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The following tables show a breakdown of airline punctuality for scheduled flights between six London airports and Sydney 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                             10.96 77.78 2.78 0.00 180
2 Qantas                             24.70 91.57 5.06 3.37 178
  ROUTE AVERAGE 17.79 84.64 3.91 1.68 358

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         13.54 77.26 3.56 0.68 730
2 Qantas         15.83 82.80 5.96 1.39 721
  ROUTE AVERAGE 14.68 80.01 4.76 1.03 1,451

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         14.44 76.82 3.29 0.41 729
2 Qantas         21.33 73.69 6.89 1.24 726
  ROUTE AVERAGE 17.88 75.26 5.09 0.82 1,455

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         11.38 80.22 3.30 0.27 728
2 Virgin Atlantic Airways                       15.02 83.47 3.23 0.81 248
3 Qantas         19.07 66.99 5.69 0.97 721
  ROUTE AVERAGE 15.18 75.07 4.30 0.65 1,697

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         8.90 84.07 3.57 0.14 728
2 Qantas         26.02 65.38 9.10 2.21 725
3 British Airways         29.49 73.94 7.54 2.61 729
  ROUTE AVERAGE 21.46 74.47 6.74 1.65 2,182

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         12.09 83.31 4.10 0.41 731
2 British Airways         19.33 67.18 6.04 0.36 844
3 Qantas         30.88 66.67 8.19 2.81 891
  ROUTE AVERAGE 21.35 71.78 6.24 1.26 2,466

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         6.22 86.30 1.10 0.00 730
2 British Airways         14.09 76.34 3.98 0.35 1,433
3 Qantas         24.96 65.25 7.41 3.02 1,390
  ROUTE AVERAGE 16.73 74.05 4.73 1.32 3,553

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         14.69 71.03 5.20 0.28 711
2 British Airways         22.08 66.44 6.50 1.21 1,323
3 Qantas         31.51 63.93 7.74 2.81 1,317
  ROUTE AVERAGE 24.22 66.43 6.71 1.64 3,351

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 Virgin Atlantic         9.75 80.68 2.60 0.55 730
2 British Airways         16.89 72.45 4.21 0.57 1,401
3 Qantas         30.39 63.59 9.23 2.56 1,365
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 20.67 70.71 5.84 1.34 3,496
 


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         16.16 71.60 3.98 0.82 729
2 British Airways         22.07 58.84 6.47 0.69 1,453
3 Qantas         58.16 44.92 20.72 10.29 1,438
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 35.21 55.88 11.63 4.53 3,620
 


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 Virgin Atlantic         24.32 52.06 7.42 0.82 728
2 British Airways         26.61 44.15 9.35 0.62 1,454
3 Qantas         39.13 40.81 14.95 4.12 1,458
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 31.16 44.40 11.21 2.06 3,640
 

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 Virgin Atlantic         24.42 57.28 9.62 0.96 728
2 British Airways         27.05 56.43 7.98 1.24 1,453
3 Qantas         31.48 50.42 11.03 3.48 1,551
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 28.38 54.10 9.57 2.12 3,732
 

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         17.83 70.06 5.44 0.48 1,453
2 Qantas         22.64 58.68 6.56 1.19 1,769
3 Virgin Atlantic         24.00 54.26 6.87 0.69 728
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 21.12 62.05 6.20 0.84 3,950
 

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 Virgin Atlantic ^         18.16 64.86 2.70 0.00 37
2 British Airways         18.41 70.60 6.37 1.03 1,459
3 Qantas         19.20 61.35 4.40 0.75 1,591
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 18.82 65.76 5.31 0.87 3,087
^ - Virgin Atlantic commenced LHR-SYD during December 2004

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         24.18 72.41 6.29 2.07 1,446
2 Qantas         25.16 55.25 7.75 1.50 1,200
  AVERAGE BOTH AIRLINES > > > 24.63 64.63 6.95 1.81 2,646
 

 
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