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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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2007charter
Noteworthy Punctuality
During the 2007 summer season, Astraeus was the most punctual UK charter airline at Manchester.
Rolling Year to Date
  Astraeus 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) 29.82 36.63 26.86 27.22
Within 15 mins (%) 60.41 56.14 65.98 66.77
1 hour+ late (%) 13.47 16.26 10.60 10.63
3 hours+ late (%) 2.94 4.22 2.53 2.70
Total Flights Analysed 2,412 3,605 119,024 127,170
The average Astraeus charter flight was delayed by 30 minutes during 2007, a significant improvement compared with 2006, with an improvement also recorded in on-time performance which rose from 56% to 60% year-on-year.

Despite the reduction in delays, Astraeus charter flights remained less punctual than the UK average during 2007.
Summer 2007 Summer 2007
Note: A small number of flights at London Luton (5), London Stansted (4), Glasgow (3), and Birmingham (2) were not analysed.
Rank Airport Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1 Manchester 19.14 71.45 7.26 0.99 606
2 London Gatwick 31.92 60.28 13.33 3.94 1,065
ALL AIRPORTS > > >  27.29 64.33 11.13 2.87 1,671
Astraeus charter flights at Manchester Airport had good punctuality during the summer 2007 season, with 71% on-time performance and the airline securing top position for punctuality at the airport over the season to date.

In contrast to Manchester, Astraeus was the least punctual charter airline at London Gatwick during the season, with an average delay of 32 minutes and 60% on-time performance recorded.
Winter 2006 / 2007 Winter 2006 / 2007
Note: A small number of flights at Birmingham (4), London Stansted (4), Glasgow (2) and Edinburgh (2) were not analysed.
Rank Airport Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1 Manchester 33.50 53.30 16.04 1.89 212
2 London Gatwick 47.75 50.72 20.65 5.62 552
3 London Luton 49.19 38.71 29.03 3.23 31
ALL AIRPORTS > > >  44.01 50.94 19.75 4.53 795
Astraeus charter flights had poor punctuality during the winter 2006 / 07 season, recording an average delay of 44 minutes which represents the worst full season punctuality for the airline since it commenced operations in 2002.

Flights at London Gatwick, where Astraeus operated the majority of analysed charter flights over the season, had an average delay of 48 minutes and only 50% on-time performance, although punctuality performance at Manchester was better with an average delay of 34 minutes.
 
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