The OTP of an airline is currently measured only on the basis of the timings of the departing flights.
IndiGo's technical snags: A clueless aviation watchdog, DGCA must seek aircraft-specific glitch data from carriers
Instead of asking for the number of technical snags, aviation regulator DGCA must seek data on the percentage of snags per aircraft per cycle (one takeoff and landing).
The government should better wake up, lest airport capacity could become an unresolvable mess pretty soon if India's air traffic boom continues.
In January at least one in four flights into or from the country’s four busiest airports – Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore – was delayed.
IndiGo alleges faulty system to calculate flight punctuality as domestic airlines fight over on-time performance
For the last few months, market leader IndiGo has seen its OTP suffer at Mumbai, prompting the airline to lodge a complaint against the way OTP data were being compiled by the Mumbai airport operator.
Low cost carrier IndiGo maintained its leadership position with a market share of 36.8 percent in October
Lohani, who recently took over as the chairman and managing director of the government-run airline, in a letter to the 27,000 employees today, said Air India is a brand, which needs to be revived with concerted efforts from all.
According to the DGCA statistics for January, released last week, while IndiGo had an on-time performance of 73.3 percent in January, another budget carrier GoAir clocked an over all 65.8 percent OTP in the reporting month.
The latest move to cut salaries could set off internal resentment and bad blood among employees, who are already seething because of salary delays
Air India continues to regain market share and is a clear No 2 right now. Is it doing something right or is it just the short-term effect of fare cuts?