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London Luton Airport London Luton Airport
www.london-luton.co.uk

These pages show punctuality and delay statistics for charter flights operated at London Luton 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 Luton
  
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2014
Jan-Mar
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2007
Rolling Year to Date
  Luton Charter Flights All UK Charter Flights
Jan '07 -
Dec '07
Jan '06 -
Dec '06
Jan '07 -
Dec '07
Jan '06 -
Dec '06
Average Delay (mins) 19.13 23.79 26.86 27.22
Within 15 mins (%) 70.83 66.57 65.98 66.77
1 hour+ late (%) 7.01 9.65 10.60 10.63
3 hours+ late (%) 1.48 1.83 2.53 2.70
Total Flights Analysed 3,781 4,218 119,024 127,170
Charter flights at London Luton airport had a significant improvement in punctuality during 2007 compared with 2006, the average delay reducing from 24 minutes to 19 minutes, and on-time performance increasing by four percentage points to 71%.

Charter flights at Luton maintained their significant punctuality margin over and above the UK average during 2007.
Summer 2007 Summer 2007
Note: A small number of flights by Astraeus (5) and MyTravel Airways (4) were not analysed.
Rank Airline Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1 XL Airways 12.36 86.84 4.21 2.11 190
2 First Choice Airways 13.09 73.07 4.39 0.15 661
3 Thomsonfly 17.95 73.96 6.23 1.60 1,878
4 Monarch Airlines 19.07 63.81 5.71 0.00 105
5 Thomas Cook Airlines 22.32 58.82 5.88 0.00 34
ALL 5 AIRLINES > > >  16.55 74.06 5.65 1.22 2,868
 
XL Airways had the best punctuality of any UK charter airline at London Luton during the summer 2007 season, with an average delay of 12 minutes and 87% on-time performance recorded for the relatively small number of flights operated.

First Choice Airways followed with good timekeeping, and Thomsonfly was in third position with close to average performance at the airport.

Monarch Airlines and Thomas Cook Airlines operated a relatively small number of flights at the airport during the season, with poorer punctuality than other carriers.
Winter 2006 / 2007 Winter 2006 / 2007
Note: A small number of flights by Monarch Airlines (15), Thomas Cook Airlines (8) and MyTravel Airways (4) were not analysed.
Rank Airline Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1 First Choice Airways 14.56 63.01 4.11 0.00 73
2 Thomsonfly 23.24 74.49 6.79 2.88 486
3 Astraeus 49.19 38.71 29.03 3.23 31
4 XL Airways 57.10 34.48 27.59 13.79 58
ALL 4 AIRLINES > > >  26.53 67.90 9.41 3.55 648
 
First Choice Airways was the most punctual UK charter airline at London Luton during the winter 2006 / 07 season with an average delay of 15 minutes recorded.

Only Thomsonfly operated a significant number of charter flights at the airport during the season, which recorded close to average punctuality.
 
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