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The following tables show a breakdown of airline punctuality for scheduled flights between six 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 airports Operating months Average
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN SEN J F M A M J J A S O N D
1 British Airways                             9.38 77.78 1.94 0.00 360
2 Air India                             15.74 73.61 5.83 0.56 360
3 Virgin Atlantic Airways                             20.57 81.03 3.45 1.15 174
4 Jet Airways                             31.17 45.56 19.44 1.67 180
  ROUTE AVERAGE 16.98 71.51 6.42 0.65 1,074

Operating airports Operating months Average
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN J F M A M J J A S O N D
1 Virgin Atlantic Airways         12.15 74.97 4.56 0.28 723
2 British Airways         14.36 74.26 4.60 0.75 1,457
3 Air India         15.60 76.58 6.50 0.90 1,768
4 Jet Airways         24.43 52.60 11.07 0.14 732
  ROUTE AVERAGE 16.06 71.86 6.32 0.64 4,680

Operating airports Operating months Average
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN J F M A M J J A S O N D
1 British Airways         14.09 72.77 3.77 0.62 1,458
2 Virgin Atlantic Airways         16.51 69.21 3.47 0.42 721
3 Jet Airways         23.01 57.81 10.14 0.68 730
4 Air India         26.09 72.84 9.62 4.09 1,517
  ROUTE AVERAGE 20.07 69.75 6.78 1.78 4,426

Operating airports Operating months Average
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN J F M A M J J A S O N D
1 Virgin Atlantic Airways         11.37 74.00 2.89 0.00 727
2 Jet Airways         17.26 70.39 7.85 0.41 726
3 Air India         21.18 75.85 8.54 2.64 1,441
4 British Airways         22.97 61.29 6.93 1.17 1,457
  ROUTE AVERAGE 19.49 69.75 6.94 1.33 4,351

Operating airports Operating months Average
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN J F M A M J J A S O N D
1 Virgin Atlantic Airways         7.05 84.07 1.37 0.14 728
2 Jet Airways         8.16 83.70 2.60 0.14 730
3 Air India         12.92 80.14 5.36 1.10 1,455
4 British Airways         23.67 65.63 6.90 1.76 1,420
  ROUTE AVERAGE 14.65 76.64 4.73 0.99 4,333

Operating airports Operating months Average
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN J F M A M J J A S O N D
1 Kingfisher Airlines                         7.86 84.92 3.52 0.00 199
2 Jet Airways         11.36 76.91 4.92 0.14 732
3 Virgin Atlantic Airways         21.03 69.86 4.38 1.23 730
4 British Airways         21.59 62.08 7.36 1.10 1,453
5 Air India                     22.88 67.39 7.88 1.36 368
  ROUTE AVERAGE 18.67 68.70 6.06 0.89 3,482

Operating airports Operating months Average
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN J F M A M J J A S O N D
1 Kingfisher Airlines         4.21 91.91 1.51 0.14 729
2 Air India         15.23 65.71 5.04 0.00 834
3 British Airways         15.94 70.14 5.62 0.48 1,460
4 Virgin Atlantic Airways         16.13 64.76 5.85 0.14 718
5 Jet Airways         21.81 60.36 11.66 0.41 729
  ROUTE AVERAGE 14.88 70.40 5.86 0.27 4,470

Operating airports Operating months Average
delay
(mins)
Operated
within 15
mins (%)
Over
1 hour
late (%)
Over
3 hours
late (%)
Total
flights
analysed
Rank Airline LHR LGW LCY STN LTN J F M A M J J A S O N D
1 Kingfisher Airlines             19.57 64.37 6.16 0.75 536
2 Virgin Atlantic Airways         23.53 56.86 10.00 1.29 700
3 Jet Airways         25.87 61.65 13.39 0.70 717
4 Air India         26.15 60.06 11.62 1.14 964
5 British Airways         32.66 59.46 9.74 3.06 1,406
  ROUTE AVERAGE 26.98 60.14 10.36 1.67 4,323

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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