Australia’s domestic on time performance and cancellations improve in Jan-2017

    Australia’s BITRE reports domestic on time performance in Jan-2017

    Australias Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reported (21-Feb-2017) overall domestic on time performance in Jan-2017 for participating airlines averaged 87.2% for departures and 87.6% for arrivals. Cancellations were recorded for 1.1% of services.

    The figures are an improvement year-on-year with BITRE reporting that the equivalent figures for January 2016 were 84.4 per cent for both arrivals and departures and 2.1 per cent for cancellations, marking an improvement of 3% for both arrivals and departures.

    The Jan-2017 on time arrivals figure was higher than the long term average performance for all routes (82.8 per cent) and the on time departures figure was also higher than the long term average (84.2 per cent).

    The rate of cancellations was lower than the long term average of 1.4 per cent.

    Details include:

    On-time departures: 87.2%;

    • Jetstar: 76.4%;
    • Qantas: 91.5%;
    • QantasLink: 86.6%;
    • RegionalExpress: 92.1%;
    • Tigerair: 77.5%;
    • Virgin Australia:7%;
    • Virgin Australia RegionalAirlines: 92.1%;

    On-time arrivals: 87.6%;

    • Jetstar: 81.2%;
    • Qantas: 91.7%;
    • QantasLink: 86.1%;
    • Regional Express: 89.2%;
    • Tigerair: 79.0%;
    • Virgin Australia: 91.6%;
    • Virgin Australia Regional Airlines: 90.3%;

    Cancellations: 1.1%;

    • Jetstar: 1.0%;
    • Qantas: 0.5%;
    • QantasLink: 2.2%;
    • Regional Express: 0.2%;
    • Tigerair: 1.5%;
    • Virgin Australia: 0.9%;
    • Virgin Australia Regional Airlines: 2.0%.

    www.bitre.gov.au