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These pages show punctuality and delay statistics for Virgin Atlantic scheduled flights at UK reporting airports.

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Noteworthy Punctuality
Virgin Atlantic was the most punctual scheduled carrier between:

London and Chicago (out of 5 airlines, click here for details)
London and Miami (out of 3 airlines, click here for details)
London and Hong Kong (out of 4 airlines, click here for details)
London and Sydney (out of 3 airlines, click here for details)
London and Delhi (out of 4 airlines, click here for details)
London and Shanghai (out of 3 airlines, click here for details)
London and Lagos (out of 4 airlines, click here for details)

Punctuality Statistics for all analysed Virgin Atlantic flights
(Jan-Dec 2008)
      Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15 mins
(%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
  London Heathrow 21.99 61.88 8.58 1.13 16,648
  Glasgow 26.57 53.57 10.71 3.57 28
  Manchester 28.57 58.47 14.59 2.61 1,110
  London Gatwick 52.30 34.98 27.06 5.28 3,977
  All Virgin Atlantic Flights 27.87 56.78 12.26 1.97 21,763
>> See how this performance compares to other scheduled airlines in the UK

The following tables provide a breakdown of Virgin Atlantic overall scheduled flight punctuality for each UK reporting airport listed above, at route level.

Punctuality Statistics for Virgin Atlantic London Heathrow Airport flights, at route level
(Jan-Dec 2008)
      Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15 mins
(%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
 London Heathrow Airport Routes
  Heathrow to Tokyo 14.19 73.66 5.66 0.69 725
  Heathrow to Chicago 15.22 70.16 4.80 0.73 687
  Heathrow to Miami 16.50 67.49 5.49 0.55 729
  Heathrow to Hong Kong / Sydney 17.11 69.33 4.43 0.86 812
  Heathrow to Lagos 17.48 68.69 5.10 0.55 725
  Heathrow to San Francisco 17.64 67.31 6.87 0.69 728
  Heathrow to Nairobi 18.74 69.77 8.22 0.93 645
  Heathrow to Washington 19.39 69.19 7.28 1.18 1,016
  Heathrow to Delhi 20.92 63.64 6.20 1.24 726
  Heathrow to Dubai 21.08 55.42 6.45 0.55 729
  Heathrow to Bridgetown * 21.52 53.95 7.89 0.66 152
  Heathrow to Shanghai 22.42 55.72 7.45 0.69 725
  Heathrow to New York (JFK) 23.93 58.18 10.20 1.26 2,707
  Heathrow to Los Angeles 24.11 56.09 10.94 0.89 1,453
  Heathrow to Mumbai 24.73 54.26 10.39 0.87 693
  Heathrow to New York (Newark) 25.56 55.46 11.05 1.18 1,439
  Heathrow to Boston 26.91 66.94 11.81 3.75 720
  Heathrow to Johannesburg 30.33 54.77 12.03 2.07 723
  Heathrow to Cape Town ** 33.09 63.07 11.76 2.29 306
  Heathrow to Mauritius 33.22 49.04 15.38 0.96 208
  All London Heathrow Routes 21.99 61.88 8.58 1.13 16,648
Note: Data relates to arrivals and departures at London Heathrow
>> See how this performance compares to other scheduled airlines at London Heathrow
* - Route operated at LHR between December 2007 and March 2008
** - Route did not operate between May 2008 and September 2008


Punctuality Statistics for Virgin Atlantic Glasgow Airport flights, at route level
(Jan-Dec 2008)
      Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15 mins
(%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
 Glasgow Airport Routes
  Glasgow to Orlando ^ 26.57 53.57 10.71 3.57 28
  All Glasgow Routes 26.57 53.57 10.71 3.57 28
Note: Data relates to arrivals and departures at Glasgow
>> See how this performance compares to other scheduled airlines at Glasgow
^ - Route operated between April and July 2008, and during October 2008


Punctuality Statistics for Virgin Atlantic Manchester Airport flights, at route level
(Jan-Dec 2008)
      Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15 mins
(%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
 Manchester Airport Routes
  Manchester to Bridgetown 16.15 69.90 6.80 0.00 103
  Manchester to Orlando 27.71 58.47 13.84 2.33 903
  Manchester to St Lucia 48.29 47.12 28.85 7.69 104
  All Manchester Routes 28.57 58.47 14.59 2.61 1,110
Note: Data relates to arrivals and departures at Manchester
>> See how this performance compares to other scheduled airlines at Manchester
 


Punctuality Statistics for Virgin Atlantic London Gatwick Airport flights, at route level
(Jan-Dec 2008)
      Avg. Delay
(mins)
Within 15 mins
(%)
1 hour+
late (%)
3 hours+
late (%)
Total Flights
analysed
 London Gatwick Airport Routes
  Gatwick to St Lucia 34.57 50.32 17.53 3.25 308
  Gatwick to Antigua 36.24 53.64 13.58 3.31 302
  Gatwick to Bridgetown * 47.58 49.36 20.58 5.28 549
  Gatwick to Las Vegas 48.17 31.82 24.66 4.55 726
  Gatwick to Havana 54.63 33.17 23.56 6.73 208
  Gatwick to Montego Bay 54.64 22.12 32.72 5.99 217
  Gatwick to Tobago / Greneda 56.24 23.08 20.19 2.88 104
  Gatwick to Orlando 59.67 30.23 33.04 6.43 1,353
  Gatwick to Kingston 73.84 10.48 48.10 5.24 210
  All London Gatwick Routes 52.30 34.98 27.06 5.28 3,977
Note: Data relates to arrivals and departures at London Gatwick
>> See how this performance compares to other scheduled airlines at London Gatwick
* - Route operated at LHR between December 2007 and March 2008


 
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