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Thomas Cook Airlines operate both charter and scheduled flights at UK reporting airports. From this page you can view punctuality and delay statistics for either charter or scheduled flights operated by Thomas Cook at UK reporting airports.

Charter data is available for the current year to date and for previous years back to 2002, while scheduled data down to route level is available from 2015 onwards.
  
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Please note that from April 2008 MyTravel Airways was fully merged with Thomas Cook Airlines. Data on this page includes analysis of flights operated as MyTravel Airways prior to the merger, with the exception of the winter 2007 / 2008 data which only analyses Thomas Cook (TCX) flights. The MyTravel Airways winter 2007 / 2008 data can be found on the MyTravel Airways 2008 page.
Noteworthy Punctuality
During the 2008 summer season, Thomas Cook Airlines was runner-up airline for punctuality at Glasgow, Newcastle and London Stansted.
Rolling Year to Date
  Thomas Cook 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) 32.58 26.42 29.80 27.13
Within 15 mins (%) 62.31 68.78 61.02 66.16
1 hour+ late (%) 15.10 10.95 12.80 10.60
3 hours+ late (%) 3.79 2.73 2.96 2.58
Total Flights Analysed 29,398 33,210 109,065 119,510
Note: Data includes MyTravel Airways flights prior to April 2008
The punctuality of Thomas Cook charter flights declined significantly during the year to date compared with the same period the previous year, the average delay increasing by nearly a quarter from 26 minutes to 33 minutes. On-time performance fell from 69% to 62%.

Thomas Cook punctuality was slightly poorer than the UK charter average during the year to date, having been better than average during the previous year. The exception was on-time performance which remained slightly above the UK average during the period.
Summer 2008 Summer 2008
Note: A small number of flights to and from Edinburgh (11) were not analysed.
Rank Airport Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1 Newcastle 22.56 73.58 11.63 2.13 1,832
2 Birmingham 25.10 67.17 12.62 1.58 2,717
3 London Luton 30.21 56.25 12.50 2.08 48
4 Manchester 32.38 61.89 15.20 3.54 7,432
5 London Stansted 33.75 60.57 17.14 3.47 951
6 Glasgow 37.01 57.53 16.71 4.48 2,969
7 London Gatwick 45.45 54.35 21.85 6.80 6,425
ALL AIRPORTS > > >  35.11 60.68 16.78 4.24 22,374
The average Thomas Cook Airlines charter flight was delayed by 35 minutes during the summer 2008 season with 61% on-time performance recorded.

Flights operating at Newcastle had the best timekeeping with an average delay of 23 minutes and 74% on-time performance. This was followed by Birmingham, London Luton, Manchester and London Stansted, all of which had lower than average delays for the airline and on-time performance levels ranging from 56% to 67%.

The worst punctuality for the airline was seen at both Glasgow and London Gatwick, with average delays of 37 minutes and 45 minutes recorded respectively for these airports, and on-time performance levels of 58% and 54%. At London Gatwick, where the airline was the least punctual charter airline during the period, more than 1 in 5 Thomas Cook charter flights recorded delays of over an hour.
Winter 2007 / 2008 Winter 2007 / 2008
Note: TCX flight numbers only analysed.
Rank Airport Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1 Birmingham 14.65 74.31 6.73 0.50 401
2 Newcastle 16.17 72.56 7.58 0.72 277
3 London Stansted 25.92 59.13 11.06 2.40 208
4 Glasgow 26.47 69.79 7.75 3.21 374
5 Manchester 28.38 65.83 11.21 2.92 1,642
6 London Gatwick 32.77 54.90 13.93 3.21 1,716
ALL AIRPORTS > > >  27.82 62.93 11.33 2.69 4,618
Thomas Cook charter flights at Birmingham and Newcastle recorded good punctuality during the winter 2007 / 08 season, with average delays of around 15 minutes and on-time performance in excess of 70%.

Flights at London Stansted, Glasgow and Manchester had close to average punctuality for the airline, while the longest delays during the season were seen at London Gatwick with less than 55% on-time performance and 1 in 7 flights delayed in excess of 1 hour.
 
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