October 18, 2023: Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (KIA), has secured the top position as the world's most punctual Airport for the past three consecutive months, according to Cirium's 'The On-Time Performance Monthly Report.'
KIA maintained an impressive on-time departure experience for passengers, with 87.51% punctuality in July, 89.66% in August, and 88.51% in September. According to the report, on-time departure ranking measures the percentage of flights that departed within 15 minutes of the scheduled time.
Cirium's rigorous evaluation process involves a thorough review of flight data for airports worldwide. Airports are categorized based on factors like seat capacity, gate departures coverage of 80% or higher, and flight volume. The categories include Global Airport (25 - 40 million passengers), Large Airport (25 - 40 million passengers), Medium Airport (15 - 25 million passengers), and Small Airport (5 - 15 million passengers).
Salt Lake City International airport in the US was rated second.
Another Indian airport, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad came third.
Minneapolis International Airport also in the US, was rated number 4.
View the complete Cirium 'The On-Time Performance Monthly Reports - Airports for September ’23 at this link.