Bangkok flight punctuality improves
Published on Jun 6, 2012
Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport surged into second place in the global punctuality standings last month. According to the latest data from FlightStats, 87.41% of fl ights from Suvarnabhumi took off within 15 minutes of their scheduled departure time in May 2012 – the second highest in the world. Tokyo Haneda airport continued to top the charts at 94.73%. Sydney also saw a strong performance in May, at 85.71% - fourth in the global rankings. Chinese airports however, did not fare so well. Shanghai Pudong’s on-time performance was just 43.15%, ahead of Guangzhou (31.59%) and Beijing (28.46%).
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