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These pages show punctuality and delay statistics for Monarch Airlines charter flights at UK reporting airports. Data is available for 2002 to 2015, when the airline ceased charter operations and concentrated solely on providing scheduled services. Simply select which year you are interested in below.

Please note that these pages analyse punctuality of Monarch Airlines charter flights only between 2002 and 2015 (flight code MON___). Monarch Scheduled flights (flight code ZB____) are analysed separately on this page.
  
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2008
Noteworthy Punctuality
During the 2008 summer season, Monarch Airlines was the most punctual UK charter airline at Birmingham and was runner-up airline for punctuality at Edinburgh.
Rolling Year to Date
  Monarch Charter Flights All UK Charter Flights
Nov '07 -
Oct '08
Nov '06 -
Oct '07
Nov '07 -
Oct '08
Nov '06 -
Oct '07
Average Delay (mins) 38.34 31.73 29.80 27.13
Within 15 mins (%) 54.52 59.52 61.02 66.16
1 hour+ late (%) 16.06 12.87 12.80 10.60
3 hours+ late (%) 4.72 2.73 2.96 2.58
Total Flights Analysed 9,850 9,058 109,065 119,510
The punctuality of Monarch Airlines charter flights declined during the year to October 2008 compared with the same period the previous year, the average delay increasing from 32 minutes to 38 minutes and on-time performance reducing from 60% to 55%.

The punctuality profile for the airline over the year to date remained somewhat poorer than the UK charter flight average.
Summer 2008 Summer 2008
Note: A small number of flights to and from London Stansted (11) were not analysed.
Rank Airport Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1 Birmingham 14.74 75.72 5.62 0.54 552
2 Edinburgh 18.13 76.70 5.78 2.38 588
3 London Luton 35.20 45.26 16.06 2.19 137
4 Manchester 42.84 50.20 17.20 4.75 2,000
5 London Gatwick 44.12 50.23 18.44 6.36 3,645
6 Glasgow 57.38 68.49 19.18 6.85 73
7 Newcastle 77.38 47.37 26.32 11.40 114
ALL AIRPORTS > > >  39.83 54.44 16.13 5.13 7,109
 
Monarch charter flights were delayed by an average of 40 minutes during the summer 2008 season, with 54% on-time performance recorded, the worst performance seen among UK charter airlines during the period.

Good punctuality was seen at Birmingham, with an average delay of less than 15 minutes seen and 76% on-time performance achieved.

Flights at Edinburgh also had good on-time performance at 77%, despite a higher average delay at 18 minutes.

Flights at Manchester and London Gatwick, the largest bases for Monarch charter flights, suffered average delays of over 40 minutes, and on-time performance of around 50%.

The small number of Monarch charter flights at Newcastle also had very poor timekeeping during the period, with the average flight operating nearly 80 minutes behind schedule.
Winter 2007 / 2008 Winter 2007 / 2008
Rank Airport Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1 Birmingham 10.51 78.14 4.05 0.00 247
2 Glasgow 33.88 35.29 20.59 0.00 34
3 Manchester 35.34 60.15 14.63 4.04 793
4 London Gatwick 37.07 50.06 17.78 4.02 1,592
5 London Stansted 45.40 28.57 23.81 2.38 42
6 London Luton 55.58 10.53 31.58 10.53 19
ALL AIRPORTS > > >  34.38 54.75 15.84 3.63 2,727
 
Monarch charter flights at Birmingham recorded good punctuality during the winter 2007 / 08 season with an average delay of 11 minutes and 78% on-time performance.

Other airports had much poorer timekeeping, in particular London Gatwick where a large proportion of Monarch charter flights operated during the season and only 50% on-time performance was achieved.
 
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