JACDEC AIRLINE SAFETY RANKING 2017 Indian Airlines Jet Airways & Air India occupy 38th & 40th Position in Safety Ranking
Based on 2016 values
Based on 2016 values
|1||Cathay Pacific Airways||CX, CPA||China,Hong-Kong||0,005|
|2||Air New Zealand||NZ, ANZ||New Zealand||0,007|
|3||Hainan Airlines||HU, CHH||China||0,009|
|4||Qatar Airways||QR, QTR||Qatar||0,009|
|5||K L M||KL, KLM||Netherlands||0,011|
|6||EVA Air||BR, EVA||Taiwan||0,012|
|7||Emirates||EK, UAE||United Arab Emirates||0,013|
|8||Etihad Airways||EY, ETD||United Arab Emirates||0,014|
|10||Japan Airlines||JL, JAL||Japan||0,015|
|11||All Nippon Airways||NH, ANA||Japan||0,016|
|13||TAP Portugal||TP, TAP||Portugal||0,017|
|14||Virgin Atlantic Airways||VS, VIR||United Kingdom||0,017|
|15||Delta Air Lines||DL, DAL||USA||0,018|
|16||Air Canada||AC, ACA||Canada||0,020|
|17||jetBlue Airways||B6, JBU||USA||0,020|
|18||Virgin Australia||VA, VOZ||Australia||0,020|
|19||British Airways||BA, BAW||United Kingdom||0,023|
|20||Air Berlin||AB, BER||Germany||0,023|
|21||WestJet Airlines||WS, WJA||Canada||0,023|
|22||Sichuan Airlines||3U, CSC||China||0,028|
|23||Norwegian Air Shuttle||DY, NAX||Norway||0,032|
|24||Shenzhen Airlines||ZH, CSZ||China||0,032|
|26||Jetstar Airways||JQ, JST||Australia||0,036|
|27||Southwest Airlines||WN, SWA||USA||0,037|
|28||EasyJet||U2, EZY||United Kingdom||0,037|
|30||Thomson Airways||BY, TOM||United Kingdom||0,047|
|31||United Airlines||UA, UAL||USA||0,051|
|32||Singapore Airlines||SQ, SIA||Singapore||0,051|
|33||China Eastern Airlines||MU, CES||China||0,061|
|36||LATAM Chile||LA, LAN||Chile||0,095|
|38||Jet Airways||9W, JAI||India||0,109|
|40||Air India||AI, AIC||India||0,115|
|41||Air China||CA, CCA||China||0,121|
|42||Air France||AF, AFR||France||0,127|
|44||Alaska Airlines||AS, ASA||USA||0,143|
|45||American Airlines||AA, AAL||USA||0,146|
|46||China Southern Airlines||CZ, CSN||China||0,171|
|47||Asiana Airlines||OZ, AAR||South Korea||0,215|
|48||Thai Airways Intl||TG, THA||Thailand||0,224|
|49||SAS Scandinavian Airlines||SK, SAS||(Multinational)||0,267|
|50||Turkish Airlines||TK, THY||Turkey||0,316|
|51||Korean Air||KE,KAL||South Korea||0,349|
|52||Xiamen Airlines||MF, CXA||China||0,439|
|53||GOL Transportes Aér.||G3, GLO||Brazil||0,472|
|54||Saudia||SV, SVA||Saudi Arabia||0,507|
|55||LATAM Brazil||JJ, TAM||Brazil||0,575|
|56||Malaysia Airlines||MH, MAS||Malaysia||0,668|
|57||Lion Air||JT, LNI||Indonesia||0,764|
|58||Garuda Indonesia||GA, GIA||Indonesia||0,770|
|59||Avianca Colombia||AV, AVA||Colombia||0,914|
|60||China Airlines||CI, CAL||Taiwan||0,977|
Indigo is ranked 6th under category Among the world’s largest airlines, the LATAM Airlines Group has achieved the highest OTP with 85.60% of flights reported as on-time. The airline takes first place, up from its ranking of 8th place in the previous Punctuality League. US LCC Southwest has moved ahead of its mainline US rivals United Airlines and American Airlines with OTP of 78.20%. Each of the three major Chinese carriers has seen a positive improvement in OTP after a collective focus by the Chinese Civil Aviation Authority (CAAC) on improving OTP: China Southern has moved from 64.19% to 71.52%; China Eastern has moved from 61.80% to 70.62%; and, Air China has improved from 60.14% to 68.84%. In contrast, both SAS and Lufthansa have seen a drop in OTP and corresponding falls in their ranking
Azul tops the list of Top 20 LCCs with OTP of 85.21%, up from its ranking of fifth place last year. Jetstar Asia retains second place with OTP of 84.13%. Transavia and Norwegian are the only European LCCs in the Top 20 as Vueling, easyJet and Eurowings all drop to positions outside the Top 20. As a consequence Solaseed, Mango, Flynas and Air Busan all enter the Top 20 LCCs having made the qualifying criteria this year. Solaseed has achieved an impressive OTP with 82.90% of flights arriving on time.
