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Astraeus Astraeus
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Astraeus operated both charter and scheduled flights at UK reporting airports until 2008, though the airline no longer operates a significant number of flights as a standalone airline. From this page you can view punctuality and delay statistics for flights operated by Astraeus at UK reporting airports for 2002 to 2008. Simply select which year you are interested in below.

Charter flights operated with flight code AEU____, scheduled flights operated with flight code 5W____.
  
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2006charter
Rolling Year to Date
  Astraeus Charter Flights All UK Charter Flights
Jan '06 -
Dec '06
Jan '05 -
Dec '05
Jan '06 -
Dec '06
Jan '05 -
Dec '05
Average Delay (mins) 36.63 38.32 27.22 27.48
Within 15 mins (%) 56.14 57.00 66.77 67.15
1 hour+ late (%) 16.26 16.76 10.63 10.79
3 hours+ late (%) 4.22 4.29 2.70 2.78
Total Flights Analysed 3,605 4,098 127,170 129,035
The average Astraeus charter flight was delayed by 37 minutes during 2006, a slight increase compared with 2005.

Astraeus charter flight punctuality was worse than the UK average during the year.
Summer 2006 Summer 2006
Note: A small number of flights at Glasgow (6), Edinburgh (4), London Stansted (3), London Luton (2), Newcastle (2) and Birmingham (1) were not analysed.
Rank Airport Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1 London Gatwick 34.42 55.63 15.62 3.87 1,447
2 Manchester 36.86 59.48 17.31 4.14 1,086
ALL AIRPORTS > > >  35.47 57.28 16.34 3.99 2,533
The average Astraeus charter flight operated around 35 minutes behind schedule during summer 2006, with 57% on-time performance and 1 in 6 flights delayed in excess of 1 hour.

Punctuality was slightly better at London Gatwick where the average delay was 34 minutes, but where on-time performance was actually lower than average for the airline. At Manchester Astraeus flights were held up by 37 minutes on average with nearly 1 in 5 flights held up for more than an hour.
Winter 2005 / 2006 Winter 2005 / 2006
Note: A small number of flights at Birmingham (17), London Stansted (13), Glasgow (5), London Luton (5) and Edinburgh (2) were not analysed.
Rank Airport Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1 London Gatwick 29.90 55.35 12.47 3.04 954
2 Manchester 37.78 55.68 18.94 4.55 264
ALL AIRPORTS > > >  31.61 55.42 13.88 3.37 1,218
Astraeus had a similar punctuality performance in the winter 2005 / 2006 season as in the previous two winter seasons, with a slight improvement at London Gatwick but a slight drop in timekeeping at Manchester year-on-year.

1 in 7 Astraeus charter flights operated over an hour late during the season (1 in 5 at Manchester), with only 55% of services operating on time, leading to an average delay of 32 minutes per flight.
 
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