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The following tables show a breakdown of airline punctuality for scheduled flights between six London airports and Frankfurt 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).

Data relates to flights to and from Frankfurt Main and Hahn Airports.
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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                             8.53 82.43 2.43 0.21 945
2 Lufthansa                           8.56 83.35 2.51 0.04 2,505
3 BA CityFlyer                             12.70 78.68 6.35 0.23 441
4 Ryanair                             17.82 64.80 7.82 0.56 179
  ROUTE AVERAGE 9.41 81.82 3.14 0.12 4,070

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 Lufthansa     10.17 78.71 2.44 0.12 10,119
2 BA CityFlyer         11.73 78.04 5.33 0.21 1,876
3 British Airways     12.04 76.98 3.81 0.40 4,461
4 Ryanair         16.70 67.28 5.20 0.51 1,366
  ROUTE AVERAGE 11.30 77.33 3.30 0.23 17,822

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 Lufthansa City Line               7.83 84.35 1.50 0.00 1,399
2 BA CityFlyer         8.42 83.06 2.59 0.05 1,966
3 Lufthansa       10.57 76.89 2.65 0.11 8,703
4 Ryanair         12.08 76.89 3.20 0.51 1,562
5 British Airways         13.51 72.52 5.13 0.13 4,564
  ROUTE AVERAGE 10.99 77.04 3.23 0.14 18,194

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 Lufthansa City Line         5.86 89.29 1.43 0.00 1,821
2 BA CityFlyer         6.66 87.91 2.87 0.10 1,952
3 Lufthansa         9.72 79.63 2.67 0.10 8,307
4 Ryanair         12.21 75.90 2.30 0.50 1,610
5 British Airways         12.84 76.14 4.05 0.39 4,392
  ROUTE AVERAGE 9.98 80.32 2.87 0.19 18,082

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         4.68 92.44 1.71 0.10 1,932
2 Lufthansa City Line         5.40 89.96 1.42 0.00 1,832
3 Lufthansa       9.98 78.07 2.14 0.17 8,750
4 Ryanair         12.17 76.72 2.75 0.69 1,602
5 British Airways         13.55 71.85 4.27 0.21 4,263
  ROUTE AVERAGE 9.99 79.20 2.57 0.20 18,379

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         6.75 86.43 2.39 0.00 1,879
2 Lufthansa City Line         7.27 86.31 1.96 0.05 1,833
3 Ryanair         10.56 79.68 2.21 0.54 1,673
4 Lufthansa       12.43 73.47 3.52 0.06 9,496
5 British Airways         13.25 73.98 4.74 0.19 4,789
  ROUTE AVERAGE 11.45 76.56 3.45 0.13 19,670

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 Ryanair         8.74 83.23 1.49 0.24 1,682
2 BA CityFlyer         10.22 81.25 4.40 0.27 1,499
3 British Airways         12.31 74.66 3.55 0.19 4,822
4 Lufthansa City Line         13.31 74.99 4.51 0.16 1,839
5 Lufthansa       14.46 68.35 4.14 0.07 8,034
  ROUTE AVERAGE 12.87 73.22 3.79 0.15 17,876

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         13.21 78.54 6.20 0.57 1,580
2 Ryanair         16.56 68.65 5.26 0.63 1,920
3 British Airways         16.66 68.12 6.06 0.57 3,843
4 Lufthansa City Line         17.18 69.17 7.63 0.41 1,690
5 Lufthansa         17.96 64.49 6.41 0.49 6,719
  ROUTE AVERAGE 16.91 67.79 6.30 0.53 15,752

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 BA CityFlyer         9.58 82.65 3.94 0.16 1,931
2 Augsberg Airways *         10.07 79.93 3.34 0.00 598
3 British Airways         10.54 80.95 3.97 0.15 4,127
4 Lufthansa         10.75 79.15 3.28 0.36 6,953
5 Ryanair         11.30 77.45 2.17 0.61 2,306
6 Lufthansa City Line ^         11.84 76.80 4.70 0.00 1,276
  AVERAGE ALL 6 AIRLINES > > > 10.70 79.60 3.48 0.28 17,191
^ - Lufthansa City Line commenced LCY-FRA during May 2009
* - Augsberg Airways discontinued LCY-FRA during April 2009


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 Ryanair         13.15 75.24 2.82 0.90 2,553
2 Lufthansa         16.73 65.54 5.80 0.20 7,020
3 Augsberg Airways         20.20 60.22 8.04 0.37 2,426
4 British Airways         20.33 61.37 8.27 0.43 4,861
5 BA CityFlyer         27.87 46.87 14.74 0.25 1,615
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 18.61 63.45 7.11 0.38 18,475
 


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 Ryanair         12.24 77.54 2.89 0.71 2,938
2 Lufthansa         15.03 67.28 4.12 0.22 7,142
3 Augsberg Airways         18.46 59.39 5.82 0.06 1,805
4 British Airways         19.85 59.50 7.04 0.19 5,197
5 BA CityFlyer ^         24.92 51.16 9.81 0.52 1,550
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 17.09 64.62 5.38 0.30 18,632
^ - 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 Lufthansa         15.79 67.86 4.98 0.34 7,104
2 Ryanair         15.97 73.18 4.12 1.20 3,083
3 BA Connect         16.83 65.89 6.30 0.27 1,507
4 British Airways         18.68 62.60 6.38 0.37 5,158
5 Augsberg Airways         19.05 56.66 5.33 0.25 1,615
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 17.00 66.14 5.37 0.48 18,467
 

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 Ryanair         11.69 80.11 2.68 0.93 2,685
2 Lufthansa         12.39 74.33 3.54 0.14 7,194
3 Augsberg Airways         12.95 73.10 3.20 0.13 1,498
4 British Airways *       15.82 68.38 5.63 0.15 5,420
5 BA CitiExpress         15.86 71.32 6.94 0.19 1,541
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 13.64 73.06 4.29 0.26 18,338
* - British Airways discontinued LGW-FRA during March 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 Ryanair         10.64 83.24 2.60 1.03 3,001
2 Lufthansa City Line *         10.70 79.82 2.98 0.22 907
3 Lufthansa         11.44 75.56 2.95 0.08 7,225
4 Augsberg Airways         12.08 75.50 4.62 0.00 649
5 BA CitiExpress         16.08 70.70 5.78 0.39 1,539
6 British Airways       16.35 68.68 5.55 0.39 6,179
  AVERAGE ALL 6 AIRLINES > > > 13.23 74.37 4.00 0.35 19,500
* - Lufthansa City Line discontinued LCY-FRA during October 2004

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 Ryanair         9.41 82.46 1.98 0.56 3,779
2 Lufthansa         10.88 77.84 2.44 0.20 6,969
3 British Airways       11.46 78.33 3.37 0.29 6,935
4 Augsberg Airways         13.28 71.19 2.67 0.00 486
5 Lufthansa City Line         14.54 65.58 2.65 0.09 1,171
6 BA CitiExpress *         16.40 68.58 5.90 0.17 1,187
  AVERAGE ALL 6 AIRLINES > > > 11.39 77.46 2.89 0.28 20,527
* - BA CitiExpress commenced LCY-FRA during March 2003

 
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