Qatar Airways Performance Review

The latest performance statistics: Flight Volume, Punctuality & Schedule Reliability.

This page brings you the latest operations performance facts about Qatar Airways. The data shown below reflects Qatar Airways’ previous month’s performance. If you want to discover Qatar Airways’ performance in real-time you should download the FlightFacts app.

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September marked the month when Qatar Airways became Middle East's biggest airline by flight volume. With more than 13,800 flights, Qatar Airways pushed Saudia off the throne. Compared to August, Qatar Airways added 1,000 additional flights.


On-Time Performance

Qatar Airways completed September with an on-time performance of 87.3%. In other words, 87.3% of Qatar Airways flights arrived in a corridor of +15/-15 minutes compared to their scheduled arrival time.
Compared to August, Qatar Airways boosted its punctuality by 12pp. However, the carrier is still behind other European top airlines in terms of punctuality.


Schedule Reliability

Qatar Airways achieved strong schedule reliability in September. In total, the Doha-based airline canceled 57 scheduled flights. As a result, Qatar Airways' schedule reliability leveled at 99.6%.

Compared to August, schedule reliability slightly decreased by 0.2pp. Nevertheless, with 99.6%, Qatar Airways maintained very solid schedule reliability.


Flight Volume — 6 Months History

After flight growth stagnation from March to June, Qatar Airways seems to be back on the growth track. Since July, the airline has been adding 1,000 flights every month. Therefore, it is likely that Qatar Airways will operate more than 15,000 monthly flights in October.


About Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar. The airline is headquartered and operates out of its hub in Doha. The carrier has a fleet of 235 aircraft consisting of various Airbus and Boeing airplanes.

Qatar Airways has approximately 50,000 employees and flies to 173 destinations all over the world. The airline won many awards for its recognized service and product quality. On top of that, the airline has its own loyalty program, called Privilege Club. The carrier is a member of the Oneworld airline alliance..

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Punctuality counts all flights that arrive on time at their destination airport and puts them into relation to the overall operated number of flights. On-time in this context is defined as +15/-15 compared to the scheduled arrival time. We consider an on-time performance above 90% as good (green), from 80%-90% as ok (orange), and below 80% as weak (red).
Flight Schedule Reliability (Reliability): Schedule reliability counts the number of actually performed flights concerning scheduled flights. In other words, the percentage of flights that an airline didn’t cancel. We consider schedule reliability above 95% as good (green), from 90%-95% as ok (orange), and below 90% as weak (red).

Data Source: The shown data is based on the latest FlightFacts data. FlightFacts is a free-to-use mobile app that lets you discover the operational performance of airlines and airports in real-time. For more information about FlightFacts, click here or visit our download page. FlightsFacts is available for Android and Apple mobiles and is used by more than 10,000 aviation employees and enthusiasts worldwide!

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