressive 80% on-time reccord

Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) – the third-busiest airport in the country – had an impressive On-Time Performance (OTP) for the last eight months.

Apart from January and February, when fog plays a determining role in flight schedules, the OTP percentage as far as departures were concerned was in the mid-80s. While the departure OPT percentage during January and February was 70 and 77 per cent respectively, in the subsequent months, the percentage was in the mid-80s, as per Bangalore International Airport Limited’s (BIAL) OTP reports. During June and August, the OTP reached a high of 86 per cent.

Similarly, the arrival OTP was 62 and 66 per cent respectively during the first two months of the year and the percentage gradually picked up in the subsequent months. During the last three months – June, July and August – the OTP arrival was 75, 74 and 77 per cent respectively.

Looking at the airline-wise departure OPT percentage during August, Indigo recorded the best OTP ranking among the eight domestic carriers with 92 per cent followed by AirAsia India with 91 per cent and GoAir with 90 per cent. Vistara, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and Air India had a lower percentage.

According to the airline-wise departure OPT percentage for August, Truejet had the highest ranking followed by AirAsia India and Indigo.
19/09/17 Hemanth C S/Bangalore Mirror

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