Sheremetyevo Heads the World Ranking of On-Time Performance Airports


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Sheremetyevo International Airport ranked first by on-time departures ranking according to research by the American Flightstats service in September 2017.

Sheremetyevo headed the category of Major Airports with on-time departures index of 92,24% ahead of the US Minneapolis — 91.51% and Salt Lake City — 89.88%, Qatar Hamad (Doha) — 91.07% and Japanese Haneda ( Tokyo) — 88.96%. Moscow airport holds the first place among European airports during 7 months by this index.

Conforming to OAG agency, Sheremetyevo has entered the first time in the Top 100 largest airports in the world with on-time performance index of 92.2% in September 2017. This is the best result among Russian airports.

Sheremetyevo Airport develops and implements innovative systems and tools for the organization of work in regular and emergency situations. Moscow airport implemented a system of joint decision-making A-CDM, unifying the activities of airports, airlines and air traffic control first in Russia.

Taxiing time reduced by 30% for aircraft from landing to arrival at the parking lot, while taxiing time from departure to the take-off reduced by 35%. Saving fuel accounts for 320 thousand tons per year.

Sheremetyevo experts use cutting-edge solutions in the field of IT and monitor the work of the airport to 900 parameters. They have access to analytics and modeling capabilities situations. Airport control center regulates the collection of data through a single information field, develops and implements collaborative solutions.

“We are pleased by receiving high recognition of our operating performance on such indicators as on-time performance especially when our airport is dynamically developing and preparing for the upcoming football championship.

Airport Sheremetyevo raised on-time performance level until the best performance on the global level through the professional work of the employees, the availability of modern technology and equipment, the introduction of innovative information and management systems and developed relations with aviation partners”, — said Andrey Nikulin, First Deputy Director General for Ground Handling of JSC “MASH”.

Source: Sheremetyevo International Airport Press Release