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The following tables show a breakdown of airline punctuality for scheduled flights between six London airports and Zurich 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                             7.86 83.82 1.73 0.23 865
2 easyJet                           10.16 77.99 2.11 0.00 568
3 Swiss Airlines                         11.07 75.80 3.12 0.00 2,178
4 BA CityFlyer                             12.37 80.42 6.65 0.38 526
5 Vueling Airlines                               43.25 33.33 16.67 8.33 12
  ROUTE AVERAGE 10.54 78.24 3.18 0.12 4,149
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         10.86 78.24 2.95 0.31 4,140
2 BA CityFlyer       11.25 80.33 4.60 0.34 2,064
3 Swiss Airlines 11.48 75.70 2.94 0.14 8,631
4 Vueling Airlines                       17.55 77.62 7.22 1.08 277
5 easyJet       21.04 61.02 9.90 0.11 1,888
  ROUTE AVERAGE 12.46 75.28 3.99 0.22 17,000

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         7.80 84.01 2.18 0.17 2,289
2 Swiss Airlines       10.96 76.06 2.81 0.01 8,676
3 British Airways         13.90 70.81 4.47 0.10 4,001
4 easyJet       17.14 67.22 8.10 0.05 1,925
  ROUTE AVERAGE 11.93 74.89 3.72 0.06 16,891

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         6.97 87.45 2.78 0.13 2,335
2 Swiss Airlines       9.14 80.44 2.47 0.06 8,611
3 British Airways         11.76 76.83 3.58 0.23 3,941
4 easyJet       12.35 77.85 4.25 0.41 1,955
  ROUTE AVERAGE 9.82 80.27 2.98 0.15 16,842

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         5.28 90.75 1.92 0.14 2,086
2 Swiss Airlines       9.44 79.97 2.11 0.12 8,948
3 easyJet       10.32 81.41 3.93 0.15 1,958
4 British Airways         13.18 72.65 3.74 0.43 3,956
  ROUTE AVERAGE 9.90 79.76 2.68 0.20 16,948

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         6.09 89.17 2.34 0.10 2,096
2 Swiss Airlines       10.07 79.48 2.78 0.11 9,086
3 easyJet       10.82 78.13 3.35 0.10 1,998
4 British Airways         12.23 76.16 3.59 0.29 4,182
  ROUTE AVERAGE 10.20 79.70 2.99 0.15 17,362

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         7.24 88.01 2.81 0.19 2,101
2 British Airways         8.78 82.36 2.49 0.15 3,935
3 Swiss Airlines       9.54 80.82 1.61 0.16 8,636
4 easyJet       10.86 76.99 2.63 0.15 2,012
  ROUTE AVERAGE 9.23 81.63 2.09 0.16 16,684

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 Swiss Airlines       11.60 76.55 3.81 0.18 8,296
2 BA CityFlyer         12.05 80.16 5.69 0.24 2,072
3 British Airways         13.90 73.98 5.00 0.50 3,620
4 Aer Lingus                             15.87 68.27 5.77 0.00 104
5 easyJet       21.62 63.27 9.91 0.81 2,352
  ROUTE AVERAGE 13.62 74.49 5.19 0.35 16,444


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 Swiss Airlines       8.66 83.08 2.50 0.17 8,270
2 British Airways *       9.16 83.89 2.68 0.35 4,284
3 easyJet ^^       12.49 79.92 4.57 0.58 1,728
4 Aer Lingus ^         13.00 79.03 4.03 0.81 496
5 BA CityFlyer         14.40 75.39 6.19 0.48 2,068
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 10.01 81.90 3.26 0.31 16,846
^ - Aer Lingus commenced LGW-ZRH during April 2009
^^ - easyJet commenced LGW-ZRH during April 2009
* - British Airways discontinued LGW-ZRH during March 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 City Jet *         14.29 67.77 3.84 0.23 1,328
2 Swiss Airlines       14.92 68.30 4.29 0.15 9,176
3 British Airways       16.26 67.39 5.41 0.32 5,271
4 easyJet         21.74 60.82 9.41 0.43 1,169
5 BA CityFlyer         26.07 53.97 13.12 0.33 2,431
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 17.05 65.77 5.98 0.24 19,375
* - City Jet discontinued LCY-ZRH during September 2008


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 Swiss Airlines       14.57 67.28 3.47 0.15 8,846
2 easyJet ^^^         16.76 60.77 3.83 0.00 339
3 British Airways       16.85 66.82 5.91 0.40 5,534
4 City Jet ^^         16.92 64.86 6.45 0.09 1,147
5 BA CityFlyer ^         21.65 59.55 8.50 0.43 1,612
  AVERAGE ALL 5 AIRLINES > > > 16.14 66.14 4.91 0.25 17,478
^ - BA CityFlyer commenced LCY-ZRH during March 2007
^^ - City Jet commenced LCY-ZRH during April 2007
^^^ - easyJet commenced LTN-ZRH 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 Helvetic Airways *         9.96 74.11 0.59 0.00 506
2 Swiss Airlines       13.25 72.92 3.85 0.17 8,121
3 British Airways       15.94 69.52 6.11 0.38 5,581
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 14.19 71.63 4.62 0.25 14,208
* - Helvetic Airways discontinued LTN-ZRH during June 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 Helvetic Airways ^       11.16 75.45 2.45 0.00 774
2 Swiss Airlines       13.02 70.37 2.73 0.05 7,532
3 British Airways       14.91 71.20 4.85 0.34 5,625
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 13.68 70.99 3.57 0.17 13,931
^ - Helvetic Airways transferred LGW-ZRH services to LTN during May 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 Helvetic Airways ^         9.55 82.79 3.28 0.82 122
2 Swiss Airlines       14.76 65.15 3.18 0.11 7,490
3 British Airways         16.06 66.59 4.92 0.20 4,391
4 easyJet *       18.67 64.10 6.55 0.23 2,139
  AVERAGE ALL 4 AIRLINES > > > 15.71 65.59 4.23 0.16 14,142
* - easyJet discontinued LGW-ZRH during March 2004, discontinued LTN-ZRH during October 2004
^ - Helvetic Airways commenced LGW-ZRH during November 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 British Airways         12.60 74.92 3.62 0.29 4,111
2 Swiss Airlines       13.33 71.04 3.04 0.12 8,096
3 easyJet       17.39 68.13 7.44 0.29 3,470
  AVERAGE ALL 3 AIRLINES > > > 14.04 71.41 4.17 0.20 15,677
 

 
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