Air India achieves 99.58 % schedule integrity

Last Updated: Thu, Mar 14, 2013 15:02 hrs

New Delhi, Mar 14 (IBNS) Minister of State for Civil Aviation K.C. Venugopal on Thursday informed Rajya Sabha that national carrier Air India and Air India Express have achieved schedule integrity of 99.58 per cent and 99.18 per cent respectively.

"In addition, Air India and Air India Express have also achieved On Time Performance (OTP) of more than 76.10 per cent and 91 per cent respectively during the Winter Schedule. This was a result of several steps being taken such as close monitoring, optimization of schedules, frequent feedback, making contingency arrangements etc. which were initiated during the winter Schedule These came into effect from 28th October, 2012," said Venugopal.

The Minister also informed the Rajya Sabha that no flights of Air India and Air India Express from Kerala to Middle East were cancelled during the year 2013 upto Mar 10.

"However there have been some instances of delays due to various reasons.In case of delays or cancellations passengers are informed in advance and those passengers reaching the airport are attended as per the prescribed norms," he said.

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