Bangkok flight punctuality improves
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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