The World's Most Ontime Airline is from Southeast Asia, And It's not Singapore Airlines

The World's Most Ontime Airline is from Southeast Asia, And It's not Singapore Airlines
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Flight delays are painfully common, but it seems passengers on Garuda Indonesia may not have to worry as much about reaching their destination on time.

According to a new ranking by UK-based travel data provider OAG, Indonesia’s national carrier is the most punctual airline in the entire world.

Published on Thursday (Jan 2), OAG’s Punctuality League 2020 ranked several Asian airlines among the top 10 most punctual in the world. These include Japan’s Skymark Airlines at third place, All Nippon Airways at seventh, Jetstar Asia at eighth, Singapore Airlines at ninth, and Thai AirAsia at 10th spot.

On its Punctuality League 2020, OAG declared Indonesia's flag carrier Garuda Indonesia the world's most punctual airline, Aeroflot the most punctual mega airline in Europe and Sheremetyevo International Airport the world's most punctual mega airport.

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"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.


Akhyari Hananto

I began my career in the banking industry in 1997, and stayed approx 6 years in it. This industry boost his knowledge about the economic condition in Indonesia, both macro and micro, and how to More understand it. My banking career continued in Yogyakarta when I joined in a program funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB),as the coordinator for a program aimed to help improve the quality of learning and teaching process in private universities in Yogyakarta. When the earthquake stroke Yogyakarta, I chose to join an international NGO working in the area of ?disaster response and management, which allows me to help rebuild the city, as well as other disaster-stricken area in Indonesia. I went on to become the coordinator for emergency response in the Asia Pacific region. Then I was assigned for 1 year in Cambodia, as a country coordinator mostly to deliver developmental programs (water and sanitation, education, livelihood). In 2009, he continued his career as a protocol and HR officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya, and two years later I joined the Political and Economic Section until now, where i have to deal with extensive range of people and government officials, as well as private and government institution troughout eastern Indonesia. I am the founder and Editor-in-Chief in Good News From Indonesia (GNFI), a growing and influential social media movement, and was selected as one of The Most Influential Netizen 2011 by The Marketeers magazine. I also wrote a book on "Fundamentals of Disaster Management in 2007"?, "Good News From Indonesia : Beragam Prestasi Anak Bangsa di dunia"? which was luanched in August 2013, and "Indonesia Bersyukur"? which is launched in Sept 2013. In 2014, 3 books were released in which i was one of the writer; "Indonesia Pelangi Dunia"?, "Indonesia The Untold Stories"? and "Growing! Meretas Jalan Kejayaan" I give lectures to students in lectures nationwide, sharing on full range of issues, from economy, to diplomacy Less
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