These are the Airlines with most Delays

These are the Airlines with most Delays


19.Aug.2019

Flight delays happen often and can certainly put a damper on the beginning or end of an otherwise perfect vacation. Based on a review of data compiled by FlightStats, which tracks monthly flight data by airline, the below identified the airlines with the most delays.

Flight problems account for the biggest percentage of problems involving air travel, which are divided into three categories – flight delays, missed connections and cancellations. 

Only major airlines were considered below. They also considered the total number of flights that were cancelled and the average length of delays in July. All data came from airline data website Flightstats.

10. Thomas Cook Airlines

• Share of flights delayed in July: 42.1%

• Flights delayed in July: 4,912

• Average length of delay: 57 minutes

• Headquartered in: United Kingdom

9. EL AL

• Share of flights delayed in July: 42.3%

• Flights delayed in July: 3,479

• Average length of delay: 50 minutes

• Headquartered in: Israel

8. Saudia

• Share of flights delayed in July: 42.3%

• Flights delayed in July: 18,978

• Average length of delay: 55 minutes

• Headquartered in: Saudi Arabia

7. SpiceJet

• Share of flights delayed in July: 43.9%

• Flights delayed in July: 17,422

• Average length of delay: 72 minutes

• Headquartered in: India

6. Shenzhen Airlines

• Share of flights delayed in July: 44.0%

• Flights delayed in July: 23,525

• Average length of delay: 81 minutes

• Headquartered in: China

5. TAP Portugal

• Share of flights delayed in July: 46.7%

• Flights delayed in July: 12,897

• Average length of delay: 45 minutes

• Headquartered in: Portugal

4. Tianjin Airlines

• Share of flights delayed in July: 47.0%

• Flights delayed in July: 12,469

• Average length of delay: 75 minutes

• Headquartered in: China

3. Aegean Airlines

• Share of flights delayed in July: 47.6%

• Flights delayed in July: 5,441

• Average length of delay: 38 minutes

• Headquartered in: Greece

2. Xiamen Airlines

• Share of flights delayed in July: 51.8%

• Flights delayed in July: 21,939

• Average length of delay: 68 minutes

• Headquartered in: China

And the winner is!!!

1. China United Airlines

• Share of flights delayed in July: 54.9%

• Flights delayed in July: 6,042

• Average length of delay: 97 minutes

• Headquartered in: China



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