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Hover Performance

Hover Reliability

This details the percentage of hovercraft we operated from our advertised timetable for FEBRUARY 2018.

Hover OTP (On time performance)

This details the percentage of departures from both Southsea and Ryde with an overall collective performance for FEBRUARY 2018.

These are monitored on percentage of departures within 5 minutes of scheduled departure times.

Hover Customer Surveys - How are we doing?

We often undertake surveys with our passengers, to see how we are performing and to understand the passenger's view of Hovertravel. This comprises of a number of questions with a rating system, see below the results for the latest survey taken:



Hover Customer Relations

Our customer relations team handles a number of issues during the year, and we are occasionally contacted formally for various reasons including complaints & compliments. We monitor these very carefully and we would like to share our correspondence we received for the given month & total passengers travelled. In addition, we have noted our average response time to letters/emails as our target is within 7 days.


 Mar 2017Apr 2017May 2017June 2017July 2017Aug 2017Sept 2017Oct  2017Nov 2017Dec 2017Jan 2018Feb 2018
Total Number of Passengers 60669 71398 75364 71607 84147 104896 71181 69895 55228 44132 45266 49612
No.of complaints per 10,000 passengers 5.6 8.5 5.4 2.4 3.2 4.01 5.9 3.58 7.06 3.4 5.08 5.64
Average Response Time (days)
4 2 2.2 1.75 2.6 2.78 4.78 3 2.08 1.8 2.45 0.65

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