Airline times slip
THE on-time performance of Australia’s domestic carriers slipped during 2017-18, falling below the rates achieved during the previous year as well as the long-term average.
Year-end figures released today by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) show 82% of depatures and 81.2% of arrivals were on time last financial year, down from 83.8% and 83% respectively in 2016-17.
VA had the best on-time rates of 84.7% for departures and 82.6% for arrivals, followed by QF (82.8%/82.3%), JQ (75.2%/77.8%) and TT (71.5%/69.4%).
The year’s CNX rate was 1.7%.