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These pages show punctuality and delay statistics for charter flights operated at London Gatwick 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 London Gatwick
  
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2014
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2011
Full Year
 London Gatwick 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)19.9232.9520.5031.79
Within 15 mins (%)74.1563.8373.7563.88
1 hour+ late (%)8.0413.598.2013.29
3 hours+ late (%)1.973.831.983.56
Total Flights Analysed24,94427,63178,40282,980
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 London Gatwick airport improved significantly during 2011 compared to 2010, the average delay reducing by 40% from 33 minutes to 20 minutes and on-time performance increasing by 10 percentage points to 74%.

Compared to the UK average, charter flights at London Gatwick airport had a broadly similar punctuality profile compared to the UK average during 2011.

London Gatwick Airport ranked fourth 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
1Thomson Airways15.7277.666.311.409,154
2Thomas Cook Airlines17.6078.528.091.805,378
3Monarch Airlines19.5372.747.721.642,318
ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 16.8477.267.071.5616,850
 
Thomson Airways was the most punctual charter airline at London Gatwick during the summer 2011 season, their charter flights recording an average delay of 16 minutes with 78% overall on-time performance.

Thomas Cook Airlines charter flights followed closely behind with a slightly longer average delay but the highest on-time performance at 79%. Monarch Airlines charter flights recorded the longest delays at Gatwick averaging close to 20 minutes, with 73% on-time performance.
Winter 2010 / 2011 Winter 2010 / 2011
Rank Airline Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1Thomson Airways36.0668.0412.464.653,073
2Monarch Airlines36.2057.2514.934.471,366
3Thomas Cook Airlines40.6364.9414.655.411,720
ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 37.3764.7813.624.826,159
 
Thomson Airways had the best punctuality among charter airlines at Gatwick during the winter 2010 / 11 season, with an average delay of 36.1 minutes and 68% on-time performance recorded.

Monarch Airlines followed very closely behind with an average delay of 36.2 minutes and lower on-time performance of 57%.

Thomas Cook Airlines charter flights recorded the worst timekeeping at Gatwick during the season, with an average delay of 41 minutes and 65% on-time performance.
 
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