Asia-Pacific airlines dominated the global rankings with nine out of the top 20 most punctual airlines in the world. They are Garuda Indonesia (1), Skymark Airlines (3), All Nippon Airways (7), Jetstar Asia (8), Singapore Airlines (9), Thai AirAsia (10), Japan Airlines (15), Qantas Airways (18) and Indonesia AirAsia (20).
"Garuda Indonesia takes the top spot globally and regionally with an impressive OTP of 95.01 percent," OAG said in a press release issued on Friday, January 3, 2019.
Japanese airport Osaka Itami (ITM) finished as the most punctual Large Airport for a second consecutive year with an OTP of 88.03 percent. Tokyo Haneda (HND) ranked second in the Mega Airport category with an OTP of 86.60 percent,
“Asia Pacific carriers and airports continued to demonstrate exceptional OTP this year, with many LCCs and legacy carriers improving year-over-year performance," said Mayur (Mac) Patel, Head of JAPAC for OAG.
The leading performance of Garuda Indonesia, Skymark Airlines, Osaka Itami and Tokyo Haneda on the global stage is commendable,” he added.