Furthermore, Oman Air achieved a good on time performance with 87 per cent and in the technical dispatch reliability
per aircraft amounted to 99.1 per cent, it said.
To date, the A350 has a technical dispatch reliability
of more than 99.8% --an impressive statistic given the type only began flying in January 2015.
Greater aircraft technical dispatch reliability
and higher aircraft availability allow us to operate more frequencies and improve our on-time performance; for which we are already a global leader."
The airline said the benefits of operating newer generation aircraft are visible and they have started reaping the fruits through lower cost and high technical dispatch reliability
The airline's on-time punctuality has grown to 79 per cent as against 78 per cent in 2011 and 74 per cent in 2010 while its technical dispatch reliability
has reached 99.4 per cent.
Etihad also witnessed an increase in total aircraft departures, from 57,534 to 62,735, with a technical dispatch reliability
of 99 per cent.
He added that his airline's technical dispatch reliability
ratio - a parameter Airbus measures for every airline in the world - is 99.91 per cent, making it the airline with the least number of cancellations in India.
The airline appears to have made some notable progress, adding 15 new destinations to its network, axed four unviable routes, brought in 14 new aircraft, improved its on-time performance by seven per cent and achieved a fleet technical dispatch reliability
of 98.9 per cent.
(31) Note that technical dispatch reliability
(TDR) includes all maintenance related to primary delays and cancellations, whereas mechanical dispatch reliability (MDR) includes only those primary events for which the reliability program is responsible.
The award honors the low-fare, low-cost airline for having the world's best A320 technical dispatch reliability
among carriers with a fleet size of more than 50 aircraft.
GOL Transportes Aereos, a new Brazilian carrier that commenced operations in January, has reported that its first month of revenue service was carried out with 100% technical dispatch reliability
using Boeing Next-Generation 737-700 aircraft.