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These pages show punctuality and delay statistics for Viking Airlines charter flights at UK reporting airports. Data is available for 2009 and future years to date. Simply select which year you are interested in below.

You can view data for several other UK charter airlines, or view charter airline delays at airport level, by selecting a different page from the appropriate menu to the right.
  
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2010
Rolling Year to Date
 Viking Airlines
Charter Flights
All UK Reporting Airport
Charter Flights
Jan '10 -
Dec '10
Jan '09 -
Dec '09
Jan '10 -
Dec '10
Jan '09 -
Dec '09
Average Delay (mins)52.0840.1831.7920.80
Within 15 mins (%)45.4048.4663.8872.65
1 hour+ late (%)22.5817.3413.298.72
3 hours+ late (%)6.563.383.561.87
Total Flights Analysed2,9272,86682,98090,125
UK Charter Airline Ranking (Flight Delays: Jan '10 - Dec '10)
1stThomson Airways27.32 mins
2ndMonarch Airlines33.03 mins
3rdThomas Cook Airlines36.11 mins
4thViking Airlines52.08 mins

Viking Airlines charter flight punctuality reduced significantly over the year to date compared to the same period the previous year, the average delay increasing by 30% from 40 minutes to 52 minutes and on-time performance falling by 3 percentage points to 45%.

Compared to the UK charter flight average, Viking Airlines charter flights had much worse punctuality across all delay categories during the year to date.

Viking Airlines ranked fourth out of four UK Charter Airlines for flight punctuality during the rolling year to date.
Summer 2010 Summer 2010
Note: A small number of flights at London Stansted (2) were not analysed.
Rank Airport Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1Birmingham31.7448.8420.930.0043
2Newcastle33.5656.2521.886.2532
3Gatwick47.8648.2720.726.251,535
4Edinburgh57.5146.1528.2112.8239
5Manchester62.6533.9429.976.62604
6Glasgow64.8045.8624.0610.53133
ALL AIRPORTS > > > 52.2244.5923.396.582,386
Viking Airlines charter flights suffered long delays over the summer 2010 season, with less than half of all flights operating on time (45%) and the average flight operating nearly an hour behind schedule (52 minutes late).

Performance was poor at all reporting airports, particularly Manchester where only 34% of flights operated on time, and at Glasgow where more than 1 in 10 flights were delayed excessively - by over three hours.
Winter 2009 / 2010 Winter 2009 / 2010
Rank Airport Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15
mins (%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
1Glasgow34.9145.4527.270.0011
2London Gatwick46.2649.9115.894.49535
3Manchester66.9035.6731.218.92157
4Birmingham101.0023.5350.0014.7134
ALL AIRPORTS > > > 53.0145.5920.905.83737
Viking Airlines charter flights at UK reporting airports had relatively poor punctuality during the winter 2009 / 2010 season, with long delays recorded at all UK reporting airports.

At Gatwick performance was slightly above average for the airline, with the average flight operating 46 minutes behind schedule and 50% of flights operating on time.

At Manchester poor timekeeping was demonstrated with a 67 minute average delay and only 36% on-time performance recorded. Nearly 1 in 3 Viking charter flights at Manchester operated over an hour behind schedule during the season.

There were also a small number of Viking charter flights at Glasgow and Birmingham.
 
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