According to data released by the civil aviation regulator, after the state-owned airline was taken over by the Tata group, Air India improved its on-time performance in the four metro airports of Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad by as much as 28 percent in the first three months of this year.
According to data from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, an average of 71.5 percent of Air India flights were on time in the four metro airports from October to December 2021, improving to an average of 91.3 percent between January and March.
“All airlines’ on-time performance is a critical metric,” says the author, Former Air India executive director Jitender Bhargava stated.
“It’s encouraging to observe that since Tata took control of Air India, on-time performance has improved significantly. This was to be expected, after all “he stated
“Last month, we had a 91.2 percent on-time performance, which was much higher than the previous It’s been years,”an airline official stated on condition of anonymity
“It has always been Air India’s goal to operate flights on time, and we are doing everything we can to guarantee that Air India continues to do so,” says the company According to the official.
According to data, Air India’s average timely flights at metro airports were 92.9 percent in January, 89.8 percent in February, and 91.2 percent in March. This was a significant improvement over the previous three months, when they were 75.1 percent in October, 67.9% in November, and 71.7 percent in December.
Last month, Air India achieved the fifth-best on-time performance score among metro airports. In October, it was at the bottom of the league table, and only crept up a notch in November and December. There are seven carriers in the ranking table.
“An increase in on-time performance can only be attributed to the employees’ desire to stay on schedule. Everything will be determined by how well you do. Previously, they had little motivation to labour. They’ve started working now.
“To increase their on-time performance even further, they need to shorten the check-in procedure and ensure that the disembarkation and embarkation processes are completed effectively“
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