Roatán's Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport ranks 14 in the world for on-time departures, a very important indicator of efficiency in the aviation industry in the country, according to a study published by Flight View in May this year. As a result of the delivery of real-time flight information in Honduras, Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport appears with 85.7% efficiency in on-time departures of its total number of flights per month.- translated from Diario La Prensa [en español]
The study includes 860 airports worldwide. Importantly, the first 13 places in this ranking are occupied by European airports, the Honduran airport being the first in the Americas to excel in that category. Aeropuertos de Honduras executives highlighted the fact that the Roatan International Airport appears in the top 14 places in this table, since such recognition improves operational and marketing capabilities.
"Appearing in this global ranking is a recognition of the efforts of Aeropuertos de Honduras in the availability of resources and infrastructure; additionally it is evidence of planning, organization and coordination between Roatan airport and various operational managers,” said Shanna Ebanks, airport manager.