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Edinburgh Airport Edinburgh Airport
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These pages show punctuality and delay statistics for charter flights operated at Edinburgh airport. Data is available for the current year to date and for previous years back to 2002. Simply select which year you are interested in below.

You can view data for several other UK airports, or view charter delays for specific airlines, by selecting a different page from the appropriate menu to the right.

Punctuality data is also available for scheduled flights at Edinburgh
  
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2014
Jan-Mar
201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002
 
2011
Full Year
 Edinburgh Airport
Charter Flights
All UK Reporting Airport
Charter Flights
Jan '11 -
Dec '11
Jan '10 -
Dec '10
Jan '11 -
Dec '11
Jan '10 -
Dec '10
Average Delay (mins)28.3033.7620.5031.79
Within 15 mins (%)63.1658.6673.7563.88
1 hour+ late (%)13.4413.438.2013.29
3 hours+ late (%)2.733.461.983.56
Total Flights Analysed1,5771,41578,40282,980
UK Airport Ranking (Charter Flight Delays: Jan '11 - Dec '11)
1stLondon Stansted15.06 mins
2ndNewcastle16.53 mins
3rdBirmingham19.32 mins
4thLondon Gatwick19.92 mins
5thLondon Luton21.36 mins
6thManchester21.92 mins
7thGlasgow23.60 mins
8thEdinburgh28.30 mins

Charter flight punctuality at Edinburgh airport improved during 2011 compared to 2010, the average delay reducing from 34 minutes to 28 minutes and on-time performance increasing by 5 percentage points to 63%.

Compared to the UK average, charter flights at Edinburgh airport had much worse punctuality across all delay categories during 2011.

Edinburgh Airport ranked eighth out of eight UK Reporting Airports for charter flight punctuality during 2011.
Summer 2011 Summer 2011
Rank Airline Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1Thomas Cook Airlines20.2169.8112.260.94106
2Thomson Airways35.9649.5517.652.49442
BOTH AIRLINES > > > 32.9153.4716.612.19548
 
The relatively small number of charter flights operated by Thomas Cook Airlines were the most punctual at Edinburgh during the summer 2011 season, with an average delay of 20 minutes and 70% on-time performance recorded.

Thomson Airways followed with relatively poor punctuality at the airport, the average flight operating around 36 minutes behind schedule and less than half of all services operating on time.
Winter 2010 / 2011 Winter 2010 / 2011
Rank Airline Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1Thomson Airways26.9672.226.483.70108
ALL AIRLINES > > > 26.9672.226.483.70108
 
Only Thomson Airways operated a significant number of charter flights at Edinburgh during the winter 2010 / 11 season, with the average flight operating 27 minutes behind schedule and with 72% overall on-time performance recorded.

A small proportion of Thomson charter flights at the airport, around 1 in 15 were delayed by over an hour.
 
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