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The following tables show a breakdown of airline punctuality for scheduled flights between the five London airports and Delhi for each year, and the year to date for which data is available.

All flights in both directions on the route are counted, by analysing the punctuality of both arrivals and depatures at the London airport(s).
 
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Operating airportsOperating monthsAverage
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
RankAirlineLHRLGWLCYSTNLTNJFMAMJJASOND
1Virgin Atlantic Airways    12.1574.974.560.28723
2British Airways    14.3674.264.600.751,457
3Air India    15.6076.586.500.901,768
4Jet Airways    24.4352.6011.070.14732
 ROUTE AVERAGE16.0671.866.320.644,680

Operating airportsOperating monthsAverage
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
RankAirlineLHRLGWLCYSTNLTNJFMAMJJASOND
1British Airways    14.0972.773.770.621,458
2Virgin Atlantic Airways    16.5169.213.470.42721
3Jet Airways    23.0157.8110.140.68730
4Air India    26.0972.849.624.091,517
 ROUTE AVERAGE20.0769.756.781.784,426

Operating airportsOperating monthsAverage
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
RankAirlineLHRLGWLCYSTNLTNJFMAMJJASOND
1Virgin Atlantic Airways    11.3774.002.890.00727
2Jet Airways    17.2670.397.850.41726
3Air India    21.1875.858.542.641,441
4British Airways    22.9761.296.931.171,457
 ROUTE AVERAGE19.4969.756.941.334,351

Operating airportsOperating monthsAverage
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
RankAirlineLHRLGWLCYSTNLTNJFMAMJJASOND
1Virgin Atlantic Airways    7.0584.071.370.14728
2Jet Airways    8.1683.702.600.14730
3Air India    12.9280.145.361.101,455
4British Airways    23.6765.636.901.761,420
 ROUTE AVERAGE14.6576.644.730.994,333

Operating airportsOperating monthsAverage
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
RankAirlineLHRLGWLCYSTNLTNJFMAMJJASOND
1Kingfisher Airlines            7.8684.923.520.00199
2Jet Airways    11.3676.914.920.14732
3Virgin Atlantic Airways    21.0369.864.381.23730
4British Airways    21.5962.087.361.101,453
5Air India          22.8867.397.881.36368
 ROUTE AVERAGE18.6768.706.060.893,482

Operating airportsOperating monthsAverage
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
RankAirlineLHRLGWLCYSTNLTNJFMAMJJASOND
1Kingfisher Airlines    4.2191.911.510.14729
2Air India    15.2365.715.040.00834
3British Airways    15.9470.145.620.481,460
4Virgin Atlantic Airways    16.1364.765.850.14718
5Jet Airways    21.8160.3611.660.41729
 ROUTE AVERAGE14.8870.405.860.274,470

Operating airportsOperating monthsAverage
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
RankAirlineLHRLGWLCYSTNLTNJFMAMJJASOND
1Kingfisher Airlines      19.5764.376.160.75536
2Virgin Atlantic Airways    23.5356.8610.001.29700
3Jet Airways    25.8761.6513.390.70717
4Air India    26.1560.0611.621.14964
5British Airways    32.6659.469.743.061,406
 ROUTE AVERAGE26.9860.1410.361.674,323

2009
  Operating from London Airports Avg. Delay (mins) OTP Within 15 mins (%) 1 hr+ late (%) 3 hrs+ late (%) Total Flights Analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN
1 Air India         12.04 74.62 4.49 0.38 780
2 Virgin Atlantic Airways         15.71 67.61 5.21 0.56 710
3 British Airways         20.05 66.71 7.20 1.57 1,403
4 Jet Airways         22.09 63.25 10.96 0.69 721
  AVERAGE ALL 4 AIRLINES > > > 17.87 67.90 6.97 0.94 3,614
 


2008
  Operating from London Airports Avg. Delay (mins) OTP Within 15 mins (%) 1 hr+ late (%) 3 hrs+ late (%) Total Flights Analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN
1 Virgin Atlantic Airways         20.92 63.64 6.20 1.24 726
2 Jet Airways         25.47 49.45 9.32 0.82 730
3 Air India         25.99 61.50 11.85 2.28 439
4 British Airways         26.95 51.46 10.42 1.32 1,440
  AVERAGE ALL 4 AIRLINES > > > 25.18 54.99 9.45 1.32 3,335
 


2008
  Operating from London Airports Avg. Delay (mins) OTP Within 15 mins (%) 1 hr+ late (%) 3 hrs+ late (%) Total Flights Analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN
1 Jet Airways         24.92 46.71 8.08 0.68 730
2 Virgin Atlantic Airways         26.05 48.01 10.15 0.41 729
3 British Airways         26.65 50.96 11.74 0.76 1,456
4 Air India ^         63.51 15.29 28.24 5.88 85
  AVERAGE ALL 4 AIRLINES > > > 27.13 48.20 10.93 0.80 3,000
^ - Air India commenced LHR-DEL during September 2007


2006
  Operating from London Airports Avg. Delay (mins) OTP Within 15 mins (%) 1 hr+ late (%) 3 hrs+ late (%) Total Flights Analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN
1 British Airways         22.27 58.19 8.79 0.71 1,263
2 Jet Airways         23.59 56.02 8.58 0.83 723
3 Virgin Atlantic Airways         25.21 51.71 10.97 0.82 729
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 23.41 55.87 9.32 0.77 2,715
 


2005
  Operating from London Airports Avg. Delay (mins) OTP Within 15 mins (%) 1 hr+ late (%) 3 hrs+ late (%) Total Flights Analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN
1 British Airways         18.16 59.50 4.96 0.69 726
2 Jet Airways ^         19.43 56.80 8.00 0.00 125
3 Virgin Atlantic Airways         30.12 41.82 12.01 0.58 691
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 23.62 51.36 8.37 0.58 1,542
^ - Jet Airways commenced LHR-DEL during October 2005


2004
  Operating from London Airports Avg. Delay (mins) OTP Within 15 mins (%) 1 hr+ late (%) 3 hrs+ late (%) Total Flights Analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN
1 British Airways         19.43 67.72 5.75 0.96 731
2 Virgin Atlantic Airways         49.12 34.62 16.35 1.92 312
  AVERAGE BOTH AIRLINES > > > 28.31 57.81 8.92 1.25 1,043
 


2003
  Operating from London Airports Avg. Delay (mins) OTP Within 15 mins (%) 1 hr+ late (%) 3 hrs+ late (%) Total Flights Analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN
1 British Airways         40.25 63.59 8.83 4.00 725
2 Virgin Atlantic Airways         40.85 40.59 16.61 2.95 271
3 Air India ^         59.56 25.90 25.18 6.47 139
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 42.76 53.48 12.69 4.05 1,135
^ - Air India commenced LHR-DEL during April 2003


 
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