Wednesday, January 11, 2023

IndiGo, Coimbatore airport among world's 20 most punctual airlines, airports: Report

The country's largest airline IndiGo and state-owned Coimbatore airport are among the 20 most punctual airlines and airports globally, according to a report.

When it comes to On-Time Performance (OTP) in 2022, IndiGo is ranked 15th while Coimbatore airport is at the 13th position, as per the report by aviation analytics firm OAG.

IndiGo and the Airports Authority of India (AAI)-owned Coimbatore airport are the only Indian airline and airport, respectively, in the OAG's Punctuality League report released on Wednesday.

Among the 20 most punctual airlines globally, IndiGo is at 15th place with an OTP of 83.51 per cent in 2022. It is a steep jump from the 54th position in 2019 when the OTP was 77.38 per cent.

The list is topped by Garuda Indonesia with an OTP of 95.63 per cent, followed by Safair (95.30 per cent) and Eurowings (95.26 per cent) at the second and third spots, respectively.

Among the top 20 mega airlines by OTP, IndiGo is at fifth place in the list, topped by All Nippon Airways (88.79 per cent).

"IndiGo (6E) has moved up the rankings, from tenth in 2019 to fifth in 2022. India's biggest carrier has seen frequency increase over this period, now operating 8 per cent more flights than in 2019," the report said.

In the league of the top 20 most punctual low-cost carriers, IndiGo is at the sixth position.

11/01/23 PTI/Deccan Herald

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