Hyderabad airport declared as world’s most punctual airport

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  • The GMR Hyderabad International Airport has achieved a global feat by recording the most punctual airport in the world.
  • A recently released report by aviation analytical firm, CIrium, stated that the airport recorded 90.43 percent on-time performance.
  • It was followed by Kempegowda International (BLR) in Bengaluru with 86.14%, followed by Bogota’s El Dorado International (BOG) in Colombia.
  • Hyderabad airport is the only airport in the world to cross the 90 per cent mark. Hyderabad airport topped the charts in both ‘Global airports’ and ‘Large airports’ categories.
  • Airports were selected based on actual gate departure service that has 80 percent or better coverage of actual departure times.
  • Earlier, in November 2022, both Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport and Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport were among the top performers globally in terms of punctuality.

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