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The following tables show a breakdown of airline punctuality for scheduled flights between six London airports and Edinburgh 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                         7.78 84.90 2.14 0.13 2,239
2 flybe                         9.66 84.25 4.23 0.38 781
3 Ryanair                             11.51 74.66 3.77 0.15 663
4 BA CityFlyer                           11.86 78.49 4.93 0.46 1,297
5 easyJet                         16.45 69.74 7.51 0.36 1,943
  ROUTE AVERAGE 11.55 78.39 4.56 0.29 6,923

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 flybe       10.14 79.03 3.26 0.11 3,500
2 BA CityFlyer     13.55 75.28 5.80 0.36 5,223
3 British Airways       14.13 72.51 5.05 0.38 9,639
4 Ryanair         14.79 72.42 4.89 0.48 3,151
5 easyJet     21.67 61.44 10.27 0.74 7,674
  ROUTE AVERAGE 15.60 70.87 6.32 0.45 29,187

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               4.90 91.62 1.87 0.09 3,210
2 flybe         5.67 88.70 1.65 0.12 3,389
3 BA CityFlyer         5.79 87.94 1.67 0.06 5,375
4 British Airways       11.78 76.02 3.74 0.15 9,808
5 Ryanair         13.02 70.27 2.66 0.18 2,257
6 easyJet     13.30 74.85 5.24 0.44 7,059
  ROUTE AVERAGE 9.80 80.39 3.23 0.19 31,098

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 flybe                           5.24 90.57 0.59 0.39 509
2 Virgin Atlantic Airways         5.66 89.91 2.29 0.05 4,320
3 BA CityFlyer         6.05 89.76 2.13 0.28 4,639
4 easyJet     11.07 80.37 4.37 0.46 7,387
5 British Airways       11.67 78.25 4.03 0.37 10,070
6 Ryanair                           18.91 57.51 3.37 0.52 386
  ROUTE AVERAGE 9.58 82.56 3.45 0.33 27,311

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 BA CityFlyer         5.90 90.44 2.29 0.27 4,144
2 Virgin Atlantic Airways               6.09 88.53 1.94 0.16 3,146
3 CityJet (incl VLM)             7.59 88.77 3.21 0.51 1,558
4 easyJet     8.98 85.05 3.28 0.49 7,624
5 British Airways       12.82 75.24 4.63 0.28 10,499
  ROUTE AVERAGE 9.58 82.68 3.49 0.33 26,971

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 BA CityFlyer         6.20 89.37 2.09 0.28 4,252
2 CityJet (incl VLM)         7.08 90.00 3.26 0.34 1,780
3 easyJet     7.55 87.65 2.93 0.38 7,580
4 bmi British Midland                     9.63 81.75 3.34 0.30 2,006
5 British Airways       11.68 77.05 4.25 0.12 11,408
  ROUTE AVERAGE 9.20 83.16 3.41 0.25 27,026

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 BA CityFlyer         6.86 89.04 3.14 0.19 4,169
2 CityJet (incl VLM)         7.54 85.56 2.28 0.07 1,447
3 easyJet     9.11 83.96 3.30 0.57 7,725
4 British Airways       9.56 81.52 2.65 0.27 9,172
5 bmi British Midland         10.49 79.33 3.26 0.17 4,601
  ROUTE AVERAGE 9.07 83.22 2.99 0.32 27,114

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 City Jet         7.32 88.59 3.07 0.28 3,259
2 bmi British Midland         9.04 82.81 2.73 0.22 4,502
3 BA CityFlyer         10.81 81.68 4.69 0.52 3,647
4 British Airways       11.81 79.09 4.38 0.53 8,725
5 easyJet     18.15 70.79 8.92 0.76 7,065
  ROUTE AVERAGE 12.33 79.04 5.17 0.51 27,198

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 CityJet         5.12 91.10 1.69 0.16 3,663
2 bmi British Midland         7.33 86.07 2.13 0.21 5,212
3 British Airways       9.43 83.27 3.29 0.31 9,300
4 BA CityFlyer         10.03 81.13 3.67 0.25 3,545
5 easyJet     10.82 82.42 4.13 0.55 8,193
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 8.98 84.23 3.17 0.33 29,913
 


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 easyJet     12.01 77.44 3.95 0.41 9,023
2 bmi British Midland         14.60 69.87 4.96 0.18 5,487
3 CityJet         14.61 68.88 4.11 0.28 3,621
4 British Airways       16.01 69.27 6.03 0.35 10,864
5 BA CityFlyer         19.18 63.80 8.19 0.32 4,373
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 14.96 70.82 5.36 0.33 33,368
 


2007
  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 bmi British Midland         12.13 75.23 3.55 0.18 5,486
2 easyJet     14.14 73.11 5.24 0.39 10,075
3 CityJet ^         14.15 67.89 3.29 0.12 3,279
4 BA CityFlyer ^^         19.50 62.89 7.44 0.52 4,196
5 British Airways       22.69 57.44 9.09 0.69 11,218
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 17.27 66.57 6.31 0.44 34,254
^ - CityJet services operated as Scot Airways until August 2007
^^ - BA CityFlyer services operated as BA Connect during January and February 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 flyglobespan *         3.39 93.87 0.77 0.00 261
2 Scot Airways         11.27 75.02 1.89 0.05 4,187
3 bmi British Midland         11.49 77.34 3.73 0.20 5,526
4 BA Connect         17.41 66.13 6.46 0.26 3,437
5 easyJet     17.91 65.87 7.07 0.53 10,122
6 British Airways       20.58 59.48 8.19 0.32 11,455
  AVERAGE ALL 6 AIRLINES > > > 16.82 66.92 6.18 0.32 34,988
* - flyglobespan discontinued STN-EDI during March 2006

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 Scot Airways         10.66 77.19 1.90 0.04 4,477
2 bmi British Midland         11.14 75.93 2.61 0.09 5,558
3 flyglobespan ^         12.43 75.75 3.42 0.41 730
4 BA CitiExpress         15.07 72.13 5.26 0.08 2,454
5 easyJet     15.09 70.96 5.59 0.52 10,584
6 British Airways       18.19 63.85 6.43 0.30 12,726
  AVERAGE ALL 6 AIRLINES > > > 14.97 70.17 4.91 0.29 36,529
^ - flyglobespan commenced STN-EDI during June 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 Scot Airways         9.05 80.81 1.38 0.02 4,639
2 BA CitiExpress         14.84 73.66 5.96 0.25 1,610
3 easyJet     15.21 71.75 5.57 0.53 10,826
4 British Airways       15.57 68.63 5.16 0.33 12,093
5 bmi British Midland         16.32 66.51 5.83 0.16 5,574
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 14.68 71.12 4.93 0.32 34,742
 

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 Scot Airways         11.35 77.10 2.64 0.16 4,991
2 British Airways       13.54 72.42 3.52 0.26 11,605
3 bmi British Midland         13.97 71.69 4.34 0.28 5,688
4 BA CitiExpress *         15.25 68.45 5.63 0.00 355
5 easyJet     19.13 68.53 9.18 0.87 11,374
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 15.18 71.64 5.44 0.45 34,013
* - BA CitiExpress commenced LCY-EDI during October 2003

 
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