POSTED: Thursday July 18th 2013

Tokyo's Airports Earn Top Ranking in "On-time Performance"

Tokyo, 18 July 2013 - A new study by travel information company FlightStats ranked Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) and Narita International Airport the world's two most reliable major airports based on flight departure times. The "On-time Performance Report" findings added further momentum to Tokyo 2020's transportation plan, helping validate Tokyo's claims that it will deliver a superb Olympic and Paralympic Games experience through its world-class transport system.

The FlightStats study is an "On-time Performance Report" which compares the on-time performance of scheduled passenger flights (June 2013). The two best performing airports are both in Tokyo, with 95.04 % of flights from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) leaving on-time, and 86.38 % of flights from Narita International Airport leaving on-time. In addition, according to the report, "Tokyo's Haneda maintained its top spot among the world's busiest airports."

The Top 8 Major International Airports
1- Tokyo (HND)
2- Tokyo (NRT)
3- Amsterdam (AMS)
4- Munich (MUC)
5- Seattle (SEA)
6- Minneapolis (MSP)
7- Toronto (YYZ)
8- Phoenix (PHX)

Tokyo 2020 CEO Masato Mizuno said: "Having the world's two best airports right here in our city is the perfect endorsement of why Tokyo can promise to deliver a fantastic and efficient Games. We will offer a stress-free experience in the best conditions for all Olympic Family members, athletes, and spectators in the renowned tradition of Japanese hospitality: 'omotenashi'. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be a dynamic celebration in the heart of the world's most forward-thinking city."

FlightStats' Airport On-time Performance Report:


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