GARUDA Indonesia is the most punctual airline in the world based on the Official Air Guideline (OAG) assessment as of January 2023. The national airline’s punctuality record outperforms Japan Airlines (JAL) and Emirates, which are known as leading airlines.
“Garuda Indonesia is the most punctual global airline with an OTP (on-time performance) of 95.6%. Other leading global airlines have an OTP value far below Garuda Indonesia. For example, All Nippon Airways is ranked 6th with an OTP of 88.79%, JAL is ranked 7th with an OTP of 88.07%,” according to the OAG report, Wednesday (01/11).
Another leading global airline, has an OTP value far below Garuda Indonesia. Like All Nippon Airways in rank 6 with an OTP of 88.79%, JAL is in rank 7 with an OTP of 88.07%.
Middle East-based airlines such as Etihad are even at the bottom of the list of the 20 most punctual global airlines. Etihad has an OTP score of 81.13%. Meanwhile, Emirates is one level above it, which ranks 19th with an OTP of 81.14%.
Garuda Indonesia’s punctuality in the latest list released by OAG has increased by one level compared to 2019. Before the pandemic, Garuda Indonesia was still in second place. But OAG noted, when the timeliness assessment was carried out, the number of flights operated by Garuda Indonesia was only a quarter compared to 2019.
In the list of the 20 most punctual global airlines as of January 2023, there are 7 and the most are from Asia, 6 are from Latin America, the others are from Europe. There is only one United States (US) airline on the list of the 20 best, namely Delta Air Lines. [sources/photo special]