Indigo Ranked at 7th place with OTP of 81.70% & Air Asia India ranked 12th with OTP of 79.03% in the list of Top 20 LCCs.
Small Airports departing 2.5-5 Million seats per annum. Among the Top 20 Small Airports 84.0% of arriving and departing flights were operated within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival and departure times in 2018. The data coverage for these airports was 92.9%.
Congratulations to Minsk Airport, a new entrant in the Punctuality League, for achieving the top spot among small airports with an impressive OTP of 92.35%. Brazil’s small airports have performed particularly well with Curitiba ranked 4th (up from 14th last year), Fortaleza ranked 8th (up from 24th) and Salvador ranked 13th (up from 27th). Also Bhubaneswar to be ranked 20th with a OTP of 81.64%.
Large Airports departing 10-20 Million seats per annum.
The Top 20 airports in the Large Airport category on average ensured that 81.9% of arriving and departing flights operated within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival and departure times in 2018. The average data coverage for these airports was 92.7%.
With OTP close to that achieved last year, Osaka holds on to the top spot in the rankings for large airports.
There are two new entrants to the Punctuality League among the Top 20 – Honolulu and Fukuoka, with Honolulu moving straight into 2nd place with an OTP of 87.67%.
Brasilia moves to 3rd place, up from 4th last year, while Salt Lake City is in 4th place this year, down from 2nd place last year.
While Chennai drops out, another Indian airport – Bengaluru – has made it into the Top 20 at 16th place and Hyderabad kept itself on 13th place with a OTP of 80.27%.
Calgary and Riyadh also move into the Top 20 having been ranked outside it last year.
Mega Airports departing 30 Million + seats per annum.
Average on-time performance in 2018 among the world’s biggest airports is 77.1%, meaning this percentage of arriving and departing flights operated within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival and departure times. Average data coverage for these 20 airports was 94.3%.
Seven of the Top 20 airports in this category are in North America, with a further six in Asia Pacific. Six of Europe’s biggest airports also make it into the Top 20 in this category
Although OTP at Tokyo Haneda & Delhi has fallen slightly, the airports retains there place at the top of the mega airport rankings.
While Atlanta, Singapore Changi and Los Angeles move up the table, ranked 2nd, 3rd and 5th respectively, Madrid, London Heathrow and Frankfurt have all moved down.
Munich Airport is a new entrant to this ranking, having qualified for the Mega Airports category for the first time, while Paris Charles de Gaulle and Dubai have dropped out of the table altogether.
In terms of aircraft departures, the Top 15 airports reported a growth of +2.9% YoY. All the Top 15 airports posted YoY increases. Chicago retained the 1st position with a growth of +5.4%, followed by Atlanta (+1.5%). The strongest growth in operations was recorded by Denver at +7.9% and Frankfurt at +6.3%. New Delhi Airport ranked at 14th place with a YoY increase of 4.2%.
In terms of passengers, the Top 15 airports reported a growth of +3.1% YoY. All the Top 15 airports posted YoY increases, except for Tokyo with a decline of -3.7%. Two Chinese airports, Guangzhou and Beijing, topped the list in terms of YoY increases at +6.3% and +6.0%, respectively. Atlanta remained at 1st with a growth of +1.2%, followed by Beijing. New Delhi Airport ranked at 15th place with a YoY increase of 4.2%.